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19 swimmers drown off Pakistan beaches

07/31/2014 1:31am
At least 19 people have drowned off southern Pakistani beaches because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said Thursday.

Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal without protests

07/31/2014 3:10am
Thousands of Tibetan exiles recited prayers and offered white and orange scarves Thursday during the cremation ceremony for a revered Tibetan monk, whose funeral in Nepal nearly fell victim to regional politics.

UN official: Vietnam violates religious freedom

07/31/2014 11:31am
A U.N. official who went to Vietnam to assess religious freedom in this Southeast Asian country said Thursday that security agents closely monitored his visit and people he wanted to meet were harassed and intimidated.

112 arrested at protest against US deportations

07/31/2014 4:51pm
Police say they have arrested 112 people for blocking traffic outside the White House during a protest called to protest U.S. policies on deporting migrants who are in the country illegally.

Sudan woman who faced death over faith arrives in US

07/31/2014 5:01pm
A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence has arrived in the United States.

Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

07/31/2014 8:10pm
A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters waving American flags in New Hampshire.