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Blood-stained National ID papers and voters' photos are seen on the ground outside a voter registration center, after a suicide attack in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
The Latest: Toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 48 deadAfghan officials say the toll from a suicide bombing in Kabul claimed by the Islamic State group has risen to 48 dead and 112 wounded
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
Afghan officials say toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 48 killed, 112 woundedAfghan officials say toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 48 killed, 112 wounded
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Gunmen kill 2 Shiites in PakistanPolice in Pakistan say gunmen have killed two Shiites and wounded a third in Quetta, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority
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Malaysia: Security beefed up after Palestinian gunned downMalaysian police say an investigation is underway into the gunning down of a Palestinian man and that security is being beefed up in the country following recent high-profile assassinations
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Police say 14 Maoist rebels killed in raid in western IndiaIndian police say government forces have killed at least 14 Maoist rebels during a raid on their hideout in a forested area in western India
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Women cry in a hospital after they lost their children in a deadly suicide attack on a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said a suicide bomber targeted civilians who had gathered to receive national identification cards. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Islamic State suicide bomber kills 48 in Afghan capitalAfghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 48 people and wounding more than 100
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In this April 20, 2018, photo, a worker examines the interior of the BYTON electric concept car during a press event held ahead of the Auto China 2018 in Beijing, China. Auto China 2018, the biggest global auto show of the year, showcases China's ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry's multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitionsGlobal automakers are showcasing their efforts to create electric cars for China's fast-growing but crowded market at their industry's biggest show of the year
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Afghan officials say toll from suicide bombing in Kabul rises to 31 dead, 54 woundedAfghan officials say toll from suicide bombing in Kabul rises to 31 dead, 54 wounded
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Afghan Public Health Ministry says 12 killed, 57 wounded in Kabul bombing, toll likely to riseAfghan Public Health Ministry says 12 killed, 57 wounded in Kabul bombing, toll likely to rise
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FILE - In this June 27, 2008 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, the cooling tower of the Nyongbyon nuclear complex is demolished in Nyongbyon, also known as Yongbyon, North Korea.  Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch. While Seoul and Washington welcomed Pyongyang’s declaration on Saturday, April 21, 2018,  to suspend further intercontinental ballistic missile tests and shut down its nuclear test site, the past is littered with failure.  A decades-long cycle of crises, stalemates and broken promises gave North Korea the room to build up a legitimate arsenal that now includes purported thermonuclear warheads and developmental ICBMs. The North’s latest announcement stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving that up. South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday, April 27, 2018,  to kick off a new round of high-stakes nuclear diplomacy with Pyongyang.  (AP Photo/Xinhua, Gao Haorong, File)
Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failureA look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This Sept. 2015 photo shows Nabi Tajima, the world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman. Tajima died of old age, at 117, in a hospital Saturday evening, April 21, 2018, in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized since January.  (Kikai Town/Kyodo News via AP)
World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Rescuers search for missing boaters on the Taohua River in Guilin in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Chinese state media said that several people have died and others are missing after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, causing dozens of people to fall into the water. (Chinatopix via AP)
17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern ChinaThe fire department says the death toll from two boats that capsized in southern China has risen to 17
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Fire department says death toll in capsize of two dragon boats during practice run in southern China has risen to 17.Fire department says death toll in capsize of two dragon boats during practice run in southern China has risen to 17.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
An official says world's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117An official says world's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this April 17, 2018 file photo, effigies hang on nooses with the words, from left to right, "hang the guilty in the Unnao rape case," "Hang the guilty in the Kathua rape case," and "hang the guilty in the Surat rape case," referring to recent cases and allegations of rape, during a protest in Ahmadabad, India. India's government has decided to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women. The Press Trust of India news agency reported Saturday, April 21, 2018, that the ordinance is being sent to the president for approval. It will require the approval of Parliament within six months in order the become law. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
India approves death penalty for rape of young childrenIndia's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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