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Poor construction, safety checks blamed for fatal China fire
BEIJING (AP) -- A preliminary investigation into a nursing home fire that killed 38 people in central China has blamed poor building construction and lax safety checks, Chinese authorities reported....

About 1,100 people dead as summer temperatures soar in India
HYDERABAD, India (AP) -- Soaring summer temperatures in India have left over 1,100 people dead over the past month, officials said Wednesday....

Kazakhstan 'gay propaganda' measure deemed unconstitutional
MOSCOW (AP) -- A proposed law in Kazakhstan that would criminalize dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships has been struck down as unconstitutional....

Image of Asia: Working at a brick kiln in the summer heat
In this photo by Saurabh Das, a laborer sets off with a bucket to fetch drinking water at a brick kiln on a hot summer day in Ghasera, on the outskirts of New Delhi. India's capital had a high temperature of 42 Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) on Wednesday. The sweltering summer heat has caused at least 1,100 this month in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana, and the high temperatures are forecast to last at least another week. Monsoon rains start to arrive in the first week of June and gradually cover the entire country....

Singapore Airlines investigates engine problem during flight
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Singapore Airlines said Wednesday that it is investigating how one of its jets suffered a loss of power in both of its engines over the weekend and descended 13,000 feet (3,962 meters) before regaining altitude en route from Singapore to Shanghai....

UN agency to hire mountain guides, porters for Nepal relief
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- The U.N. food agency is hiring thousands of mountain and trekking guides, porters and other workers to carry food, medicine, tents and supplies to Nepal's mostly inaccessible northern villages where two powerful earthquakes destroyed houses, officials said Wednesday....

Japan nuclear plant obtains final permit needed to restart
TOKYO (AP) -- A nuclear plant in southern Japan on Wednesday obtained the final permit needed to restart its reactors, paving the way for it to become the first to go back online under new safety standards introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster....

Australian boy in Syria creates quandary for government
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- A 7-year-old Australian boy who horrified the world a year ago when he was photographed holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier by the hair has created a quandary for the government, which wants to make scores of Australian fighters in the Middle East someone else's problem by revoking their citizenship....

4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said....

Fleeing poverty, Bangladeshis caught in Asian boat crisis
UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) -- The traffickers spun stories that were unimaginable to their listeners, many who hailed from tiny Bangladeshi villages where almost no one earns more than a few dollars a day....


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