Severe Tropical Storm Trami hits Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Severe Tropical Storm Trami is bearing down on heavily populated northern Taiwan, prompting schools and offices to clo…

India scrambles to halt rupee slide

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians returning from abroad bring nearly 3,000 flat screen televisions into the country a day, turning airport luggage be…

Egyptian reporter killed at checkpoint

CAIRO (AP) — Soldiers killed an Egyptian journalist working for the country’s state-run flagship daily newspaper at a military checkpoint, s…