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6 dead, 20 wounded in school shooting in Russia

A gunman on Monday morning killed 13 people and wounded 21 others in a school in central Russia, authorities said
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Lebanese banks reopen partially after weeklong closure

Banks in crisis-hit Lebanon have partially reopened following a weeklong closure amid a wave of heists and protests
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The facade of a closed Bank of Beirut branch is covered with metal sheets to prevent vandalism or attacks, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Fadi Khalaf, Secretary-General of the Association of Banks in Lebanon said Lebanon's banks decided to remain closed indefinitely after rejecting a proposed government security plan following a series of bank heists to help people retrieve their trapped savings in this crisis-hit Mideast country. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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Death toll in school shooting in Russia rises to 13, including 7 children

Death toll in school shooting in Russia rises to 13, including 7 children
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Ian strengthens into a hurricane, heads toward Cuba, Florida

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Ian has strengthened into a hurricane as it moves closer to Cuba on a track expected to take it to Florida in the coming days
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This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Ian over the central Caribbean on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (NOAA via AP)
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EXPLAINER: Why is Japan split over Abe's state funeral?

A rare state funeral for Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister who was assassinated in July, has split Japan
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FILE - People protest outside Diet against the state paying for Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's funeral in Tokyo on Aug. 31, 2022. A rare state funeral Tuesday, Sept. 27 for the former prime minister who was assassinated in July, has split Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
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Renewed militia clashes rock western Libya; 5 killed

Local officials in Libya say that a new round of infighting between rogue militias in the country's west has killed at least five people, including a 10-year-old girl
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Belgian justice minister under protection over kidnap plot

Belgium’s justice minister remains under protection after four people suspected of taking part in an alleged plot to kidnap him were arrested in the Netherlands over the weekend
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FILE - Belgium's Vincent Van Quickenborne arrives at the Prime Ministers office for a meeting in Brussels, on Feb. 14, 2012. Belgium's Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne remained under strict security Monday after four people suspected of taking part in a plot by alleged drugs criminals to kidnap the government top official were arrested in the Netherlands. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
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Alleged Central African Republic rebel goes on trial at ICC

An alleged senior leader of a predominantly Muslim rebel group that ousted the president of Central African Republic in 2013 has pleaded not guilty at the International Criminal Court to seven counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity
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Mahamat Said Abdel Kani enters the court room of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The trial of an alleged commander in a mainly Muslim rebel group from Central African Republic opened and charged Said with crimes against humanity and war crimes. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)
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Fire in shopping mall in South Korean city leaves 7 dead

Officials say a fire that broke out at the basement of a shopping mall in the South Korean city of Daejeon has killed at least seven people
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South Korean firefighters work at a shopping mall in Daejeon, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The fire broke out in the basement of the shopping mall Monday, killing a number of people, officials said. (Kwak Sang-hun/Newsis via AP)
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Amid protests, Iran’s Guard strikes Kurdish groups in Iraq

A semiofficial news agency in Iran says the powerful Revolutionary Guard has used drone strikes and artillery to target what Tehran says are bases of Iranian Kurdish separatists in northern Iraq
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Seoul says North Korea, China reopen freight train traffic

South Korea says North Korea and China have resumed their freight train service following a five-month hiatus
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FILE -Visitors walk across the Yalu River Broken Bridge, right, next to the Friendship Bridge connecting China and North Korea in Dandong in northeastern China's Liaoning province, Sept. 9, 2017. North Korea and China resumed freight train service Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, following a five-month hiatus, South Korean officials said, as the North struggles to revive an economy battered by the pandemic, U.N. sanctions and other factors. (AP Photo/Emily Wang, File)
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Pakistan army helicopter crashes in southwest, 6 killed

Pakistan’s military says an army helicopter has crashed during an overnight flying mission in the country’s southwest and that all six military personnel on board were killed, including both pilots
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Drone attack hits Ukraine; US vows 'consequences' over nukes

An overnight drone strike near the Ukrainian port of Odesa has sparked a massive fire and explosion, hours after the United States vowed to take decisive action and promised “catastrophic consequences” if Russia uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine
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A Ukrainian serviceman inspects a kindergarten classroom with a sign "Z" on the door that was used by Russian forces in the recently retaken area of Kapitolivka, Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
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Kishida opens diplomacy rush as Japan preps divisive funeral

