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Families leave their houses during a nearby clash between insurgents and security forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city's Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left over 30 dead. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Taliban say no peace with 'occupation,' want US talksThe leader of the Taliban says there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign "occupation" continues, reiterating the group's position that the 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct talks with the United States
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Khan as the country's next prime minister in a step toward third straight transfer of power from one civilian government to another one. (National Assembly, via AP)
Pakistan's Imran Khan sworn in as prime ministerPakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month's elections
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Indian children play in floodwaters after heavy rainfall in Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. India receives its annual rainfall from June-October. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Thousands await rescue amid deadly south Indian floodsThousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Muslim pilgrims rest inside the Grand Mosque, after offering Friday prayers ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimageSaudi Arabia is preparing to host the annual hajj pilgrimage beginning Sunday, as over 1.6 million Muslim faithful from abroad have arrived in the ultraconservative kingdom
The Associated Press2 hours ago
6.1 quake shakes Costa Rica near Panama; no major damageA strong earthquake has shaken southern Costa Rica near the border of Panama, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in places, but authorities say there was no major damage or reports of serious injuries
The Associated Press6 hours ago
People walk next to a sports car for sale in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Turkey and the United States exchanged new threats of sanctions Friday, keeping alive a diplomatic and financial crisis.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrestFeud over detained American pastor in Turkey overshadows deeper problems in U.S.-Turkish relationship, as well as fate of other detainees
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with major trading partners despite years of testy rhetoric and a stalled bid for EU membership. The overtures by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has harshly criticized Germany and other European nations in the past, are part of a diplomatic campaign to capitalize on international unease over U.S. President Donald Trump and American tariff disputes. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating furtherRatings agency Moody's has downgraded Turkey's credit rating deeper into "junk" status and slapped a "negative" rating on its outlook.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, Venezuelan citizens stand in a line outside of Foreign Ministry office in Lima, Peru. Peru announced on Friday, Aug. 17, that all Venezuelan citizens that want to travel to Peru will need a passport to do so. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)
Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrantsTwo South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Caterpillars remove debris from the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Officials say 38 people are confirmed killed and 15 injured. Prosecutors say 10 to 20 people might be unaccounted-for and the death toll is expected to rise. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victimsWith anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in victims' hometowns
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Caterpillars remove debris from the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Officials say 38 people are confirmed killed and 15 injured. Prosecutors say 10 to 20 people might be unaccounted-for and the death toll is expected to rise. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surgeWith anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims' hometowns
The Associated Press11 hours ago
US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abusesThe U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Al-Qaida bomb master killed in US strike, officials sayYemeni officials and a tribal leader say al-Qaida's chief bomb maker behind the 2009 Christmas Day plot to down an airliner over Detroit was killed months ago by a U.S. drone strike
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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