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South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by Korean War
Updated: 2 hours ago

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 3 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a earlier temblor that killed hundreds
Updated: 2 hours ago
New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

Prime Minister Imran Khan says in his first televised speech in office that Pakistan is in the worst economic condition it has seen and he will adopt austerity measures to relieve the strain caused by foreign debt
Updated: 4 hours ago
Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday
Updated: 7 hours ago

Mexican poppy producing state pushes to decriminalize opium

Legislators in the violence-torn Mexican state of Guerrero vote to legalize production of opium for pharmaceutical use in a move they hope will reduce crime and help local farmers
Updated: 8 hours ago

Brazil to send troops to town bordering Venezuela

The Brazilian government says it plans to send troops to the border town of Pacaraima after residents there attacked Venezuelan migrants
Updated: 9 hours ago
Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution
Updated: 9 hours ago
Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

Romania's interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured
Updated: 9 hours ago
Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot Palestinian

Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot Palestinian

Israel's Supreme Court has doubled the prison sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted of unjustly shooting a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014
Updated: 9 hours ago

Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran

National Security Adviser John Bolton met with Israel's prime minister during a visit to Jerusalem
Updated: 10 hours ago