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China: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation

By Wed, Jul 30, 2014 10:16AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Communist Party says it has launched an investigation into a former domestic security chief who was once among the country’s most feared leaders. The official Xinhua News Agency cited the party as saying Tuesday it is investigating Zhou for serious violations of party discipline, but did

Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan Buddhist monk

By Tue, Jul 29, 2014 4:47PM UTC

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.

Philippines: Death toll rises to 24 after extremists attack villagers

By Tue, Jul 29, 2014 4:45PM UTC

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.

US lawmaker sorry he mistook US officials as Indian

By Tue, Jul 29, 2014 3:24PM UTC

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

US: Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013

By Tue, Jul 29, 2014 11:06AM UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says millions of people were forced from their homes because of their religious beliefs last year.

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