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India grieves 200K dead, with likely many more uncounted

NEW DELHI (AP) — Three days after his coronavirus symptoms appeared, Rajendra Karan struggled to breathe. Instead of waiting for an ambulance, his son drove him to a government hospital in Lucknow, th...

Rooster kills Indian man during banned cockfight

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A man was killed by a rooster with a blade tied to its leg during an illegal cockfight in southern India, police said, bringing focus on a practice that continues in some India...

8 dead as house collapses amid record rain in southern India

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A house collapsed in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad amid record rains and heavy flooding, killing at least eight people, police said Wednesday. In addi...

AP Explains: How India's fast-growing cases topped 3 million

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the world in new infections as the disease marched through impoverished rural areas in the north and ...

Fire kills 7 coronavirus patients in India COVID-19 facility

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A fire killed seven coronavirus patients early Sunday at a southern Indian hotel being used as a COVID-19 facility, officials said, in the second such incident this month. ...

2 Indian workers killed in pharmaceutical plant's gas leak

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — At least two workers were killed and four others sickened by a gas that leaked from a pharmaceutical plant Tuesday in an Indian industrial city where another fatal gas leak occ...

More evacuations near Indian factory after fatal gas leak

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Indian authorities evacuated more people from villages near a South Korean-owned chemical factory where a gas leak a day earlier killed 11 people and left about 1,000 strugglin...

Chemical gas leak at Indian plant kills 8, nearly 1,000 sick

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. At le...

Indian police find burned body of woman in suspected rape

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Police said they detained four suspects for questioning Friday after finding the burned body of a 27-year-old veterinarian who was raped and killed in southern India, in yet an...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TRUMP — Wrapping up an Asia tour, Trump says that all countries that trade with the U.S. "know that the rules have changed." By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin. SENT: 830 words, photos. ...

From India to Malaysia, Rohingya face hardship, uncertainty

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Recent violence in Myanmar has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. But Rohingya have been fleeing persecution...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: MALAYSIA-NORTH KOREA — A high-level North Korean delegation arrives in Kuala Lumpur seeking the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack th...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: MALAYSIA-NORTH KOREA — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve ...