MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Torrential rains brought the Philippine capital to a standstill Monday, submerging some areas in waist-deep floodwaters and making streets impassable to vehicles while thousands of people across coastal and mountainous northern regions fled to
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Security forces have retaken control of an overcrowded prison in western Indonesia following a riot, and have recaptured most of the estimated 30 convicts who escaped.
Local police chief Lt. Col. Japerson Sinaga says
PATNA, India (AP) — A lawmaker says a speeding train has run over a group of pilgrims, killing at least 20 people in eastern India.
Parliament member Dinesh Chandra Yadav said the pilgrims were crossing the rail tracks
CAIRO (AP) — Soldiers fired their rifles in the air to keep a crowd from attacking supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi as they were being taken, one by one, out of the Al-Fath mosque in Cairo where
PATNA, India (AP) — An official says a train has run over a group of pilgrims in eastern India, killing 20 people.
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose Monday as the political turmoil in Egypt dragged on.
Benchmark oil for September delivery was up 14 cents to $107.60 per barrel at midday Bangkok time in electronic trading on
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were little changed Monday as traders weighed the consequences of an anticipated phasing out of the U.S. central bank’s unprecedented stimulus program.
The Federal Reserve been aggressively buying government bonds to push
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Torrential rains brought the Philippine capital to a standstill Monday, making streets impassable to vehicles while thousands of people across coastal and mountainous northern regions moved to emergency shelters.
Schools, offices, the stock exchange,
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A defense lawyer who gained rare access to an ultra-secret section of the Guantanamo Bay prison says the camp does not meet international standards under the Geneva Conventions.
However, Brig. Gen.
TOKYO (AP) — A volcano has erupted in southwestern Japan and coated a nearby city with a layer of ash.
People in Kagoshima city wore raincoats and used umbrellas to shield themselves from the ash after the Sakurajima