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Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela,  - Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin...

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

KABUL Afghanistan - Militant group Islamic State on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide...

Senate investigates ₱6.4-billion drug-smuggling attempt in Customs Bureau

Manila Philippines, (July 31) — Lawmakers on Monday began an investigation into the alleged involvement of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in a shipment of shabu...

North Korea claims all of U.S. in strike range as Trump...

SEOUL/WASHINGTON - North Korea said on Saturday it had conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that proved its ability to...

Car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six, 20 wounded

MOGADISHU Africa - A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday killed six and wounded 20 others and the death toll...

Philippine mayor linked to illegal drug trade killed in police raid

MANILA Philippines - A southern Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte's list of top drug suspects was killed during a predawn raid at his home...

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula after North Korea missile test

SEOUL (South Korea) - The United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force on Sunday after...

Russia orders out U.S. diplomats in sanctions retaliation

MOSCOW Russia -  On Friday ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff in retaliation for a new round of U.S. sanctions and said it was...

U.S. transfers surveillance planes to the Philippines

MANILA Philippines - The United States on Thursday transferred to the Philippines two brand-new, single-engine surveillance planes, boosting the capability of its former colony...

Facebook quest beyond ads should top itinerary

NEW YORK - It’s time for Facebook to start looking beyond Madison Avenue. The social network beat profit estimates in the latest quarter as more brands...

Chinese jets intercept U.S. surveillance plane: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON - Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the East China Sea at the weekend, with one jet coming...

Suicide bomber in Pakistan’s Lahore kills 25, many of them police

LAHORE, Pakistan - A suicide bomber killed at least 25 people, many of them police, in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Monday,...

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