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UNHCR: 123,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar

BANGKOK -- The number of Rohingya refugees that have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar is higher than previously thought at 123,000, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday.

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Tens of thousands in Russia's Chechnya rally for Rohingya

MOSCOW -- In an apparent bid to raise his profile as Russia's most influential Muslim, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov brought tens of thousands of people to the streets of the capital Grozny on Monday to protest what he called the "genocide of Musl

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China's Xi slams unwillingness to combat climate change

XIAMEN, China -- China's president has warned that the world economy faces growing risks and uncertainties from countries turning inward on trade and resisting combating climate change.

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South Korea conducts live-fire naval drills

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea's navy has conducted a live-fire exercise in waters off the country's eastern coast as Seoul continued its displays of military capability following North Korea's latest nuclear test.

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Japanese princess engaged to college love; wedding next year

TOKYO -- Japanese Emperor Akihito's oldest grandchild, Princess Mako, said Sunday she is getting married to a university classmate who won her heart with bright smiles and sincerity.

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China says Trump's trade threat over N. Korea 'unacceptable'

BEIJING -- China said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to cut off trade with countries that deal with North Korea is unacceptable and unfair.

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Man, 2 kids hacked to death by relative

A MAN and his two children died while his elder son and live-in partner were seriously injured after they were hacked by a relative inside their house at Sitio Cambugnay, Barangay Cabacungan in La Castellana, Negros Occidental Sunday morning.

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Wildfires surge amid scorching heat across US West

LOS ANGELES -- Smoke filled the sky and ash rained down across Los Angeles on Sunday from a wildfire that the mayor said was the largest in city history — one of several blazes that sent thousands fleeing homes across the US West during a blisteri

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