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North Korea said on Sept. 22 it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the reclusive country, with leader Kim Jong Un promising to make a "mentally deranged" Trump pay dearly for his threats.
WATULIMO, Indonesia - Agence France-Presse
More than 200 people were feared dead after a heavily overloaded boat packed mostly with Afghan and Iranian asylum-seekers sank off Indonesia en route to Australia, rescuers said Sunday
ISLAMABAD / QUETTA
Islamabad says the Afghan border closure will continue as a NATO convoy is set ablaze for the second time.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Japan said Friday it had finally brought leaking reactors at Fukushima under control, in what authorities say is a vital step on the long road to recovery, nine months after its nuclear crisis began.
At least 89 people were killed when a fire engulfed patients at a hospital Dec. 9 in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, and officials are accusing staff of abandoning those in their care, reports said.
KOLKATA, India - Agence France-Presse
A batch of home-brewed liquor possibly laced with a lethal dose of the highly toxic chemical methanol has killed more than 100 people in eastern India, an official told AFP on Thursday.
Photos of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra kneeling in front of Thailand's princess caused heated debate worldwide, Hürriyet reported.
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ACEH, Indonesia - The Associated Press
Police in Indonesia's most conservative province raided a punk-rock concert and detained 65 fans, buzzing off their spiky mohawks and stripping away body piercings because of the perceived threat to Islamic values.
Indian police say the death toll from a fire that raged through a Kolkata hospital has risen to 88.
ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is to be discharged from a Dubai hospital on Thursday...
BEIJING - The Associated Press
A Chinese dairy farmer has been sentenced to death for lacing her rival's milk supply with industrial salt, causing the deaths of three young children.