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Image of Asia: Fire burns more than 1,000 homes in Manila

March 3, 2015

In this photo by Bullit Marquez, a boy sits on pavement while his family retrieves items from their burned home Tuesday following an overnight fire that destroyed a slum-dwellers community in... more »»

Indian envoy in Pakistan for rare visit praises talks

March 3, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — India's foreign secretary said during a rare visit to Pakistan that the two sides agreed to work together to narrow their differences but that he'd also raised concerns about... more »»

Report: As Ebola wanes, other countries remain vulnerable

March 3, 2015

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Arriving airline passengers lined up outdoors to have their temperatures checked, the screens in the nighttime darkness like glowing lightning bugs. more »»

Afghan avalanches cut off 3 northern districts

March 3, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Avalanches have cut off at least three districts in a remote part of northern Afghanistan, the head of a disaster relief agency said Tuesday, a week after nearly 200... more »»

Palestinians confiscate Israeli goods in boycott campaign

March 3, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians urging a boycott of Israeli products have begun confiscating goods in the West Bank, a movement leader said Tuesday, after activists dumped a truckload of... more »»

Indian envoy in Pakistan after talks broke down last year

March 3, 2015

ISLAMABAD (AP) — India's foreign secretary arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit Tuesday, marking the first high-level meeting since talks broke down between the two nuclear-armed rivals last... more »»

Airlines move to better track planes a year after Flight 370

March 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss. more »»

Haitians' 'Brazilian dream' sours as work hard to find

March 3, 2015

SAO PAULO (AP) — Under a scorching sun, dozens of Haitians shuffled impatiently about the brick-walled courtyard of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. more »»

Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip

March 3, 2015

SHANGHAI (AP) — Britain's Prince William focused his China trip on football and film Tuesday with an agenda including a movie premiere and an appointment to watch Premier League-trained coaches... more »»

Australia sending more troops to Iraq to train local forces

March 3, 2015

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia will send more troops to Iraq to help train local security forces in their battle against the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday. more »»

China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric

March 3, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a "ticket to hell," a newspaper published by China's Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of... more »»

Tourism thrives in Malaysia despite association with tragedy

March 3, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. more »»

Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America funding

March 3, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Guatemala for a two-day visit with Central American presidents to discuss funding priorities aimed at slowing migration. more »»

Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer

March 3, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a... more »»

Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel ties

March 3, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. more »»

Google, Facebook update contrasting plans to connect world

March 2, 2015

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Sci-fi solutions or making friends one at a time? Google and Facebook want more people online, searching around and clicking on ads. more »»

WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect

March 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo... more »»

Polish top senator: Russia banned me from Nemtsov's funeral

March 2, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Senate speaker said Monday that Russia's authorities have denied him entry into the country for the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. more »»

Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal to avoid cuts this month

March 2, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement late Monday to ensure natural gas supplies to war-torn Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible cuts that could have hit supplies... more »»

Google selling wireless plans to get more people online

March 2, 2015

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet make. more »»

 
 
 

 

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