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A man and women from the minority Sikh register to vote in Parliamentary elections in old city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
The Latest: Afghanistan deploys 20k more troops to pollsAfghanistan's Interior Ministry says it has increased its deployment of Afghan National Security Forces to 70,000 from a previous 50,000 military personnel across the country to protect the country's 21,000 polling stations
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A woman from the minority Sikh casts her vote in Parliamentary elections in old city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Afghan parliamentary polls underway despite threatsTens of thousands of Afghan forces fan out across the country as voting begins in parliamentary elections following a campaign marred by relentless violence
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen programJapan's defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia
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A look at Afghanistan's parliamentary electionsA look at what's at stake, numbers and main issues in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections
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Polls open in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, protected by thousands of Afghan forcesPolls open in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, protected by thousands of Afghan forces
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1 dead, dozens hurt after tour bus, pickup truck collideAuthorities say one person has died and nearly 40 others have been injured after a tour bus and a pickup truck collided on a central Pennsylvania highway
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Indian women mourn the death of a relative, victim of a train accident, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 deadA speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 60 people
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Indian women mourn the death of a relative, victim of a train accident, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 deadA speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, photo, a man rides his motorbike in front of campaign posters for parliamentary candidates, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghans will return to the polls on Saturday, hoping to bring change to a corrupt government that has lost nearly half the country to the Taliban. In the eight years since Afghanistan last held parliamentary elections a resurgent Taliban has carried out near-daily attacks, seizing large swathes of the countryside and threatening major cities. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Stakes high in Afghan election as US seeks peace pactStakes in Afghanistan's parliamentary polls have never been higher coming days after a brazen insurgent attack killed a powerful police commander exposing a harrowing lack of security 17 years since a US-led coalition drove the Taliban from power.
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In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, photo, workers pack disposable aluminum foil food containers for export at a factory in Suixi county in central China's Anhui province. China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders who are fighting a mounting tariff battle with Washington. (Chinatopix via AP)
China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investorsChina's economy slows as officials launch media blitz to revive confidence in sinking stock market
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In this April 25, 2017 photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, the destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer fires during a joint exercises between the United States and South Korea in South Korea's West Sea.  The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea.  (South Korean Defense Ministry via AP)
US and South Korea again call off a major military exerciseThe Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea
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At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in IndiaA Congress party leader says at least 50 people are dead after they were run over by a train in northern India
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Indian activist Rehana Fathima, center wearing black helmet, is escorted by policemen as she attempts to enter Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Dozens of Hindu priests on Friday joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, defying a ruling from India's top court to let them enter. Rehana and another young woman journalist were forced to turn back after they had reached the temple precincts under a heavy police escort. (AP Photo)
Indian temple priests turn back women, defying court rulingHindu priests have joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from temple, defying a ruling from India's top court to let them enter
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FILE- In this June 26, 2018, file photo, the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan anchors off Manila Bay for a goodwill visit in Manila, Philippines. An U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurtA U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, causing injuries to sailors that were not life-threatening
The Associated Press19 hours ago
A look at Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on SaturdayA look at what's at stake, numbers and main issues in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on Saturday
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