Afghanistan beats Bangladesh by 25 runs for 2nd straight win

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Mohammad Nabi's 54-ball 84 not out was complemented by offspinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman's career-best 4-15 as Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 25 runs to go top in the Twenty20 tri-s...

AP PHOTOS: Moroccans feast, light up sky on Shiite holy day

SALE, Morocco (AP) — Women thrumming drums, children devouring rich pastries, red flares lighting up the sky — these are telltale signs that Moroccans are marking Ashoura. The holy d...

The Latest: 12 killed in Iraq during Ashoura procession

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Ashoura holiday (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Iraqi security officials say at least 12 people have been killed when part of a walkway...

Shiite Muslims observe holy day amid regional tensions

BEIRUT (AP) — Shiite Muslims around the world are observing Ashoura, one of the most sacred religious holy days for their sect. Hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq, Iran and Leba...

Rashid claims 6-59, Afghanistan beats Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan claimed a career-best 6-59 amid the threat of rain, sealing a 224-run win over Bangladesh on Monday in a one-off test. T...

China ban on some textbooks seen aimed at Uighur culture

BEIJING (AP) — For 15 years, Yalqun Rozi skillfully navigated state bureaucracies to publish textbooks that taught classic poems and folk tales to millions of his fellow minority Uighurs in Chin...

Not just Bali: Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world's largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispe...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2019. There are 141 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 12,...

Netanyahu apologizes to Druze envoy for airport grilling

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has apologized to his country's ambassador to Panama, a member of Israel's Arabic-speaking Druze minority, after he and his family were given extra security sc...

Sri Lanka elects to bat 1st in 3rd ODI against Bangladesh

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bat first Wednesday in the third and final one-day international against Bangladesh. Sri La...

Muslim Virginia lawmaker heckles Trump at Jamestown speech

JAMESTOWN, Va. (AP) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday's commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia angered by t...

School official won't seek new term after anti-Muslim posts

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school board member who has refused to resign or apologize for disparaging two Muslim congresswomen and Islam on social media has decided not to seek re-election. ...

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh scoreboard

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Scoreboard Friday in the opening one-day international between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at R. Premadasa Stadium: SRI LANKA Avishka Fernand...

Sri Lanka vs. Bangladesh 1st ODI scores

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Scores Friday in the opener of the one-day international series between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh: Sri Lanka 314-8 in 50 overs (Kusal Perera 111, Angelo Math...

Official won't resign over posts on 2 Muslim reps, Islam

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey school board member is refusing to resign or apologize for disparaging two Muslim congresswomen and Islam on social media. Dan Leonard said at a ...