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Pakistan blames India for postponement of SAARC conference
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's Foreign Ministry says it remains committed to hosting the 19th SAARC Summit, which has been postponed after India's decision to abstain....

Gunmen kills 6 civilians, 1 police officer in Pakistan
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) -- Unknown gunmen killed six civilians in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province while attackers killed a police officer in the southern city of Karachi in order to free two alleged killers he was escorting, officials said Friday....

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts....

Dueling truths follow Indian raid in Pakistani Kashmir
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- In New Delhi, they say that highly trained Indian soldiers slipped across the de facto border and into Pakistani-controlled Kashmir in a daring nighttime raid, killing anti-India militants preparing to launch attacks....

Chinese frigates pay port call at Myanmar's old capital
THILAWA, Myanmar (AP) -- Two Chinese naval frigates are paying a port call near Myanmar's old capital, Yangon....

Banned Pakistan group urges revenge for killing of Kashmiris
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) -- The founding member of a banned Pakistani militant group has urged the army to take revenge on India for killing civilians in Kashmir....

Man suspected of killing parents, then 17 neighbors in China
BEIJING (AP) -- Police say a villager in southwest China killed his parents and then 17 neighbors in an attempt to cover up his crime, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday....

South Korea picks new site for US missile defense system
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A private golf course in South Korea's southeast has been chosen as the new site for an advanced U.S. missile defense system to be deployed by the end of next year to protect against North Korean threats, Seoul's Defense Ministry said Friday....

Dutch man due in Myanmar court on insulting religion charge
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A Dutch citizen charged with insulting religion in Myanmar for allegedly unplugging an amplifier blasting a late-night Buddhist sermon near his hotel is to appear in court, local officials said Friday....

Formerly high-flying Chinese officials sentenced for graft
BEIJING (AP) -- Two formerly high-flying Chinese provincial officials were sentenced to prison on Friday for corruption and bribe-taking, the latest targets to fall in President Xi Jinping's years-long campaign against graft at all levels of government and state industry....