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Floods triggered by rains kill 12 more people in Pakistan

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 2:21PM UTC

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani authorities say flash floods, triggered by monsoon rains, have killed 12 more people across the country, bringing the overall death toll since early last week to 15, as rescuers struggle to move those stranded to safer places.

Philippines to check alleged abductions in religious sect

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 2:16PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Department of Justice has ordered an investigation into allegations that some ministers critical of leaders of an influential religious sect have been abducted as part of an internal dispute.

Police say terrorist ring uncovered in eastern China

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 2:12PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Police in eastern China say two men have been arrested and explosives and other weapons seized in a series of raids on what they described as a terrorist ring.

S. Korea man arrested over alleged death threat on US envoy

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 2:10PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s police say they’ve arrested a 33-year-old jobless man for allegedly making an online threat to kill the U.S. ambassador in Seoul.

Nepal trekking agencies doubt Annapurna safety report

By Sat, Jul 25, 2015 2:07PM UTC

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal association of trekking agencies is criticizing an assessment report that found trails around Mount Annapurna safe for hikers following April’s devastating earthquake.