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has held a series of meetings with foreign dignitaries in what he has called “funeral diplomacy” on the day before he hosts a controversial state-sponsored funeral for former leader Shinzo Abe
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Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, right, and Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council and chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office, pose for the photographers prior to their bilateral meeting at Akasaka Palace State Guest House in Tokyo Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (David Mareuil/Pool Photo via AP)
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Italy shifts to the right as voters reward Meloni's party

Near-final results show a party with neo-fascist roots, the Brothers of Italy, has swept Italy’s national elections
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Far-Right party Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni flashes the victory sign at her party's electoral headquarters in Rome, early Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Italian voters rewarded Giorgia Meloni's euroskeptic party with neo-fascist roots, propelling the country toward what likely would be its first far-right-led government since World War II, based on partial results Monday from the election for Parliament. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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British pound plummets to new lows against US dollar

The British pound has fallen to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar after the government pledged a sweeping package of tax cuts that have fueled concerns about its economic policy
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FILE- Pedestrians pass a currency exchange sign outside a shop in London, Sept. 23, 2022. The British pound has resumed a slide against the U.S. dollar that picked up pace last week after the U.K.’s new government outlined plans to cut taxes and boost spending. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
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Police say 6 dead, 20 wounded in a school shooting in central Russia

Police say 6 dead, 20 wounded in a school shooting in central Russia
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Italy shifts to the right as voters reward Meloni's party

Near-final results show a party with neo-fascist roots, the Brothers of Italy, has swept Italy’s national elections
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Far-Right party Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni flashes the victory sign at her party's electoral headquarters in Rome, early Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Italian voters rewarded Giorgia Meloni's euroskeptic party with neo-fascist roots, propelling the country toward what likely would be its first far-right-led government since World War II, based on partial results Monday from the election for Parliament. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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EXPLAINER: Why is Japan split over Abe's state funeral?

A rare state funeral for Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister who was assassinated in July, has split Japan
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FILE - People protest outside Diet against the state paying for Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's funeral in Tokyo on Aug. 31, 2022. A rare state funeral Tuesday, Sept. 27 for the former prime minister who was assassinated in July, has split Japan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
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Powerful typhoon leaves 6 rescuers dead in north Philippines

Typhoon Noru has blown out of the northern Philippines and left at least six people dead, knocked down power in two entire provinces, flooded many villages and forced officials to suspend classes and government work in and around the capital
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Rescuers run as they check residents living at the seaside slum district of Tondo while Typhoon Noru approaches Manila, Philippines, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. The powerful typhoon shifted and abruptly gained strength in an "explosive intensification" Sunday as it blew closer to the northeastern Philippines, prompting evacuations from high-risk villages and even the capital, which could be sideswiped by the storm, officials said. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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Hardship remains for Ukrainian town emerging from occupation

Russian forces controlled Izium for six months before being forced to retreat.
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Margaryta Tkachenko, 29 years old, feeds her 9-month-old daughter Sophia in the recently retaken town of Izium, Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
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Hardship remains for Ukrainian town emerging from occupation

Rainwater is for showers and dishes
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Margaryta Tkachenko, 29 years old, feeds her 9-month-old daughter Sophia in the recently retaken town of Izium, Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
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Ukrainians scared by Russia's preordained referendums

After seven weary months of war, many Ukrainians fear more suffering and political repression awaits them
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FILE - A woman shows her ballot to journalists prior to voting in a referendum in Luhansk, Luhansk People's Republic controlled by Russia-backed separatists, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Voting began Friday in four Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia. (AP Photo/File)
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Japan bans export of chemical weapons goods to Russia

Japan has expressed grave concern about Russia’s possible use of nuclear weapons against Ukraine
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Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno speaks at a regular news conference in Tokyo Monday, Sept. 262, 2022. Japan expressed grave concern about Russia's possible use of nuclear weapons against Ukraine as the top government spokesman on Monday announced an additional ban on exports of chemical weapons-related goods to Russia. (Kyodo News via AP)
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Pakistan floods raise fears of hunger after crops wrecked

