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3 Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rulePolice say three civilians were killed and 18 other people injured in anti-India protests that erupted after a gunbattle between rebels and government forces in disputed Kashmir
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Taiwan democracy activist said to be detained in ChinaPeople close to a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist say he went missing nine days ago during a visit to the Chinese territory of Macau and appears to be in Chinese custody
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Cambodia bans export of breast milk by US companyCambodia has permanently banned the export of human breast milk by a company headed by a former Mormon missionary that pioneered the business two years ago
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
Cheney blasts Russia's alleged interference in US electionFormer U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has criticized Russia's alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, calling it a hostile act
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
S. Korea's Park to attend court session on possible arrestSouth Korean prosecutors say ousted President Park Geun-hye has decided to attend a questioning session by a Seoul court before it determines whether she should be arrested over explosive corruption allegations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libelTaiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou has been found innocent of libel and leaking confidential information in a case involving suspected influence peddling by a powerful lawmaker
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Australia shelves planned extradition treaty with ChinaThe Australian government has shelved a planned extradition treaty with China rather than allow the Senate to reject it over human rights concerns
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Report: China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly completeA U.S. think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy combat aircraft and other military assets to the disputed region
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this image made from video, tree debris lies on the street as wind gusts in Bowen, eastern Australia, Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  A powerful cyclone lashed islands, damaged roofs and cut power on Tuesday as it edged toward Australia's tropical northeast coast, officials said.(AuBC via AP)
Powerful cyclone slams into Australia's tropical northeastA powerful cyclone is roaring across Australia's tropical northeast, uprooting trees, tearing down fences and knocking out power to thousands
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Map locates Jindo, South Korea; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;
South Korea finds presumed remains of ferry disaster victimsSalvage crews in South Korea have found bones and shoes believed to be from missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the countryMalaysia's health minister says the body of Kim Jong Nam is still in Malaysia, six weeks after the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader was poisoned in Kuala Lumpur
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A woman rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 28, 2017.   Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Global markets mostly higher after Wall Street sinksGlobal stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, passengers walk past a couple browsing their smartphones near an Airbus A380 passenger airplane, owned by China Southern Airlines, parked on the tarmac at the Beijing Capital International Airport. American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of the country's growing travel market. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
American Airlines buys stake in China Southern AirlinesAmerican Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three major state-owned carriers
The Associated Press5 hours ago
South Korean officials say salvage crews find presumed remains of missing ferry disaster victimSouth Korean officials say salvage crews find presumed remains of missing ferry disaster victim
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A relative of missing passenger of the sunken ferry Sewol watches the Sewol sitting on a semi-submersible transport vessel during the salvage operation in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Monday, March 27, 2017. Salvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel Saturday, completing what was seen as the most difficult part of the massive effort to bring the ship back to shore nearly three years after it sank. (Seo Myung-gon/Yonhap via AP)
South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victimsSouth Korea has held a memorial ceremony for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised last week
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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