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An injured police officer waits for medical help after a clash with farmers protested ahead of the budget speech near the Parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, May 26, 2017. Pakistan's Finance Minister introduces d a $50 billion development-heavy budget that also promises a 7 per cent increase in military spending. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budgetPakistan's Finance Minister has presented a $50 billion development-heavy budget that also promises a seven percent increase in military spending
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Official: Taliban kills 15 Afghan soldiers in KandaharAn Afghan official says Taliban fighters attacked an army camp in southern Kandahar province, killing at least 15 soldiers
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Sri Lankans watch military rescue efforts at the site of a landslide at Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 26, 2017. Mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka killed dozens and left many more missing on Friday. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
91 killed, 110 missing in Sri Lankan floods, mudslidesSri Lankan government says floods and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains have killed 91 people and left 110 others missing
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashedAP Investigation: Sri Lanka did little to punish perpetrators of a child sex ring in Haiti in a case that shows how a culture of impunity has seeped into UN peacekeeping missions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashedAP Investigation: Sri Lanka did little to punish perpetrators of a child sex ring in Haiti in a case that shows how a culture of impunity has seeped into UN peacekeeping missions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police officers search a house after a raid in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, Friday, May 26, 2017. Indonesian police arrested three suspected militants Friday for their alleged involvement in twin suicide bombings that killed three people in Jakarta, while the Islamic State group claimed it was responsible for the attack. (AP Photo)
Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed policeIndonesian police have arrested three suspects for alleged involvement in twin suicide bombings that killed three policemen in Jakarta, while the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sri Lankan government says death toll from floods, mudslides has risen to 91; 110 are missingSri Lankan government says death toll from floods, mudslides has risen to 91; 110 are missing
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A Filipino activist holds a slogan to oppose the recent declaration of martial law in Mindanao by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a rally outside the presidential palace in Manila, Philippines, Friday, May 26, 2017. Philippine army generals said dozens of Islamic State group-linked extremists have been killed in two days of fighting in Marawi city, Mindanao, southern Philippines that has been under siege since one of Asia's most-wanted militants evaded capture and dozens of rebels came to his aid. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
The Latest: Protesters oppose martial law in PhilippinesHundreds of protesters have marched to the presidential palace in Manila to protest President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in the southern Mindanao region, where a city is under siege by militants linked to the Islamic State group
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Philippine Armed Forces chief and administrator of Martial Law Gen. Eduardo Ano talks to reporters during his visit to a military camp Friday, May 26, 2017 on the outskirts of Iligan city in southern Philippines. Ano said the Philippine troops are continuing their offensive to retake control of Marawi city after Muslim militant laid siege and prompted an exodus of Marawi residents. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State groupPresident Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning that the country is at grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A man looks at his smartphone at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, May 26, 2017. Asian stock markets are mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street’s latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest oil production cut that dragged down crude prices and commodity shares. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
World stocks dip, oil price stabilizes after big slideWorld stock markets weaken as G-7 summit of leaders gets underway, while oil stabilizes after tumble on production cut
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Sri Lanka says 25 people have died, 42 missing in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rainSri Lanka says 25 people have died, 42 missing in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Lady Justice statue removed from Bangladesh court complexA statue of Lady Justice has been removed from Bangladesh's Supreme Court premises under tight security after Islamist hard-liners pressed for its removal
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Wednesday, May 3, 2017 photo, a North Korean soldier looks through a pair of binoculars as he stands at a guard tower on the border near Chongsu in North Korea's North Pyongan Province, as seen from across the border in Dandong in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Friday, May 26, 2017, that Chinese officials have told Washington they have tightened border controls with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities. (Chinatopix via AP)
US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. KoreaA U.S. diplomat says Chinese officials say they have tightened border controls with North Korea as part of international sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this 1986 file photo, Sri Lankan government troops perform a drill practice at a camp in Trincomalee, Sir Lanka. In 1983, civil war broke out, with rebels of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (or LTTE, known as Tamil Tigers) fighting government forces for an independent homeland for ethnic Tamils in northern and eastern regions of the island nation. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)
Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeepingKey dates in Sri Lanka's recent history of conflict and contributions to U.N. peacekeeping
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2016 file photo, a visitor uses binoculars to see the North Korean territory from the unification observatory in Paju, South Korea.  South Korea approved Friday, May 26, 2017, a civic group to contact North Korea over aid programs, the first such approval since North Korea's nuclear test in January 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man. File)
S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malariaSouth Korea OKs 1st civilian contact with North Korea since North's nuclear test in January 2016
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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