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Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note
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Indian and Pakistani border guards trade gunfire, 9 killed
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Indian and Pakistani border guards traded gunfire in the divided region of Kashmir, leaving nine civilians dead and another 63 wounded, authorities said Friday.
Indian army kills 5 Naga rebels in remote northeast
GAUHATI, India (AP) — India's army on Friday killed five insurgents from a Naga rebel group that months earlier attacked the military in the country's remote northeastern region bordering Myanmar, an official said.
Image of Asia: Ashton Eaton races to wide lead in decathlon
In this photo by David J. Phillip, decathlete Ashton Eaton celebrates winning the decathlon's 400-meter race at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. He set a world record, running the distance in 45.00 seconds, and extended his lead through five events. The defending world champion has 4,73 points after the event's first day, a lead of 173 over Damian Warner of Canada.
Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond
BEIJING (AP) — With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated — at least for now — here are some questions and answers about it, as well as lessons to learn:
US national security adviser in China ahead of Xi's US trip
BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. national security adviser met with President Xi Jinping on Friday amid final preparations for the Chinese leader's visit to Washington next month, with both sides expressing optimism despite their differences.
Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers.
3 militants killed, 10 Philippine marines wounded in clash
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least three Abu Sayyaf extremists were killed and 10 Philippine marines were wounded in a clash Friday with about 300 of the militants in a remote southern village, the military said.
India's river waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festival
NASIK, India (AP) — It's just water. But to the millions of Hindus expected at the Kumbh Mela festival, held this year along the Godavari, touching that water is reverential.
Bangladesh arrests 2 more suspects in blogger's killing
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh have arrested two more suspected members of a banned militant group thought to be behind the slaying of a secular blogger in the fourth such killing this year.
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