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Prominent Afghan Officials Are Killed by Taliban in 3 Attacks in South

published about 9 hours ago
The attacks, which killed at least 12 people, came after an insurgents’ takeover of a strategic district in Helmand Province on Wednesday.

Thai Police Announce Arrest in Bangkok Shrine Bombing

published about 17 hours ago
The Thai police on Saturday arrested a foreign man who they said was likely to have been involved in the Aug. 17 blast, which killed 20 people.

Antigovernment Protesters Gather in Malaysian Capital, Defying Police Orders

published about 18 hours ago
Antigovernment Protesters Gather in Malaysian Capital, Defying Police Orders
Thousands massed in Kuala Lumpur in a display of anger at the government of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has been accused of corruption.

Grim Toll of Migrant Crisis Rises on Sea, Land

published 1 day ago
Grim Toll of Migrant Crisis Rises on Sea, Land
The latest deaths of migrants both on land and at sea are shedding light on the brutal tactics of the people-smuggling operations that stretch from across the Mediterranean to deep within Europe’s borders.

Stock Swings Don't Shake Investors

published 1 day ago
Stock Swings Don't Shake Investors
Stock indexes’ wildest week in years rattled investors and fueled expectations for further price swings, but it failed to squelch the belief U.S. markets remain the best place to put money.