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Seoul: 2 top North Korean military officers punishedSouth Korea's spy agency says North Korea has punished two of its top military officers, including one widely seen as its second-most powerful official, during a highly unusual inspection of the military's powerful political bureau
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Pakistani government given 3 days to clear Islamist rallyPakistani court grants government 3 more days to clear an Islamist rally near the capital, Islamabad
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Chinese envoy wraps up North Korea trip after meetingsA high-level Chinese envoy has wrapped up a four-day trip to North Korea after meeting with top officials in Pyongyang
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Hundreds leave Papua villages in separatist standoffIndonesian police say hundreds more people have left villages in easternmost Papua that were at the center of clashes with separatists
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Myanmar's Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, center, poses with other counterparts of members of the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) for a group photo before their meeting at Myanmar International Convention Centre Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
Suu Kyi blames world conflicts partly on illegal immigrationMyanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech that comes as her country is accused of violently pushing out Rohingya Muslims
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Truck and minibus collide head-on in Pakistan, killing 20Pakistani police: Head-on collision between mini-bus, truck kills at least 20 people in country's south
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, center, poses with other counterparts of members of the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) for a group photo before their meeting at Myanmar International Convention Centre Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
The Latest: Suu Kyi blames conflicts on illegal immigrationMyanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech that comes as her country is accused of pushing out Rohingya Muslims
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says world is facing conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorismMyanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says world is facing conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaLeaders of Southeast Asian countries and China agreed to launch talks on a "code of conduct" aimed at controlling South China Sea disputes
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A Japanese driver's damaged vehicle is placed at a police station in Naha, Okinawa, southern Japan Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Police on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Sunday when a truck driven by a U.S. Marine collided with the small truck at an intersection, killing the Japanese driver of the other vehicle. (Kazuki Sawada/Kyodo News via AP)
US troops in Japan banned from drinking after fatal crashU.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Indonesian House Speaker Setya Novanto sits on a wheelchair as he is escorted by investigators and aides upon arrival at Corruption Eradication Commission office in Jakarta, Indonesia late Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Indonesia's anti-graft commission arrested the top politician who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money. (AP Photo)
Indonesia graft suspect detained after doctors clear healthIndonesia's anti-graft commission has arrested a top politician who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Indonesian authorities arrest politician who long evaded questions over alleged role in theft of $170M in public moneyIndonesian authorities arrest politician who long evaded questions over alleged role in theft of $170M in public money
The Associated Press9 hours ago
The IndiaN Presidential Palace is partially seen behind in the morning haze as participants run during the Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana won the men's and women's elite categories, respectively. (AP Photo/Oinam Anand)
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersPeople breathing New Delhi's acrid air lately have suffered burning eyes and rasping throats, so the notion of thousands of distance-runners gulping down lungful after lungful may have seemed strange
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Mormon missionary serving in Samoa fatally struck by vehicleAuthorities say a Mormon missionary serving in Samoa is dead after being struck by a vehicle
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Pakistan arrests 'human smuggler' linked to deaths in TurbatA Pakistani investigator says federal agents have arrested human smuggler linked to recent deaths of 20 people in insurgency hit part of the country near Iran border
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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