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Tens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resign

AP KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Defying authorities, tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns gathered Saturday in...

Oz dumps titles knights, dames from honors awards

By Rod McGuirk, AP CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia is dumping the titles “knights” and “dames” — again. The government had...

Philippine human rights activist shot, 2 abducted

By Oliver Teves MANILA, Philippines, AP Unidentified gunmen wounded a human rights activist and abducted two left-wing leaders in a central Philippine province, police and...
Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities all over the world are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are...

Rape arrests spur curfew for US troops in Okinawa

Reuters TOKYO -- The commander of U.S. Forces Japan imposed a night curfew on military personnel on Friday after two U.S. servicemen ere arrested on...

Dead poultry raises bird flu alarm in Vietnam: officials

Reuters HANOI -- Dead poultry have been found in rivers and streams in northern Vietnam, a sign of a possible new bird flu outbreak during...

Israel seeks to break Palestinian spirits

JERUSALEM, Reuters Israel declared psychological war on hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners on Monday, saying it would barbecue meat outside their cells to try to break...

Curfew declared amid reports 100 killed in Pakistan

MIRAN SHAH, Pakistan, AP Authorities declared a curfew Monday in a remote northwestern town after three days of fighting between Pakistani security forces and pro-Taliban...

RP to ask Malaysia about monitors

Reuters MANILA -- The Philippines will ask Malaysia to reconsider a decision to quit a monitoring team that oversees a ceasefire between government troops and...

Arroyo seeks to be moved home as health improves

By Teresa Cerojano ,AP MANILA, Philippines -- Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, who tried to leave the country on medical grounds while election fraud...

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