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Thai officials accidentally auction off car loaded with amphetamine

Thailand's anti-drugs chief apologises after 94,000 pills are found in a car sold at a police auction.

UN Seeks $600 Million for Ethiopian Refugee Effort

Money from the appeal will address gaps for refugees and their Ethiopian hosts in health, nutrition, education, shelter, energy and livelihoods

India Restores Some Internet in Kashmir After Nearly Six Months

The shutdown was the longest-ever in a democracy

UN Urges Calm After Deadly Attack in Disputed Abyei Border Area Between Sudan and South Sudan

The UN is calling for calm in the wake of the attack by armed gunmen on a Dinka village that left dozens dead and scores injured

Iraqis Protest US Military Presence

Protesters demand US military leave or be expelled at urging of prominent Shi’ite leader, Muqtada al-Sadr Protesters demand US military leave or be expelled

Australia Prepares for Controversial National Day

Australia Day or Invasion Day? Australians and Indigenous population grapple with national day dilemma

Iraqi security forces raid Baghdad protest site

They used live ammunition and tear gas against anti-government protesters in the city, witnesses say.

Johns Hopkins Sees Jump In Low-Income Students After Ending Legacy Admissions

NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Phillips, Johns Hopkins University's vice provost for admissions, about the results of the school's 2014 decision to end so-called legacy admissions.

'1917' Revives WWI with One Shot, Non- Stop Filming

The film follows two young soldiers during World War ONE on a mission to alert 1600 British soldiers that they are led into a trap by German forces

Coronavirus Outbreak Raises Health, Economic Concerns in Asia

The outbreak is causing comparisons to the 2003 spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, which decreased the value of the global economy by $40 billion