Monsoon Season is Devastating South Asia Right Now
In India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, hundreds are dead and millions have fled their homes. And monsoon season is just beginning.
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Dozens were hospitalized, including one police officer who had part of his finger bitten off.
Enforcer of Philippines War on Drugs Defends Killing a Toddler: "Shit Happens"
Myka Ulpina was shot dead in a province near Manila last week, during a police sting operation in which her father was also killed.
Iran Says It's Ready to Resume Making Weapons-Grade Uranium
Tehran warns Europe that unless Iran gets relief from U.S. sanctions, it will resume enriching uranium in violation of the nuclear deal.
What You Need to Know About Trump's Wild Weekend in North Korea
Meanwhile, the White House is reportedly ready to accept North Korea as a nuclear power, rather than demanding full denuclearization.
Iran Slams "Idiotic" U.S. Sanctions, Says White House Is "Afflicted by Mental Retardation"
President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks on live television.
Turkey's President Was Just Rejected by His Own Hometown
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party demanded a do-over of Istanbul's mayoral election—and lost by an even wider margin the second time.
China Warns World Leaders: Don't Talk About the Hong Kong Protests
World leaders will gather for the G20 summit in Japan this week, and China has told them not to mention the massive protests in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong’s Massive Protests Are Getting Results
Pressure is mounting on chief executive Carrie Lam to step down over her handling of the protests.
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Iran Says It's 10 Days Away From Breaching the Nuclear Deal
Tehran warned Europe that unless the bloc can soften the blow of U.S. sanctions, it will start growing its stockpile of enriched uranium.
Facebook in India Is Drowning in Anti-Muslim Hate Speech
In the social media platform's biggest market, Islamophobia is widespread.
Here's What You Need to Know About Hong Kong's Mass Protests
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets, and on Monday morning, the protests turned violent.