Pakistan's massive floods this summer have wiped out large swaths of crops
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Villager women empty their cotton filled shawls on a pile after collecting it from cotton crops, which was damaged by floodwaters due to heavy monsoon rains, in Tando Jam near Hyderabad, a district of southern Sindh province, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. Nearly three months after causing widespread destruction in Pakistan's crop-growing areas, flood waters are receding in the country, enabling some survivors to return home. The unprecedented deluges have wiped out the only income source for millions, with officials and experts saying the floods damaged 70% of the country's crops. (AP Photo/Pervez Masih)
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Cardinal Zen, 5 others stand trial in Hong Kong over fund

A 90-year-old Catholic cardinal and five others are standing trial in Hong Kong for allegedly failing to register a now-defunct fund set up to assist people arrested in the mass anti-government protests three years ago
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Cardinal Joseph Zen, left, arrives at the West Kowloon Magistrates' courts in Hong Kong on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The 90-year-old Catholic cardinal and five others stood trial in Hong Kong on Monday for allegedly failing to register a now-defunct fund set up to assist people arrested in the mass anti-government protests in the city three years ago. (AP Photo/Oiyan Chan)
September 26

Cuba holds unusual vote on law allowing same-sex marriage

The government-backed code would allow same-sex couples to marry and adopt.
September 26
Cuba's President Miguel Diaz Canel walks with his wife Lis Cuesta Peraza before casting his vote at a polling station during the new Family Code referendum in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. The draft of the new Family Code, which has more than 480 articles, was drawn up by a team of 30 experts, and it is expected to replace the current one that dates from 1975 and has been overtaken by new family structures and social changes. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
September 26

Italy voters shift sharply, reward Meloni's far-right party

Italian voters have shifted sharply, rewarding a party with neo-fascist roots and bolstering prospects the country could have its first far-right-led government since World War II
September 26
Lists of candidates as displayed at a polling station in Rome, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West's resolve to stand united against Russian aggression. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
September 26

Japanese leader's trip to China in '72 was diplomatic gamble

The Japanese leader who normalized relations with China 50 years ago feared for his life when he flew to Beijing for the high-stakes negotiations at the peak of the Cold War
September 26
FILE - Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka toast each other at a banquet in the Hall of the People in Beijing on Sept. 28, 1972. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of a historic communique for Japan to normalize relations with China that Tanaka signed with Zhou. (AP Photo, File)
September 25

New Zealand marks queen's death with holiday, church service

New Zealand has commemorated Queen Elizabeth II with a public holiday, a moment of silence and an official memorial service
September 25
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrives with her husband Clarke Gayford and daughter Neve for the Queen's State Memorial Service at the Cathedral of St Paul in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. New Zealand on Monday commemorated Queen Elizabeth II with a public holiday, a minute of silence and an official memorial service. (Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP)
September 25

US carrier, S. Korea ships launch drills amid North's threat

A U.S. aircraft carrier and its battle group have launched drills with South Korean warships off the Korean Peninsula’s east coast in their first such training in five years
September 25
U.S. soldier checks the F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet on the deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in Busan, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of the two countries' joint military exercise that aims to show their strength against growing North Korean threats. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
September 25

Property dragged into the sea amid Fiona

A coastal property was washed into the sea off the coast of Newfoundland as Fiona battered the region.
September 25
VIDEO: Property dragged into the sea amid Fiona
September 25

Boat capsize in Bangladesh kills at least 24 Hindu pilgrims

At least 24 Hindu pilgrims have been killed after an overcrowded boat capsized in northern Bangladesh
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Following election success, Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni vows to unite country if tapped to govern

Following election success, Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni vows to unite country if tapped to govern
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South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

Extends a provocative streak of testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South.
September 25
People watch a news program showing a file image of a missile launch by North Korea at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Sunday toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North's growing nuclear threat. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 25

Iran summons UK envoy amid anti-government protests

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it has summoned Britain's and Norway's ambassadors.
September 25
Members of the Iranian community and their supporters rally in solidarity with protesters in Iran, after 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in police custody for allegedly improperly wearing a hijab, in Ottawa, Ontario, on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 25

Canadian military to help clean up Fiona's devastation

Canadian military to help clean up Fiona's ruin
September 25
Waves coming ashore at l'Étang-du-Nord caused by post-tropical storm Fiona are shown on the Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Que., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. CStrong rain and winds are lashing the Atlantic Canada region as Fiona hits as a powerful post-tropical cyclone. (Nigel Quinn /The Canadian Press via AP)
September 25

