MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say a powerful typhoon has blown out of the northern Philippines, leaving at least 15 people dead and several others missing, including in a gold-mining village where more than 100 rescuers scramble to dig through a mudslide for possible survivors.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has opened Mount Everest to climbers for the first time since an earthquake-triggered avalanche in April killed 19 mountaineers and ended the popular spring climbing season.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Pakistan are blaming each other for the cancellation of talks between their national security advisers, with the rivals squabbling over the meeting’s agenda.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police say they have found another 24 bodies of suspected human trafficking victims in jungles bordering Thailand.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Ieng Thirith, a Khmer Rouge leader who was the highest-ranking woman in the genocidal regime that oversaw the death of nearly 2 million Cambodians in the late 1970s, has died. She was 83 years old.