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Image of Asia: Praying for the health of Thailand's king

In this photo by Sakchai Lalit, Thais hold portraits of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej outside Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, where the ailing 88-year-old monarch has been treated for years. Several people had gathered at the hospital to pray and burn incense for the king's well-being. Bhumibol
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An overturned lorry bursts into flames, engulfing people who gathered to collect fuel, media say.
Modi arrived in the American capital for his first bilateral meeting with Trump
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit central Japan's Nagano prefecture on Sunday
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Fighting between government forces and Islamist rebels holed up in the heart of a southern Philippine town eased on Sunday as the military sought to enforce a temp
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong student activist Chau Ho-oi, born in the year the Asian financial hub returned to Chinese rule 20 years ago, recalls the sense of pride she once felt toward mainland Ch
Yemen has more than 200,000 suspected cholera cases, and 1,300 people have already died, the UN says.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong from June 29 to July 1 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the handover of the Asian financial hub from British colonial rule b
BEIJING (Reuters) - Rescue workers in China searched for 118 people still missing more than 24 hours after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading on Sunday after 15 bodies were pulle
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department says i
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island police officer has attended the high school graduation of a teen he rescued from icy waters more than six years ago. Newsday reports (
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to accelerate plans to amend Japan's pacifist constitution, saying he expects to submit a proposed revision to lawmakers before the end of the year,
Former President Cristina Kirchner filed papers to run for Argentina’s Senate, launching a campaign that could, if elected, give her congressional immunity from federal prosecution for alleged money l
Eight people from a little-known urban guerrilla group have been arrested in connection with a bombing last week at an upscale mall in the Colombian capital Bogota
BOGOTA (Reuters) - At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said on Saturday.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The sight of a white van still haunts Poddala Jayantha, a Sri Lankan journalist exiled in the U.S. Eight years after he was abducted in his home country, he says he saw only
RABBIT HASH, Ky. - Being mayor is a ruff job but somebody has to do it. According to WDRB-TV , a small Kentucky town has, for the fourth time, elected a ......
Medicaid, targeted by the Republicans’ health-care bills, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes, some of whom do not know they are on it.
People with medical problems could game the system by enrolling only when they get sick.
President Donald Trump appeared to quote from a Washington Post report detailing the Obama administration’s struggle to decide how to punish Russia for its interference in the U.S. presidential elect
CARACAS (Reuters) - Organization of American States President Luis Almagro offered on Saturday to resign if Venezuela holds free elections and enacts reforms to protect democracy in the troubled South
A U.S. Army instructor said that “a little bit of luck was involved” in the shot, adding that he didn’t know how many shots the Canadian took before hitting the target.
Forty-one teenage girls were killed in a fire at the government-run shelter in March.
DUBAI — A top United Arab Emirates official said yesterday the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership over allegati
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — A county official says he has received reports of four more children being injured at a northwestern Indiana water park that’s been ordered closed indefinitely. Porter Count
Lookouts and radar operators on the Navy destroy Fitzgerald should have spotted the freighter it collided with, and the captain should have been alerted. Instead, a routine cruise in good weather end
During the Cold War, hundreds of gay men and lesbians in Canada lost government and military jobs because of their sexual orientation. They are about to get an apology.
As Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis announces he is retiring, here are some other stars who quit being an actor.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night. The fire near the town of Brian Head is 8 percent contained and
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A southern Utah wildfire grew again overnight, forcing additional evacuations. Fire officials said Saturday that it had charred about 58.7 square miles (152 square kilometers) n
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 28-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a car earlier this month in St. Louis, critically wounding a 7-year-old girl and killing her parents and
Turkey will not surrender to any regional plot, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday
The deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has triggered protests and a legal battle.
TSOGTTSETSII, Mongolia (Reuters) - A few miles from Mongolia's giant Tavan Tolgoi mine, about 2,000 trucks a day set off across the Gobi desert, delivering coal to China on a road so narrow and ridden
Russian YouTuber Tatiana Subbotina shares how she "travels the world" without leaving her home.

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