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Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short range missiles

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 10:15AM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says rival North Korea has fired two short range missiles into the sea off its east coast.

Afghan avalanches, flooding death toll rises to near 250

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 8:29AM UTC

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan provincial official says that the death toll from a massive avalanche in a mountainous valley near the capital Kabul rose to 198 as bulldozers and other machinery began clearing roads and rescue teams were able to reach remote villages that have been cut off for almost a week.

Hong Kong rally against Chinese shoppers turns chaotic

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 8:26AM UTC

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have used pepper spray to break up scuffles between protesters demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and villagers from a border town.

Burma captures 9th rare white elephant

By Sun, Mar 01, 2015 6:02PM UTC

YANGON, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Burma says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region.

India’s ruling party forms coalition government in Kashmir

By Sun, Mar 01, 2015 5:59PM UTC

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India’s ruling party has formed a coalition government in Kashmir, marking the first time the Hindu nationalist party has held a leadership position in the Muslim-majority disputed region also claimed by India’s archenemy, Pakistan.