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Rescue workers gather at the site of a train derailment in Lian county in northern Taiwan on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Passengers were killed and injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
One of Taiwan's fastest trains derails, killing at least 18Taiwan passenger trains derails on curve, killing at least 18 people
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Philippine police: Gunmen kill 9 people who occupied farmPhilippine police say gunmen have killed nine members of a farmers' group who occupied a part of a privately owned sugarcane plantation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Taiwan officials lower train death toll to 18Authorities in Taiwan have lowered the death toll in a train derailment to 18
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Afghan election workers count ballots during parliamentary elections, at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. The elections entered a second day after delays caused by violence and technical issues, as a roadside bomb killed nearly a dozen civilians on Sunday, including several children. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghans vote for 2nd day amid violence, technical issuesAfghanistan's second day of parliamentary elections marred by violence and delays caused by technical issues came to a close as a roadside bomb on Sunday brought the death toll over the past two days to over 50, including several children
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Afghan women line up to cast their votes, outside a polling station during the Parliamentary election at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
The Latest: Amid violence, Afghan elections draw to a closeThe Independent Elections Commission chairman has announced the end of two days of parliamentary elections across the country
The Associated Press3 hours ago
8 combatants, 6 civilians die in Kashmir battles, clashesThree suspected rebels have been killed in a gunbattle with Indian government forces in disputed Kashmir, and six civilians were killed in an explosion at the site after the fighting was over
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, file photo. Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom casts his vote at a polling station during presidential election day in Male, Maldives. The Maldives' top court has dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election results. The Election Commission had declared opposition alliance candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih the winner of the Sept. 23 election against President Yameen Abdul Gayoom. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Maldives' top court dismisses outgoing president's petitionThe Maldives' top court has dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election results
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Eastern China coal mine accident kills 2, leaves 18 trappedTwo people have died and 18 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Australia PM says business as usual despite minority gov'tAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected calls for an early election despite the likelihood of his coalition government losing its majority after a weekend by-election
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Afghan officials say roadside bomb kills 11 civilians on second day of parliamentary electionsAfghan officials say roadside bomb kills 11 civilians on second day of parliamentary elections
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China says top Macau official falls to death from buildingChina says its head representative to Macau has died after a fall from his residential building
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Sri Lanka to recall peacekeeping commander on UN requestSri Lanka's military says it will recall its commander leading a UN peacekeeping contingent in Mali after the world body asked him to be repatriated having reviewed his human rights background
The Associated Press17 hours ago
An injured man receives treatment at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a polling station in a school in the northern Kabul neighborhood of Khair Khana, the first major attack in Saturday's parliamentary elections. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Violence, confusion surround Afghan parliamentary electionsAfghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years suffered from violence and chaos Saturday, with a multitude of attacks killing at least 36 people, key election workers failing to show up and many polling stations staying open late hours
The Associated Press21 hours ago
A man and women from the minority Sikh register to vote in Parliamentary elections in old city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
The Latest: Suicide blast kills 3 at Afghan polling stationAfghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years suffered from violence and chaos Saturday, with a multitude of attacks killing at least 3 people
The Associated Press1 day ago
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