SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Four Indian army soldiers and a suspected rebel were killed in fighting in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Friday, officials said. Lt. Col. Ankur Vashist, an army spokesman, said suspected rebels ambushed and fatally shot three soldiers who were heading for Buchoo village following intelligence
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The 25,000 people at the soccer stadium and the millions more watching at home waited 90 minutes before the Australian evangelical preacher got to the message he had come to Communist-ruled Vietnam to deliver. “Do you know why I love God?” Nick Vujicic asked a young
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police say a Buddhist monk has suffered serious injuries after setting himself on fire to protest the slaughter of cattle. Police spokesman Buddika Siriwardena says the monk set himself on fire Friday near the famed Temple of Buddha’s Tooth Relic in the central
GENEVA (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is in Switzerland to seal a free trade pact with the Alpine nation — the first comprehensive agreement his country has reached with a major western economy. Li met with Swiss officials in Zurich on Friday to conclude three years of negotiations. In
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean envoy has delivered a letter from leader Kim Jong Un to Chinese President Xi Jinping and told him Pyongyang would take steps to rejoin stalled nuclear disarmament talks, in an apparent victory for Beijing’s efforts to coax its unruly ally into lowering tensions.