KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s government says it will allow the body of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk to be brought into the country and cremated.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say the death toll in a brazen road attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on some 50 villagers traveling in the southern Philippines to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families has climbed to 23 after a 3-year-old boy and his father died from their injuries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A freshman Republican lawmaker has apologized for mistaking two senior U.S. government officials as Indian when they testified at a congressional hearing. Rep. Curt Clawson caused puzzlement at a hearing of a House subcommittee hearing Thursday on U.S.-India relations. He referred to the South Asian nation as
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says millions of people were forced from their homes because of their religious beliefs last year.
ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korean students who survived April’s deadly ferry disaster say they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after their cabins were flooded too much.