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UNITED NATIONS — Women leaders from 38 countries urged U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday to fulfill a promise he made in 2007 to...

NEW DELHI — New Delhi will not participate in a meeting of South Asian nations to be held in Islamabad in November, its foreign...

BEIJING — A gas explosion at a coal mine in northwest China on Tuesday killed nine people and left 11 others trapped underground, China's...

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death penalty against a mentally ill man convicted of murder, overturning a previous appeal and...

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — An alleged timber smuggler in Cambodia has given journalists a lesson in ethics: People who take bribes should honor their...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The body of a newspaper editor killed seven years ago was exhumed Tuesday for a fresh investigation as Sri Lanka's...

BERLIN — Malaysia's prime minister says his country remains committed to bringing to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17...

KATHMANDU, Nepal — An overcrowded bus slipped off a mountain road in Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people, an official said. ...

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Strong winds knocked down people and scattered debris as a massive typhoon crossed over Taiwan on Tuesday, killing at least four...

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani court on Tuesday opened the trial against the father and ex-husband of a British woman over her alleged rape and...

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