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Vietnam, China urge restraint in disputes in S. China Sea

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Hanoi, Apr 2 (AP) - Vietnam and China on Sunday called for restraint in resolving disputes in the South China Sea.
Speaking to reporters at a joint press briefing with his Chinese counterpart, Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said the two countries should manage the disputes and not expand them.
"We propose that the two sides in the coming time should seriously implement the mutual understandings of leaders (of two countries) ... well manage disputes, do not have activities that...
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Facebook picture helps Afghan woman achieve dream of college

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Kabul, Apr 1(AP) - With three children under the age of five and a husband who could neither read nor write, 25-year-old Jahantap Ahmadi dreamed of going to college. Her high school degree was enough to become a teacher at the only elementary school in her village in central Afghanistan __ in an...
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Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir as troops kill 8 rebels

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Srinagar, Apr 1 (AP) - Deadly protests against Indian rule erupted in several parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday following the killings of at least eight rebels in fighting with government forces, officials said.
The new round of anti-India protests and clashes, leading to the killing...
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Family of man killed by police joins rally for reform

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Sacramento, Apr 1 (AP) - The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds of people at a rally urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers.
Clark's fiancee, Salena...
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5 police officials suspected in Venezuela jail fire detained

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Caracas, Apr 1 (AP) - Five police officials are suspected of being responsible for a fire that killed 68 people in a police station jail in Venezuela and have been detained, the nation's chief prosecutor said Saturday.
Tarek William Saab wrote on Twitter that the officials are believed...
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