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Suspected US drug smuggler deported from Thailand

09/27/2013 1:14am
An American described as a "leading drug lord" with a network spanning Asia and the United States was sent to the U.S. on a chartered plane following his arrest in Thailand, police said Friday.

One day, many dead: The start of Kenya mall siege

09/27/2013 1:31am
It's 1:30 on Saturday afternoon in the Westgate Mall. Rafia Khan is huddling in a crawl space of the Millionaires Casino with her cousin and eight other people as gunmen roam the building and shoot, again and again, into crowds of shoppers.

Ships crash off Japan coast, killing 5, 1 missing

09/27/2013 3:45am
Two cargo ships collided south of Tokyo early Friday, killing five people in one of the vessels, Japan's coast guard said. Officials were searching for a sixth missing crew member.

Indian voters given right to cast negative votes

09/27/2013 6:41am
India's top court ruled Friday that voters should be given the right to cast negative votes against candidates in future elections.

Karzai meets China leaders amid security concerns

09/27/2013 7:16am
Afghan President Hamid Karzai met Friday with Chinese leaders amid security threats in the war-torn nation that have stymied a massive copper mine development by a Chinese consortium.

Quake-hit Pakistani villages still wait for aid

09/27/2013 11:18am
Vital relief aid destined for a remote, earthquake stricken region in Pakistan reached desperate villagers only slowly on Friday, as insurgents attacked troops distributing it for a third day.