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AP Top International News at 2:51 p.m. EDT

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan
BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan (AP) -- Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror....

The Latest: Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 153
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) -- The Latest on an oil tanker fire in Pakistan that killed more than 140 people (all times local):...

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found
MAO COUNTY, China (AP) -- Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China....

Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US says are 'difficult'
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's president on Sunday rejected a demand by major Arab states to remove Turkish troops from Qatar, among a sweeping list of ultimatums that the United States has described as "difficult to meet."...

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine military on Sunday began observing an eight-hour halt in its air and ground offensive against Islamic militants in southern Marawi city to allow residents, most of them displaced by the monthlong fighting, to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....

Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries....

War and waste: cautionary tales as US ponders Afghan boost
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One shirt, one pair of pants....

Reporter seeks justice for 'white van' torture in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The sight of a white van still haunts Poddala Jayantha, a Sri Lankan journalist exiled in the U.S....

Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the presidency's website....

 
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