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In this Nov. 12, 2019 photo. Pervez Masih, right, cousin of Pakistani Christian woman Samiya David visits her grave in Mazaikewale, Pakistan.  The suspicious death of Samiya David adds to growing evidence of mistreatment and abuses inflicted on hundreds of Pakistani women and girls who have been trafficked to China as brides. Sold by her family to a Chinese groom, David spent two months in China. When she returned, she was so malnourished and weak she was barely unrecognizable. She died soon after. Her family says she told them never to (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Sold to China as a bride, she came home on brink of deathThe suspicious death of a Pakistani woman adds to growing evidence of mistreatment and abuses inflicted on hundreds of women and girls from the country who have been trafficked to China as brides
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
Police arrest protesters amid curfew in India's northeastIndian police have arrested dozens of people and enforced curfew in several districts in northeastern Assam state where thousands have protested legislation granting citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from neighboring countries
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image made from video, an injured tourist in the volcano eruption is carried to an Australian Air Force plane in Hamilton, New Zealand, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. New Zealand officials say they'll begin Friday to recover eight victims' bodies believed to remain on a small island since a volcanic explosion there earlier this week. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
New Zealand planning retrieval of bodies on volcanic islandNew Zealand officials say they'll begin Friday to recover eight victims' bodies believed to remain on a small island since a volcanic explosion there earlier this week
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Authorities in New Zealand say two more people have died from the volcano eruption, raising the death toll to 16Authorities in New Zealand say two more people have died from the volcano eruption, raising the death toll to 16
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, with blue scarf and purse, enters the court room prior to addressing judges of the International Court of Justice for the second day of three days of hearings in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Aung San Suu Kyi will represent Myanmar in a case filed by Gambia at the ICJ, the United Nations' highest court, accusing Myanmar of genocide in its campaign against the Rohingya Muslim minority. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Rohingya refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi’s genocide denialRohingya refugees have accused Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of lying to the International Court of Justice when she denied that her country's armed forces committed genocide against them
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Indian lawmakers pass bill giving citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from Pakistan, Bangladesh and AfghanistanIndian lawmakers pass bill giving citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Police: Violence erupts as Pakistani lawyers storm hospitalHundreds of Pakistani lawyers, angered over alleged misbehavior by some doctors toward one of their colleagues last month, have stormed a cardiology hospital in the eastern city of Lahore
The Associated Press18 hours ago
New Zealand releases 9 names of volcano victimsThe death toll from New Zealand's volcano disaster grew to 16 early Thursday
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Pakistani radical cleric indicted in terror financing caseA Pakistani court has indicted a radical cleric implicated in the 2008 Mumbai attacks and four of his associates on terror financing charges
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Thai election body rules loan to opposition party illegalThailand's Election Commission has ruled a popular opposition party broke the law by accepting an illegal loan from its head, a decision that could lead to its dissolution and unsettle the country's politics
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Experts quit police probe in blow to Hong Kong governmentForeign experts recruited to add legitimacy to Hong Kong's police watchdog have quit, saying the agency lacks teeth
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this June 8, 1991, file photo, white smoke billows from the crater of Mount Unzen in Shimabara, southern Japan, before the volcano erupted again. The large scale eruption sent super hot debris and gas down the mountain's east slope. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Volcanoes an ever-present, if usually distant dangerThe eruption of an island volcano in New Zealand killed up to 16 people, injured dozens and prevented rescuers from retrieving the bodies of eight victims believed to be on the island
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Pakistan court orders release of ailing ex-President ZardariA Pakistani court has ordered the release of an ailing former president on bail on medical grounds, so that he can seek medical treatment at a hospital of his choice in the country
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 photo, lyrics are projected on a canopy as a theater troupe performs Les Miserables in at an outdoor event space in Hong Kong. A Hong Kong theater troupe is making audiences weep by touring a stirring production of 'Les Miserables.' Based on Victor Hugo's tale of rebellion in 19th-century France, the rousing music and lyrics of struggle and resistance struck chords with audience members emotionally and physically drained after six months of protests that have convulsed the city. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
The people sing: 'Les Mis' soothes, breaks Hong Kong heartsA Hong Kong theater troupe is making audiences weep by touring a stirring production of “Les Miserables
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Plumes of steam rise above White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Survivors of a powerful volcanic eruption in New Zealand on Monday Dec. 9 ran into the sea to escape the scalding steam and ash and emerged covered in burns, say those who first helped them.(AP Photo/Mark Baker)
Rescuer describes horror of New Zealand's silent eruptionRescuer Lillani Hopkins has described the harrowing time she spent helping those badly burned after this week's deadly volcanic eruption in New Zealand
The Associated Press1 day ago
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