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Asia (AP)
Pakistan's army denies 'state agencies' killed activist
ISLAMABAD (AP) Pakistan's army has condemned the killing of an outspoken critic of the country's political and military leaders, saying state security forces were not responsible for his death.
13 mins ago | AP site

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak
PATNA, India (AP) More than 100 children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in India's eastern state of Bihar, authorities said Tuesday.
3 hrs ago | AP site

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) An overloaded boat carrying people home to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families capsized off Indonesia's main island of Java, killing at least 17 and leaving four others missing, police said Tuesday.
3 hrs ago | AP site

The Latest: Helicopter saves 6 climbers in Pakistan's north
ISLAMABAD (AP) The Latest on a climbing expedition's rescue in Pakistan after being hit by an avalanche (all times local):
5 hrs ago | AP site

Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche.
ISLAMABAD (AP) Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche.
5 hrs ago | AP site

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000
MOSCOW (AP) Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people.
7 hrs ago | AP site

Asian markets mixed ahead of central banks' rate decisions
SINGAPORE (AP) Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday as caution set in ahead of interest rate decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks.
9 hrs ago | AP site

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killed
SRINAGAR, India (AP) Two Indian soldiers were killed after a car bombing targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir overnight, officials said Tuesday.
9 hrs ago | AP site

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members Tuesday in waters off Borneo island, a Malaysian official and a maritime watchdog said.
10 hrs ago | AP site

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar
UNITED NATIONS (AP) An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's military concluded that the organization's many bodies failed to act together, resulting in "systemic and structural failures."
10 hrs ago | AP site

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche
ISLAMABAD (AP) A Pakistani climber was killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition were injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in remote northern Pakistan, a mountaineering group said Tuesday.
11 hrs ago | AP site

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21 months
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison.
12 hrs ago | AP site

Cat filter goof leaves Pakistanis scratching their whiskers
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers.
13 hrs ago | AP site

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA
SYDNEY (AP) American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program.
14 hrs ago | AP site

Brazil not eager to advance by settling for a draw
PARIS (AP) A draw is all it would take for Brazil to advance in the Women's World Cup.
17 hrs ago | AP site

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The world's population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday.
19 hrs ago | AP site

Shakib stars again in Bangladesh record chase at World Cup
TAUNTON, England (AP) Shakib Al Hasan argued for a promotion and kept getting turned down.
19 hrs ago | AP site

Australia and Sam Kerr quiet the haters at the World Cup
Australia's path to the Women's World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round.
19 hrs ago | AP site

Bangladesh hunt down West Indies with 2nd-best CWC chase
TAUNTON, England (AP) Bangladesh achieved the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history and pushed the West Indies close to elimination in a surprisingly comfortable seven-wicket victory on Monday.
20 hrs ago | AP site

Perth to host Fed Cup final between Australia and France
PERTH, Australia (AP) Perth has beaten out bids from Melbourne and Brisbane to host the Fed Cup tennis final between Australia and France in November.
1 day ago | AP site