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Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan addresses a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Khan announced to resign over his differences with the ruling party, but he says he will continue working until the Supreme Court releases its decision on petitions from opposition which wants Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's disqualification over alleged corruption. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Disqualified by court, Pakistan's prime minister steps downPakistan's prime minister steps down after Supreme Court disqualifies him from office in dramatic developments that plunge nation into crisis
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Philippines: Only 60 militants fighting in Marawi siegeThe Philippine military says only about 60 pro-Islamic State group militants are still fighting in a bloody siege of southern Marawi city that has left 630 people dead, including more than 470 gunmen, and dragged on for more than two months
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Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan gestures during a news conference regarding the dismissal of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, July 28, 2017. Opposition lawmakers, who petitioned the court for disqualification of Sharif, welcomed the court decision, saying it was a victory for justice. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
The Latest: Pakistan's Imran Khan hails PM disqualificationThe Latest: Pakistan's cricket legend-turned-opposition leader Imran Khan welcomes disqualification of PM Sharif
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Myanmar court agrees to speed up trial of journalistsA court in northern Myanmar has agreed to expedite the trial of three journalists charged with violating a law that provides up to three years' imprisonment for people who help groups that are deemed illegal
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, July 28, 2017. Asian shares slid Friday as investors evaluated the latest raft of corporate earnings, including those from tech stocks, which had a poor day on Wall Street and weighed on overall investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Stock markets slide as tech earnings underwhelmAsian, European shares slide as concerns spread over Wall Street's tech sell-off
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Nepal woodcarvers inspired to restore quake-toppled templesThe destruction of Nepalese temples wrought by two massive 2015 earthquakes has become an opportunity for the country's traditional woodcarvers
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China gives villager death sentence over massacre of 19A court in southwest China says it has sentenced to death a man who killed 19 people in a rampage that began when his parents refused to cover his gambling debts
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Indonesian Siti Aisyah, center, is escorted out of court by police officers in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur, Friday, July 28, 2017. A lawyer for one of the two women accused of poisoning the half brother of North Korea's leader said Friday he has doubts about the chemists' report that showed the banned VX nerve agent was used, as he examined evidence in preparation for a trial set for October. High Court Judge Azmi Ariffin set an Oct. 2 trial date for Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, who are accused of smearing Kim Jong Nam's face with VX at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur on Feb. 13. He died about 20 minutes later. (Kyodo News via AP)
Lawyer says client unaware she had poison that killed KoreanA lawyer for one of the two women accused of poisoning the half brother of North Korea's leader says he has doubts about the chemists' report that showed the banned VX nerve agent was used as he examined evidence for a trial set for October.
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Indonesia watchdog says execution of Nigerian was unlawfulIndonesia's state watchdog says the execution last year of a Nigerian man for drug offenses should not have been carried out and was the result of institutional negligence
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FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, the 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The alliance of Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. and Renault SA of France says it led in global vehicle sales for the first half of this year, the first time it has claimed top rank. The Nissan-Renault alliance, which includes Mitsubishi Motors Corp., sold nearly 5.3 million vehicles around the world in January-June.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Nissan-Renault seize lead in first half global vehicle salesNissan-Renault alliance seize lead in global vehicle sales in first half, first time to claim top rank
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Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, center, is surrounded by reporters as she leaves the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Friday, July 28, 2017.  Japan's beleaguered defense minister, a protege of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, will step down in connection with an alleged cover-up of military documents from U.N. peacekeeping operations, media reports said Thursday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan defense minister quits over peacekeepers' cover-upJapan defense minister resigns over U.N. peacekeeping troops' cover-up in the latest blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's scandal-ridden government.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from serving because of corruption allegationsPakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from serving because of corruption allegations
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Official says government recaptures western districtA government official says Afghan Security Forces drove Taliban from Taywara District in western Ghor province
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Another Australian senator's eligibility under cloudAnother senator's right to sit in the Australian Parliament is under a cloud over a constitutional prohibition on dual citizens being lawmakers that has ousted two senators in two weeks and threatens a third
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Indian national security adviser in Beijing amid border spatIndia's national security adviser is in Beijing amid a prolonged standoff between Chinese and Indian forces over disputed territory high in the Himalayas
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