• Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

    BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report Wednesday that calls for an arms embargo on the country and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators.

    Updated: 9:07 pm

  • Rohingya refugee influx inspires Bangladeshi aid _ and worry

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and soldiers.

  • Family freed from captivity returns to Canada

    TORONTO (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle said upon arriving back in Canada that the Haqqani network in Afghanistan had killed his infant daughter and raped his American wife during the years they were held in captivity.

  • US advances at U17 World Cup despite losing to Colombia

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — The United States advanced to the round of 16 at the under-17 World Cup despite losing 3-1 to Colombia on Thursday.

  • Ireland to play inaugural test match against Pakistan in May

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland will play its inaugural cricket test on home soil against Pakistan in May.

  • The Latest: Trump lauds family’s release from long captivity

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on the release of an American woman, her husband and their three children after being held for years by a group with ties to the Taliban (all times local):

  • Family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Thursday.

  • FIFA suspends Pakistan from international soccer

    GENEVA (AP) — FIFA suspended Pakistan from international soccer on Wednesday because of government interference after disputed national federation elections.

  • Australia win toss, bowling first vs India in 2nd T20

    GUWAHATI, India (AP) — Australia won the toss and opted to bowl first against India in the second Twenty20 on Tuesday.

  • Sri Lanka hands Pakistan first test series defeat in UAE

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan’s record of never having lost a test cricket series in the United Arab Emirates ended on Tuesday when Sri Lanka won the second match by 68 runs and swept the series.