- 52 dead in China floods, including 2 kids on overloaded bus
BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in China's latest round of flooding has risen to at least 52, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said.
- At least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assault
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints Sunday in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said.
- Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross on bus
DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, but were allowed to cross by bus and complete what one of them called a landmark peace event.
- Thousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks river
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people fled villages and towns along a mountain river in northwest Nepal on Sunday after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods, officials said.
- Year-old Thai coup imposes superficial calm but little else
BANGKOK (AP) — Shortly after seizing power in a coup that followed months of debilitating street protests, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha vowed to end Thailand's decade of political upheaval once and for all. In his words, "to bring everything out in the open and fix it."