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Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:24am

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious.

Porous border could hinder efforts to stem spread of Ebola

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:04am

Several well-trodden paths crisscross this lush area where people walk between Congo and Uganda to visit nearby family and friends and go to the busy markets.

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:24am

Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.

Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:20am

Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:11am

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:03am

Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people.

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam apologizes but won't resign

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:23am

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

Lebanese US resident, freed by Iran, leaves for America

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:53am

A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison has left Lebanon for the United States, where his three sons reside.

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:24am

The Japanese coast guard said Tuesday its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan's northern coast.

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:23am

The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local):

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:04am

South Korea said Tuesday two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to defect.

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:48pm

Rescue efforts were underway Tuesday after an earthquake in southwestern China left 12 people dead and 135 others injured, authorities said.

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:47pm

Two Indian soldiers were killed after a car bombing targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir overnight, officials said Tuesday.

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo

Eileen Ng, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:25pm

Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members Tuesday in waters off Borneo island, a Malaysian official and a maritime watchdog said.

Egypt's ousted President Morsi buried after courtroom death

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:45pm

Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom, his family and a member of his defense team said.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 5:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:41pm

The U.S. is sending another 1,000 troops to the Mideast as its differences with Iran intensify. The deployment of security forces and troops for additional surveillance and intelligence gathering comes after Tehran announced that it won't comply any longer with the international nuclear deal that keeps it from making nuclear weapons. In recent days Washington has accused Iran of attacking two tankers near the Persian Gulf, but the Iranians deny responsibility.

A defense lawyer says Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:35pm

A defense lawyer says Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending.

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:11pm

A Pakistani climber was killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition were injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in remote northern Pakistan, a mountaineering group said Tuesday.

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:23pm

An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar's military concluded that the organization's many bodies failed to act together, resulting in "systemic and structural failures."