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Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ousterThe Philippine justice secretary has revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still faces possible deportation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Trump slams media coverage of North Korea summitU.S. President Donald Trump is continuing his assault on the media by suggesting that its coverage of the North Korea summit would have been more favorable had his predecessor done it
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Ferry carrying 80 sinks in Indonesia's Lake TobaA night-time search and rescue effort is underway after a ferry carrying about 80 passengers sank in a popular lake on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, killing at least one person
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People walk on a bridge while train and subway service were suspended to check for damage after an earthquake in Osaka, western Japan, Monday, June 18, 2018. Dozens of flights were grounded, trains were halted and power was knocked out for many people after a strong earthquake that hit metropolitan Osaka on Monday morning. (Meika Fujio/Kyodo News via AP)
Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over wallsA strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan, killing at least four people
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Wall lies on road after it fell down following an earthquake near an elementary school in Takatsuki, Osaka, Monday, June 18, 2018. A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning.(Shuichiro Sugiyama/Kyodo News via AP)
The Latest: Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquakeAuthorities in western Japan say the death toll from Monday's strong earthquake has risen to four
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo provided by Cambodia National Police, onlookers stand around the mangled wreckage of Cambodia's Prince Norodom Ranariddh's car after a collision with another vehicle outside Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Ranariddh has been seriously injured in the road crash that killed his wife and injured at least seven other people early Sunday. (Cambodia National Police via AP)
Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospitalA Cambodian prince who is a candidate in upcoming elections has been transferred to a hospital in neighboring Thailand after being injured in a road crash that killed his wife
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Watchdog says Pakistan's military is intimidating reportersAn international watchdog says Pakistan's military is strong-arming the media in an attempt to stifle criticism of its behind-the-scenes political power ahead of next month's elections
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this photo provided by the South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry, North Korean head delegate Won Kil U, right, shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Jeon Choong-ryul as he arrives to hold a meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Monday, June 18, 2018. Sports officials from the rival Koreas are meeting at a border village to discuss how to cooperate in the Asian Games being held in Indonesia in August. (South Korea Culture And Sports Ministry via AP)
2 Koreas agree to march together at Asian GamesThe rival Koreas have agreed that their athletes will march together under a single flag in the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near MarawiA Philippine military official says airstrikes and ground assaults have targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants whose leaderhelped lead a five-month siege in southern Marawi city last year
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Militants say they were behind attack in India's northeastAn insurgent faction has claimed responsibility for a weekend attack in India's remote northeast that left four Indian paramilitary soldiers dead
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A man touches a bull statue as a couple preparing to take a picture outside a retail and wholesale clothing mall in Beijing, Monday, June 18, 2018. Asian shares were mostly lower Monday amid worries about trade tensions as the U.S. and China both started putting tariffs in motion. China and Hong Kong markets were closed for a national holiday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politicsGlobal stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
South Korea says it has agreed to march together with North Korea in Asian Games opening and closing ceremoniesSouth Korea says it has agreed to march together with North Korea in Asian Games opening and closing ceremonies
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day marchDozens of Afghans have arrived in Kabul after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Afghan Sikh leader holds out hope for dwindling minorityAvtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan's tiny Sikh and Hindu minority in the next parliament, but he says he hopes to serve the entire country
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaRecent developments surrounding the South China Sea
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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