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World wonders: Could NKorea fire nuclear missile over Japan?While North Korea says its next nuclear test will involve a missile flying over Japan, many experts don't think the country would take such a risk _ but they're not ruling it out
The Associated Press3 hours ago
People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea's earthquake, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. South Korea's weather agency said an earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The signs read " The quake was detected in an area around Punggye-ri where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detectedSouth Korea's weather agency says a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural
The Associated Press3 hours ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English talks to the media at his hotel in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. New Zealanders were voting Saturday in a national election that appears to be a close race between conservative English and liberal challenger Jacinda Ardern. (Doug Sherring/New Zealand Herald via)
New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov'tPrime Minister Bill English's National Party has won the most votes in New Zealand's general election but not enough to form a government without help from other political parties
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The Latest: New Zealand leader addresses supportersNew Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has addressed hundreds of supporters in Auckland after his National Party won the most votes in the general election
The Associated Press4 hours ago
2 Myanmar photojournalists freed on bail in BangladeshBangladesh police say two Myanmar photojournalists arrested while covering a massive influx of Rohingya refugees from their country have been released on bail, but they can't leave the country as the charges brought against them have yet to be dropped.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017 file photo, an exhausted Rohingya helps an elderly family member and a child as they arrive at Kutupalong refugee camp after crossing from Myanmmar to the Bangladesh side of the border, in Ukhia. The man said he lost several family members in Myanmar. More than 400,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh since the latest wave of violence exploded in their nearby home of Myanmar last month. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)
10 photos from Bangladesh camps, 10 stories of desperationAn AP photographer shares stories of desperation and hopelessness behind 10 pictures from Bangladesh camps where Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar violence now struggle
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Indian spiritual guru arrested for allegedly raping womanPolice have arrested a popular Indian spiritual guru, the second in the past month, for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman in western India
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Fearing eruption, thousands in Bali flee from Mount AgungThousands of villagers on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are huddling in temporary shelters, sports centers and with relatives, fearing Mount Agung will erupt for the first time in more than half a century
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Duterte says he became local millionaire due to inheritanceThe Philippine president says he became a local millionaire at a young age due to inheritance but reiterated he has no unexplained wealth as alleged by his leading critic
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pakistan says 'terrorists' inside Afghanistan kill officerPakistan's army says "terrorists" across the border in Afghanistan opened fire on newly built border post in Rajgal Valley, killing a young officer.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
China's official Xinhua News Agency says a magnitude-3.4 earthquake has been detected in North KoreaChina's official Xinhua News Agency says a magnitude-3.4 earthquake has been detected in North Korea
The Associated Press8 hours ago
The Latest: India Nobel laureate disappointed with Suu KyiIndian Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi says he is hugely disappointed with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Ky's stand on the Rohingya issue, calling it among this "era's biggest humanitarian crises."
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Official: 4 children killed in Afghanistan road accidentAuthorities say at least four young children have been killed in a traffic accident in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, a North Korean solder stands guard near barrels stacked up near the river bank of the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong. China announced Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 it will limit oil supplies to North Korea under U.N. sanctions starting Oct. 1, 2017, stepping up pressure on Pyongyang over its pursuit of nuclear and missile technology. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
China imposes limit on oil supply to North KoreaChina imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea in new pressure over nuclear, missile ambitions
The Associated Press13 hours ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English waits to be interviewed on television in Taupo, New Zealand, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. English is fighting to keep his job when the nation votes in the general election on Saturday, Sept. 23. (Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP)
New Zealanders head to polls for neck-and-neck national voteNew Zealanders vote in national elections Saturday, with opinion polls indicating a close race
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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