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MADRID (AP) — Spanish train workers have begun a nationwide strike as one of the country's busiest holiday periods kicks off.Workers for the state train company Renfe and rail infrastructure firm Adif began the strike Thursday to protest staff s ...more

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MALIN, India (AP) — Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 30 people and trapping more than 150, ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Thursday it has called up another 16,000 reservists, allowing it to potentially widen its Gaza offensive against the territory's Hamas rulers in a war that has killed more than 1,300 Palestinians and more than 50 Israelis.< ...more

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KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — At least 19 people have drowned off southern Pakistani beaches because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said Thursday.Shoaib Sadiqui, the administrator of Pakistan's largest city Karachi, said the victims ign ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A U.N. official says Vietnamese security agents monitored his visit to assess religious freedom in the country and that people he wanted to meet were harassed.Heiner Bielefeldt told journalists Thursday that he found seriou ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of Tibetan exiles in Nepal have prayed for a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk during his cremation ceremony but have refrained from holding political rallies.Fearing protests, Nepal had initially refused to let the ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Not many years ago, foreign reporters in China trying to call the country's secretive military couldn't even get a connection because phone numbers assigned to the journalists were barred from ringing through to the Defense Ministry. ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says 16,000 more reserves called up for Gaza fighting. ...more

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MALIN, India (AP) — Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and trapping more than 150, ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges amid a renewed flare-up of bloody anti-government violence in the country's far west.The prosecutor's office in the Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi annou ...more