Analysis: Pacquiao schooled, silenced in Las Vegas

GENERAL SANTOS CITY - Manny Pacquiao lost the biggest fight of his life right at......

Mayweather beats Pacquiao in unanimous decision

Floyd Mayweather Jr. won a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, using his......

Death toll in Nepal quake climbs past 7,000

PAUWATHOK, Nepal (AP) — Police in Nepal say the death toll from last weekend's massive......

Philippines at a standstill for Pacquiao fight

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Millions of Filipinos pack public gymnasiums, movie houses, restaurants and homes......

Thai police dig up graves at suspected trafficking camp

PADANG BESAR, Thailand (AP) — Thai police officials have trekked into mountains with shovels to......

The Latest on Nepal: Terrain challenging to aid deliveries

A European Union official says some 1,000 Europeans in Nepal had not reached out to......

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Afghan woman escapes beheading attempt by her mother-in-law

By Sun, May 03, 2015 2:36PM UTC

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a newlywed woman narrowly escaped a beheading attempt by her mother-in-law in eastern Ghazni province....

NKorea arrests S. Korean studying in US for illegal entry

By Sun, May 03, 2015 2:30PM UTC

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea says it is questioning a South Korean student of New York University for illegally entering the country from China last month....

Burma speaker says he’ll run for presidency if nominated

By Sat, May 02, 2015 4:00PM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Burma/Myanmar parliament speaker Shwe Mann says he will run for the nation's presidency if nominated by the ruling party....

Pacquiao Watch: When parallels meet

By Sat, May 02, 2015 8:26AM UTC

In many ways, Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao share many things in common. They both grew up in a dysfunctional family. Pacquiao’s parents were estranged and Mayweather’s were hooked on drugs. Both lived in the squalor of poverty and made boxing their ticket out of it....

Thousands of South Koreans protest over government labor policies

By Fri, May 01, 2015 6:54PM UTC

Condition" during a May Day rally near the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Friday. Pic: AP. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans are marching in Seoul for a third weekend to protest government labor policies and the handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago....

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong says he’s free of cancer after treatment

By Fri, May 01, 2015 6:43PM UTC

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says he is free of prostate cancer after treatment....

Pakistan military says strikes kill 44 suspected militants

By Sun, May 03, 2015 2:58PM UTC View Comments

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military says airstrikes have killed 44 suspected militants in the tribal region near the Afghan border....

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Pacquiao Watch: The longest night

By Sat, May 02, 2015 8:41PM UTC View Comments

Until they have gone through the first three or four rounds, nobody really knows which versions of Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Manny Pacquiao will show up for the biggest fight tomorrow, Sunday in the Philippines....

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Kerry travels to Sri Lanka to cheer on democratic reforms

By Sat, May 02, 2015 4:04PM UTC View Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Kerry is making the first visit to Sri Lanka by a U.S. secretary of state in a decade. It's a rare opportunity to champion democratic reform and to tighten ties at a strategic crossroads in the vast Indian Ocean....

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Shanghai supermodels dress like beggars after banned from auto show

By Sat, May 02, 2015 3:12PM UTC View Comments

Who says modelling is all about the glamor? After being banned from Shanghai’s auto show last week, several tall, gorgeous fashionistas rubbed muck on their faces, donned tattered rags and gathered up picket signs to stage a protest as fake beggars outside the event. A video of their demonstration can be seen here....

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Pacquiao Watch: Arum is right (he is lying)

By Sat, May 02, 2015 11:09AM UTC View Comments

Top Rank’s Bob Arum is famous for saying “I lied yesterday. Today, I am telling the truth.” And he is right on target when he said the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight tomorrow is not the biggest fight ever in professional boxing....

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Rohingya deaths: String of mass graves stretches from Burma to Thailand

By Fri, May 01, 2015 6:57PM UTC View Comments

The discovery of dozens of Rohingya bodies at a human trafficking camp in southern Thailand serves as a reminder that along the nearly 1,000-kilometer refugee passage from western Burma to southern Thailand lies a string of mass graves, both onshore and offshore, occupied by a single ethnic group....

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