Exit poll suggests Italian far-right leader Giorgia Meloni’s alliance leading in vote

Exit poll suggests Italian far-right leader Giorgia Meloni’s alliance leading in vote
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September 25

Russia's call-up splits EU; Ukraine says it shows weakness

Ukraine's president says Russia’s rush to mobilize hundreds of thousands of recruits to staunch stinging losses is a tacit acknowledgement that its “army is not able to fight."
September 25
Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a partial mobilization in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo)
September 25

Puerto Ricans await aid, fret about post-hurricane recovery

Officials are fanning out across Puerto Rico to gauge the damage inflicted by Hurricane Fiona
September 25
View of a damaged bridge after Hurricane Fiona hit Villa Esperanza in Salinas, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, September 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Alejandro Granadillo)
September 25

Fire breaks out at world's biggest produce market in Paris

The cause of the blaze was unknown but will be investigated.
September 25
In this image taken from video, smoke rises from a warehouse blaze at a produce market in Paris' southern suburbs, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. A billowing column of dark smoke towered over Paris on Sunday from a warehouse blaze at a massive produce market that supplies the French capital and surrounding region with much of its fresh food and bills itself as the largest of its kind in the world. (Martin Rouger, Sonia Hamdi via AP)
September 25

EXPLAINER: Mexican army's role in students' disappearance

The army's alleged role is at the center of a case that has shaken the nation.
September 25
Relatives of the missing 43 Ayotzinapa students hold signs that read in Spanish "You took them alive, We want them back alive" during a protest outside a military base in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, days before the anniversary of the disappearance of the students in Iguala, Guerrero in 2014. One week prior, Mexican authorities said they arrested a retired general and three other members of the army for alleged connection to their disappearance. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
September 25

Jewish pilgrims gather in Ukraine despite the perils of war

Thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims have flocked to central Ukraine to mark the Jewish new year, ignoring international travel warnings
September 25
Orthodox Jews pray at the tomb of Rabbi Nachman, the great grandson of the founder of Hasidic movement, in the town of Uman, 200 kilometers (125 miles) south of Ukraine's capital Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims flocked to central Ukraine to mark the Jewish new year Sunday, ignoring international travel warnings as Russia struck more targets from the air and mobilized its citizens to stem losses in the war that has entered its eighth month. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
September 25

Unrest erupts near Iranian embassy in London over death

Violent street protests have erupted outside the Iranian embassy in London, with rocks thrown and five people arrested
September 25
Demonstrators hold placards outside the Iranian Embassy in London, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. They were protesting against the death of Iranian Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman who died in Iran while in police custody, who was arrested by Iran's morality police for allegedly violating its strictly-enforced dress code. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 25

Swiss voters OK plan to raise retirement age for women to 65

Swiss voters have narrowly backed a proposal to raise the retirement age for women from 64 to 65
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September 25

Family of Palestinian slain by Israel denies he was attacker

Relatives have pushed back against Israeli claims that a Palestinian teacher intentionally rammed an Israeli police car before he was shot dead by security forces
September 25
Palestinian men point at a motorcycle in the northern West Bank, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. Israeli soldiers shot and killed a suspected Palestinian gunman during an arrest raid overnight in the northern West Bank, according to Israeli and Palestinian reports. The army said it spotted a group of armed men traveling in a car and on a motorcycle during an operation near the city of Nablus and opened fire. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
September 25

South Korea’s solar-powered bike path connects cities

A 5.5-mile bike lane, topped with a solar panel, produces clean energy while connecting cities in South Korea.
September 25
A 5.5-mile bike lane, topped with a solar panel, produces clean energy while connecting cities in South Korea.
September 25

Controversy erupts over former Japanese prime minister's funeral

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is attending his funeral.
September 25
A picture of late former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen in Tokyo, Japan, on July 12, 2022.
September 25

South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North’s growing nuclear threat
September 25
People watch a news program showing a file image of a missile launch by North Korea at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Sunday toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North's growing nuclear threat. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
September 25

Powerful typhoon hits north Philippines, thousands evacuated

A powerful typhoon has slammed into the northeastern Philippines and is barreling across the main Luzon island toward the capital in a densely populated path where thousands have been evacuated to safety
September 25
This Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 satellite image released by NASA shows Typhoon Noru approaching Philippines. (NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) via AP)