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Students globally protest warming, pleading for their future

Mar. 15, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change. From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, angry students in more than 100 countries walked out of classes to protest what they see as the failures by...

The Latest: 16 arrested at NYC student climate protest

Mar. 15, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on global climate protests by students (all times local): 4 a.m. Police say 16 people have been arrested for blocking traffic during a climate protest in front of New York City's American Museum of Natural History. The protesters face charges of disorderly conduct stemming from...

60 years after Dalai Lama fled, China defends Tibet policies

Mar. 10, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China is defending its often-criticized rule in Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled into exile amid an abortive uprising against Chinese control, saying those who question its policies are merely showing their anti-Chinese bias. The statements in official media came as Tibetans and...

Tibetan activists in India mark uprising's 60th anniversary

Mar. 10, 2019 1:25 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Tibetan activists put up posters and hoisted a Tibetan flag in India's capital on Sunday to mark the 60th anniversary of 1959 uprising against Chinese rule. Activists were assembling in New Delhi and planned to march later in the day. Police in riot gear were patrolling the streets. March...

India returns key diplomat to Pakistan as tensions ease

Mar. 9, 2019 12:01 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India said Saturday that it was returning a key diplomat to Pakistan's capital amid an easing of tensions between the nuclear neighbors, but also demanded that its archrival take concrete steps against terrorists operating from its territory. India's high commissioner to Pakistan was to...

AP Photos: Family on the fringes sees hope in 7-year-old

Mar. 7, 2019 7:44 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Someday, the family says, the 7-year-old will save them. "I'll fight," the boy's mother said when her husband insisted their son start working. She vowed he would stay in school, no matter what. More than 20 years ago, Ruby Khan and her husband, Nisar, came to New Delhi, hoping to find...

Pakistan arrests key suspects over attack in Indian Kashmir

Mar. 5, 2019 9:05 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Interior Ministry said Tuesday that authorities arrested dozens of suspects in the wake of last month's suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 40 Indian troops, including the brother of the leader of the outlawed Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group. The arrests...

Analysis: India, Pakistan de-escalate but triggers remain

Mar. 3, 2019 1:20 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan have pulled back from the brink of an all-out military confrontation over the contested Kashmir region. But Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan failed to address the underlying threats to stability, raising...

The Latest: Global Muslim body urges India, Pakistan to talk

Mar. 2, 2019 10:53 AM EST

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Latest on tensions between India and Pakistan (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Pakistan's foreign ministry says the world's largest body of Muslim-majority nations has adopted a resolution urging India and Pakistan to de-escalate tensions and resolve their issues "through peaceful...

Pakistan frees captured Indian pilot in 'gesture of peace'

Mar. 1, 2019 4:01 PM EST

WAGAH, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan handed over a captured Indian air force pilot to Indian officials at a border crossing on Friday, a "gesture of peace" by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan aimed at defusing a dramatic escalation between the nuclear-armed neighbors over the disputed region of Kashmir. The...