• Malaysians gear up for street rallies urging Najib to quit

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian activists are putting more pressure on embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak to resign with major street rallies this weekend following allegations of suspicious money transfers into his accounts.

  • In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thawornsiri speaks during an interview in his office in Bangkok, Thailand. One week after last Monday's bombing at the capital's revered Erawan Shrine, which left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured, police appeared no closer to tracking down suspects or determining a motive for the attack. Police have faced criticism for sending mixed messages and stating theories as if they were fact, only to later retract them.  (AP Photo/Penny Yi Wang)

    Probe of Bangkok bombing recalls bad reputation of police

    BANGKOK (AP) — Investigating a crime with little forensic evidence, no clear motive and no claim of responsibility — like the Bangkok bombing that killed 20 people — would challenge anyone. Yet the Royal Thai Police department is handicapped even in the best of circumstances by a legacy of corruption, brutality and political influence.

  • The roof of a car wash topples at a gas station after Typhoon Goni hit Amakusa, Kumamoto prefecture, southwestern Japan, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. The powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Typhoon Goni hits Okinawa after killing 19 in Philippines

    TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, tossed around cars and flooded streets in southwestern Japan on Tuesday before heading out to the Sea of Japan.

  • A man prays at the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection, the scene of last week's bombing, in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. One week after last Monday's bombing at the capital's revered Erawan Shrine, which left 20 people dead and scores injured, police appeared no closer to tracking down suspects or determining a motive for the attack. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Bangkok blast probe hindered by broken security cameras

    BANGKOK (AP) — Up to 75 percent of the security cameras were broken along the getaway path taken by the main suspect in last week’s deadly Bangkok bombing, Thailand’s police chief said Monday, revealing a major obstacle to an investigation that has only fuzzy images of the still-unidentified man.

  • In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, Gao Yan Ping, from Jiangxi province, China, center, is overcome with emotion at the Police General Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, after he arrived to claim the body and remains of his daughter and his wife who were killed in Monday's bombing at the Erawan Shrine. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)

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    The heart of Bangkok was jolted by a bomb last week that exploded during rush hour at a popular outdoor shrine. The tragedy killed 20 people, including tourists from China, Malaysia and elsewhere, and injured more than 100.

  • In his image provided by Initium Media Technology, Hong Kong journalist Hok Chun Anthony Kwan sits in a cell Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, after he was detained Sunday at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, for carrying body armor and a helmet onto a flight bound for Hong Kong. Kwan, who was in Bangkok covering the aftermath of last week's bombing, is being charged with possessing an illegal weapon, which carries a prison sentence of up to five years. (Initium Media Technology via AP)

    The Latest on Bangkok: Broken security cameras hinder probe

    BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):

  • Typhoon leaves 15 dead, several missing in north Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Goni blew out of the northern Philippines on Sunday after leaving at least 15 people dead and several others missing, including a dozen miners whose work camps were buried by a huge mudslide in a mountain village, officials said.

  • People leave flowers at a shopping plaza across from the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection, the scene of Monday's bombing, for a multi-denominational religious service for victims in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. Religious ceremonies were held to honor the victims of the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine four days ago. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Police fear Bangkok bombing suspect may have fled

    BANGKOK (AP) — Despite new surveillance video that may offer a possible clue to the bombing in central Bangkok that killed 20 people, Thai police said Sunday that the perpetrators may have already fled the country, and that they will “need some luck” to catch them.

  • Iran coach says Guam visa hassles nothing to do with soccer

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says the frustrations faced by the tiny Pacific island of Guam in obtaining visas to travel to Tehran for a World Cup qualifier next month give just a glimpse of the problems long faced by his team in negotiating international soccer.

  • Malaysia finds 24 more bodies of human trafficking victims

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Sunday that they have found 24 more bodies of suspected human trafficking victims in jungles bordering Thailand.