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Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said....

Massive anti-India protests, clashes hit Kashmir after Indian forces say they killed top rebel leader
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Massive anti-India protests, clashes hit Kashmir after Indian forces say they killed top rebel leader....

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation....

Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, witnesses said. Civilians waved flags from their windows to show they are not combatants....

Indian army: 4 suspected rebels killed in disputed Kashmir
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Indian soldiers killed four suspected rebels Saturday along the highly militarized de-facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, the Indian army said....

Mudslides, floods in Sri Lanka kill at least 28; 66 missing
BELLANA, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Floods and torrents of red mud unleashed by monsoon rains have killed at least 28 people in western and southern Sri Lanka and left 66 others missing, as officials warned Friday the situation could get worse....

World stocks dip, oil price stabilizes after big slide
HONG KONG (AP) -- World stock markets mostly weakened Friday as investors watched the G-7 summit of leaders and oil prices stabilized after falling sharply over a production cut deal....

Lady Justice statue removed from Bangladesh court complex
NEW DELHI (AP) -- A statue of Lady Justice was removed from Bangladesh's Supreme Court premises under tight security after Islamist hard-liners pressed for its removal, the sculptor said Friday....

The Latest: Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) -- The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):...

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesian police arrested three suspected militants Friday for their alleged involvement in twin suicide bombings that killed three people in Jakarta, while the Islamic State group claimed it was responsible for the attack....