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India-US ties could face their biggest test in years after a foiled assassination attempt on a Sikh

Dec. 01, 2023 08:52 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ties between India and the U.S. had never looked better than they did in June, when President Joe Biden honored Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a pomp-filled state visit. The relationship was among the most consequential in the world and “more dynamic than at any time in...

AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Dec. 01, 2023 02:35 AM EST

Nov. 24-30, 2023 Sikhs lit candles to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, at the illuminated Golden Temple, in Amritsar, India. A pro-democracy activist known as Grandma Wong protested outside a Hong Kong court hearing the trial of 47 pro-democracy...

What to know about the Sikh independence movement following US accusation that activist was targeted

Nov. 30, 2023 14:03 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.S. has charged an Indian national in what prosecutors allege was a failed plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist at the behest of an unnamed Indian government official. The charges announced Wednesday against an Indian national arrested in June in Europe come...

An Indian official plotted to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader in New York, US prosecutors say

Nov. 30, 2023 01:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An Indian government official directed a plot to assassinate a prominent Sikh separatist leader living in New York City, United States prosecutors said Wednesday as they announced charges against a man they said was part of the thwarted conspiracy. U.S. officials...

A citizen of India has been charged in the U.S. with plotting to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader living in New York

Nov. 29, 2023 10:58 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — A citizen of India has been charged in the U.S. with plotting to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader living in New York.

Today in History: November 29, Natalie Wood drowns at age 43

Nov. 29, 2023 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2023. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1981, film star Natalie Wood drowned at age 43 while boating off California's Santa Catalina Island...

41 rescued workers emerge dazed and smiling after 17 days trapped in collapsed road tunnel in India

Nov. 28, 2023 21:52 PM EST

UTTARKASHI, India (AP) — Forty-one construction workers emerged dazed and smiling late Tuesday from a collapsed tunnel where they had been stranded the last 17 days — a happy ending to an ordeal that had gripped India and involved a massive rescue operation that overcame several setbacks. ...

Why it took 17 days for rescuers in India to get to 41 workers trapped in a mountain tunnel

Nov. 28, 2023 18:09 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — The rescue mission was expected to last only a few days. Instead, it took 17 days to reach 41 construction workers who were trapped when a landslide collapsed a mountain tunnel in northern India earlier this month. The excruciating wait finally ended at nightfall...

Michael Douglas gets lifetime achievement award at International Film Festival of India in Goa

Nov. 28, 2023 12:38 PM EST

PANAJI, India (AP) — Veteran Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas was honored with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at the 54th International Film Festival of India as it came to a close on Tuesday. The two-time Academy Award winner, 79, said he was “humbled”...

Fake babies, real horror: Deepfakes from the Gaza war increase fears about AI's power to mislead

Nov. 28, 2023 11:59 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Among images of the bombed out homes and ravaged streets of Gaza, some stood out for the utter horror: Bloodied, abandoned infants. Viewed millions of times online since the war began, these images are deepfakes created using artificial intelligence. If you look...