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Commuters wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus walk through a subway station in Beijing, Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The Latest: China easing into reopening as local cases wane

Jul. 8, 2020 11:25 PM EDT

BEIJING — China says it has nine new confirmed coronavirus cases, all of them brought from outside the country, and no new deaths. Thursday’s report buttresses growing signs the virus has been essentially contained inside the nation in which it first appeared late last year. The near elimination...

People carry a girl, who was injured in bus and train accident, after receiving initial treatment at a hospital in Sheikhupura near Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, July 3, 2020. A passenger train crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned railway crossing in eastern Pakistan, police and rescue officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

Train hits bus carrying Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan: 22 dead

Jul. 3, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A passenger train crashed into a bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned railway crossing in eastern Pakistan on Friday, killing 22 people, including seven women, officials said. At least six pilgrims were injured. The accident happened in the district of Sheikhupura in Punjab...

Pakistan sentences 3 men over politician's killing in London

Jun. 18, 2020 2:27 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court sentenced three men to life in prison on Thursday, after finding them guilty of involvement in the killing of a politician from an ethnic Pakistani party who was stabbed to death in London in 2010. The court also ruled that the politician's killing abroad was ordered by...

Officials: Noises on PIA flight to Pakistan scare passengers

Jun. 11, 2020 7:38 AM EDT

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Panic gripped passengers when a Pakistan International Airlines plane made unusual noises while returning to Pakistan from Saudi Arabia, but the aircraft safely landed at the Karachi airport, a passenger and airport officials said Thursday. The scare came weeks after another of the...