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FILE - Activists displaying portraits of people who killed themselves via self-immolation take part in a rally to support Tibet in Taipei, March 10, 2013.

Tibetan Nun Sets Self Afire in Protest in Southwest China

It was second such death this year in Sichuan province; more than 130 have occurred in Tibetan areas of China since 2009 More

People gather around a taxi burned by protesters during a nationwide strike organized by the opposition alliance to demand the new constitution be drafted with the consensus of all political parties, in Kathmandu April 7, 2015.

Maoists in Nepal Cut Strike Short After Violent Clashes

Opposition activists in Kathmandu, pressing for consensus on new constitution, damage 17 vehicles; 50 people are detained for arson More

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a conference by the Environment Ministry in New Delhi, India, April 6, 2015.

India to Monitor Air Pollution in 10 Cities

PM Modi launches national air quality index as New Delhi surpasses Beijing in having world’s most toxic air More

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, left, issues a statement with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Lausanne, Switzerland, April 2, 2015.

'Framework' Reached at Iran Nuclear Talks

U.S. President Barack Obama says deal is 'historic,' calls agreement 'a good deal' that meets core objective of keeping Tehran from obtaining nuclear bomb More

FILE - An exhibitor details the latest specifications of his laptop computers to a visitor during a computer trade show in Taipei, Taiwan.

Taiwan Seeks Stronger Cybersecurity Ties With US

Move would help safeguard against constant targeting by hackers in rival China More


The latest images from Syria

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  • Men check a damaged vehicle as a Free Syrian Army fighter, carrying his weapon, walks by in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, May 27, 2013.
  • The inside of a damaged mosque in Dahra Abd Rabbo village, Aleppo, May 27, 2013.
  • U.S. Senator John McCain meets with U.S. troops in southern Turkey, May 27, 2013.  During the trip he made a visit to meet with rebels in Syria.  This picture was released on his Twitter account.
  • Syrians participate in the funeral prayer for Youssef Ghazi al-Sarmani, who was killed in fighting between rebel and government forces, May 27. The logo in red reads "Talbiseh".
  • A boy makes pastry at a shop in Darkush town, Idlib province, May 26, 2013.
  • A group of men smuggle diesel fuel from Syria to Turkey hoping to sell it at a higher price, across the Al-Assi River in Idlib, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad during clashes against Syrian rebels in Aleppo, May 26, 2013.
  • Supporters and relatives of Hezbollah members attend the funeral of a Hezbollah fighter who died in the Syrian conflict. The funeral took place in the Ouzai district in Beirut, May 26, 2013.
  • A Free Syrian Army fighter feeds pigeons in Homs, May 26, 2013.
  • Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad take their position during a clashes against rebels, Aleppo, Syria, May 26, 2013. (SANA).

Report: Asylum Applications to EU States Rose 44% in 2014

European Union statistics office says total number was 626,000; largest group came from Syria
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India, China Hold Border Talks

The two countries have long been embroiled in a bitter territorial dispute
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Monks to Sue Over Chemicals Used to End Protest

They accuse Myanmar's interior minister, police of using poisonous chemicals to break up a protest in 2012, causing some monks long-term medical problems
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Multimedia Israeli PM: Iran Nuclear Talks Are a 'Bad Deal'

Benjamin Netanyahu says he fears international sanctions will be eased without ironclad safeguards to deny Tehran a nuclear bomb; US administration disagrees
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India, Pakistan Renew Talks

India canceled a scheduled meeting last August after Pakistan's ambassador met with Kashmiri separatists
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Myanmar President Hosts Rare Aung San Suu Kyi Talks

Meeting comes amid discussion of constitutional changes and first election under country's new democratic system
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HRW to Afghanistan: Include Women in Taliban Peace Talks

Researcher says if peace process moves forward, all parties in Afghanistan should include female negotiators to protect human rights, especially women’s rights
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Comfort Women Issue Strains S. Korea - Japan Relations

South Korean President Park Geun-hye urges Tokyo leaders to make amends for atrocities committed during WW II
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Kurdish Fighters Seize Key Islamic State Stronghold

Spokesperson for the People's Protection Units, or YPG, confirmed to VOA that Kurdish fighters had seized the city of Tal Hamis, in Hassakeh province
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Video Islamic State Sets No Limits to Destruction

Islamic State recently released a video purportedly showing militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's northern city of Mosul
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Video Reports: IS Killer in Beheading Videos Unmasked

Masked, black-clad militant speaking with an English accent in IS beheading videos identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwait-born, middle-class Londoner in his mid 20s
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France, Germany Threaten New Sanctions Over Ukraine

Additional costs could be imposed if last week’s truce agreement not respected by warring sides in eastern Ukraine, Hollande and Merkel say
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