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Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the godsA centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple in Bali is getting a new neighbor that is described as "Trump International Hotel and Tower" in promotions for what will be the Trump Organization's first resort in Asia
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Malaysia's leader: ASEAN seen growing to 4th-largest economyMalaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says Southeast Asia's 10-member grouping could comprise the world's fourth-largest economy in the world by 2030.
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Secret jail in Philippine station linked to drug war abusePhilippine prosecutors have filed murder charges against two police officers accused of killing a suspected drug dealer and his father inside a police station.
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
A South Korean protester holds up a placard opposing a plan to deploy the advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 27, 2017. In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
South Korea: No plan to fix US trade deal or pay for THAADSouth Korea says it has no plan to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with the U.S. or pay for the U.S. missile defense system
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Philippines investigates secret police jailPhilippine prosecutors have filed murder charges against two police officers accused of killing a suspected drug dealer and his father inside a police station.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Philippines charges 2 police for deaths of drug suspectsPhilippine prosecutors have filed murder charges against two police officers accused of killing a suspected drug dealer and his father inside a police station.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutionsAfghanistan's Taliban have announced the start of a spring offensive, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the godsA centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple in Bali is getting a new neighbor that is described as "Trump International Hotel and Tower" in promotions for what will be the Trump Organization's first resort in Asia
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A Filipino sniper from security forces take position ahead of the arrival of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at Manila's international airport, Philippines Thursday, April 27, 2017. Security is tight as heads of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) come to Manila for the annual ASEAN Leaders Summit. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEANWhen Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Dominican diplomat pleads guilty, cooperating in UN caseA suspended diplomat from the Dominican Republic has pleaded guilty in New York to new charges in a United Nations bribery scheme, revealing himself as a key witness at a Chinese billionaire's trial next month
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Pakistani Taliban say detained militant used for propagandaThe Pakistani Taliban say the country's top intelligence service is using a captured senior militant to spread propaganda that the militant group is beholden to spy agencies in India and Afghanistan
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this April 21, 2017, photo, a pump is seen at a gas station in Pyongyang, North Korea. Gas stations have been restricting sales or even closing their gates due to what appears to be a serious shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge)
Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag onAn acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang has gone on for a week with no explanation
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Sri Lankan protest demands information on civil war missingShops, offices and schools were closed and public transport was halted in Sri Lanka's former civil war region in support of families who are demanding information from the government about loved ones listed as having disappeared during the conflict
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Kashmir civilian killed, 7 injured during anti-India protestPolice say a 70-year-old civilian was killed and seven people were injured during an anti-India protest that erupted after a gunbattle that killed three Indian soldiers and two suspected rebels in disputed Kashmir
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Senior Vietnamese Communist Party official faces punishmentA high-ranking Vietnamese Communist Party official faces punishment for wrongdoing when he was head of the country's oil and gas monopoly, PetroVietnam
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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