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Philippines to pull out of Golan Heights, Liberia
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippines says it will bring home its peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights amid the deteriorating security in the region and will withdraw troops from Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak....

India, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir; 4 dead
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said....

India police re-arrest fasting activist
GAUHATI, India (AP) -- Police re-arrested a frail Indian activist who has been on a hunger strike for nearly 14 years to protest alleged military brutality in India's remote northeast, her attorney said Saturday....

Spirits, prayers mark hunt for Myanmar's lost bell
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lower their masks and plunge one-by-one into the mighty Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses that will act as primitive breathing devices during their dizzying descent into darkness....

Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'
BANGKOK (AP) -- Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more....

Correction: Indonesia-US Woman Dead story
BALI, Indonesia (AP) -- In a story Aug. 21 about the investigation into the killing of a Chicago woman in Indonesia, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of suspect Heather Mack, the slain woman's daughter. She is 18 years old. The story also erroneously referred to Chicago-based attorney Michael Elkin as the lawyer for both Mack and her boyfriend and fellow suspect Tommy Schaefer. Elkin is only representing Mack....

Rains raise search risk after Japan landslides
TOKYO (AP) -- Forecasts of more heavy rains in western Japan raised the risk Friday of further landslides in Hiroshima, hindering efforts to locate dozens of people still missing after hills around the city collapsed earlier this week....

AP Photos: Pakistani protesters sleep on streets
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- They swarmed into Pakistan's capital in their thousands, protesters calling for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation and the dissolution of parliament....

Pakistan cricket hero's party quits parliament
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The party of Pakistan's famed cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who has led a week of anti-government protests in the capital, resigned from parliament on Friday in its latest bid to drive Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power over alleged election fraud....

MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies....