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9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

Jul. 17, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others. Police officer Brij Bhushan says two of the attackers were arrested in Murthiya, a village in Sonbhadra district, 300...

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

Jul. 17, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others. Police officer Brij Bhushan says two of the attackers were arrested in Murthiya, a village in Sonbhadra district, 300...

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

Jul. 17, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others. Police officer Brij Bhushan says two of the attackers were arrested in Murthiya, a village in Sonbhadra district, 300...

Netanyahu makes history as Israel's longest-serving leader

Jul. 17, 2019 7:04 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — As Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving prime minister, he is solidifying his place as the country's greatest political survivor and the most dominant force in Israeli politics in his generation. He has persevered through scandals, crises and conflicts, winning election...

Taiwan party picks mayor over ex-Foxconn chief for 2020 run

Jul. 15, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing. The Nationalist Party said Han Kuo-yu had won the presidential primary after opinion poll results gave him a 45...

Taiwan defends US arms deal after China sanctions threat

Jul. 13, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Saturday defended a proposal to purchase $2.2 billion in arms from the U.S., following a Chinese announcement that it would sanction any American companies involved in the deal. U.S. weapons help strengthen Taiwan's self-defense in the face of a growing military threat from...

Egyptian mediators arrive in Gaza to call for calm

Jul. 12, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian meditators arrived in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Friday after fears of renewed tension along the enclave's border with Israel a day after the Israeli military shot and killed a Hamas militant. The Egyptian delegation, comprised of senior officials of the...

China warns US 'not to play with fire' regarding Taiwan

Jul. 12, 2019 8:48 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The United States should not "play with fire" regarding Taiwan after Washington announced its intention to sell $2.2 billion in weapons to the island state, China's foreign minister said Friday. Wang Yi also said during a visit to Hungary that his country is concerned about...

China says US should not allow visit by Taiwan's leader

Jul. 12, 2019 8:23 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday that the U.S. should not allow an ongoing visit by Taiwan's president to New York and that it would impose sanctions on American companies that sell arms to the self-governing island as part of an expected $2.2 billion deal. President Tsai Ing-wen is in New York on a...

Hamas says Israeli troops kill militant in Gaza

Jul. 11, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian militant in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday in what the military later described as a mistake. It was the first fatality along the volatile border since an informal cease-fire was reached in May and raised the risk of...