Pakistani police search for gunmen who abducted bus passengers and killed 11 in the southwest

Pakistani police search for gunmen who abducted bus passengers and killed 11 in the southwest

Apr 13 2024

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police searched for gunmen who killed nine people after abducting them from a bus on a highway in the country’s southwest. The same attackers earlier killed two people and wounded six in another car they forced to stop. read more...


‘Run, run, run': Chaos at a Sydney mall as 6 people stabbed to death, and the suspect fatally shot

‘Run, run, run': Chaos at a Sydney mall as 6 people stabbed to death, and the suspect fatally shot

Apr 13 2024

SYDNEY (AP) — A man stabbed six people to death at a busy Sydney shopping center Saturday before he was fatally shot, police said, with hundreds fleeing the chaotic scene, many weeping as they carried their children. Eight people, including a 9-month-old, were injured. read more...


Strongest earthquake in 25 years rocks Taiwan, killing 9 people

Strongest earthquake in 25 years rocks Taiwan, killing 9 people

Apr 03 2024

HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — The strongest earthquake in a quarter-century rocked Taiwan during the morning rush hour Wednesday, killing nine people, sending others scrambling out the windows of damaged buildings and halting train service throughout the island. A tsunami warning was triggered but later lifted. read more...


Migrant workers who helped build modern China have scant or no pensions, and can’t retire

Migrant workers who helped build modern China have scant or no pensions, and can’t retire

Mar 29 2024

BEIJING (AP) — At 53, Guan Junling is too old to get hired at factories anymore. But for migrant workers like her, not working is not an option. For decades, they have come from farming villages to find work in the cities. Toiling in sweatshops and building apartment complexes they could never afford to live in, they played a vital role in China’s transformation into an economic powerhouse. read more...


Chinese investigators arrive in Pakistan to probe suicide attack that killed 5 of its nationals

Chinese investigators arrive in Pakistan to probe suicide attack that killed 5 of its nationals

Mar 29 2024

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A team of Chinese investigators arrived in Pakistan on Friday to join a probe into a suicide attack that killed five of its nationals earlier this week, officials said, as Pakistan continued its own investigations into the attack. read more...


Pakistani police say 5 Chinese nationals and their local driver were killed in a suicide attack

Pakistani police say 5 Chinese nationals and their local driver were killed in a suicide attack

Mar 26 2024

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan rammed his explosive-laden car into a vehicle Tuesday, killing five Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver, police and government officials said. read more...


Putin says gunmen who raided Moscow concert hall tried to escape to Ukraine. Kyiv denies involvement

Putin says gunmen who raided Moscow concert hall tried to escape to Ukraine. Kyiv denies involvement

Mar 23 2024

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities arrested the four people suspected of taking part in the attack on a suburban Moscow concert hall that killed at least 133 people and believe they were headed to Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday during an address to the nation. read more...


Putin extends rule in preordained Russian election after harshest crackdown since Soviet era

Putin extends rule in preordained Russian election after harshest crackdown since Soviet era

Mar 19 2024

(AP) President Vladimir Putin extended his reign over Russia in a landslide election whose outcome was never in doubt, declaring his determination Monday to advance deeper into Ukraine and dangling new threats against the West. read more...


Famine is said to be imminent in northern Gaza as Israel raids the main hospital again

Famine is said to be imminent in northern Gaza as Israel raids the main hospital again

Mar 19 2024

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Famine is imminent in northern Gaza, where 70% of people are experiencing catastrophic hunger, according to a report Monday that warned escalation of the war could push half of Gaza’s total population to the brink of starvation. read more...


7 soldiers killed in a suicide truck bombing and shootout in northwest Pakistan

7 soldiers killed in a suicide truck bombing and shootout in northwest Pakistan

Mar 16 2024

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden truck into a sprawling military post in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, the military and security officials said. At least seven soldiers were killed in the bombing and ensuing shootout. read more...


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