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    • Fuel truck explodes, kills 150 in Pakistan

      Jun 25, 2017 | 16:02 pm

      BAHAWALPUR, PAKISTAN - Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror.

    • More blood but no victory in Duterte's drug war

      Jun 25, 2017 | 15:19 pm

      MANILA - Launched a year ago, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs has resulted in thousands of deaths, yet the street price of crystal methamphetamine in Manila has fallen and surveys show Filipinos are as anxious as ever about crime.

    • US urges Qatar, neighbours to ease tension

      Jun 25, 2017 | 13:44 pm

      WASHINGTON - The United States said Sunday some demands on Qatar by its Mideast neighbours "will be very difficult to meet." But the US isn't rejecting the demands outright.

    • 10 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

      Jun 25, 2017 | 10:03 am

      MAO COUNTY, China -- Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 other people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.

    • Student activist Rangsiman arrested on way to political forum

      Jun 25, 2017 | 09:33 am

      Student activist Rangsiman Rome was arrested in Bangkok on Sunday and sent to hear charges of campaigning against the charter referendum in Samut Prakan province.

    • Crowd catches teen falling from New York park ride

      Jun 25, 2017 | 09:18 am

      QUEENSBURY, UNITED STATES - A teenager fell about eight metres from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park on Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below to catch her before she hit the ground.