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Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and…

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Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the …

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Philippines won't send troops to unclear mission

Philippines won't send troops to unclear mission

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Wednesday his government would no longer deploy peacekeepers in "impossible" missions…

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World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50

World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50

TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."

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Philippines seizes 15 paintings from Marcos family

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An official says the Philippine government has seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand …

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Taiwan throws support behind HK democracy demands

Taiwan throws support behind HK democracy demands

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan, an island that China's ruling Communist Party has long sought to bring into its fold under the same "one country, two s…

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Pakistan lawyer: British man on death row attacked

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A lawyer for a mentally-ill British man on death row in Pakistan has asked authorities to keep his client in hospital after h…

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Bodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48

Bodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48

OTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. An…

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Moet bets on bubbly in China with sparkling winery

Moet bets on bubbly in China with sparkling winery

YONGNING COUNTY, China (AP) — France's Moet Hennessy is betting on China's taste for bubbly with the launch of sales this month by the first f…

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Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact

Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country pa…

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Myanmar and Sri Lankan hard-liners ink agreement

Myanmar and Sri Lankan hard-liners ink agreement

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Myanmar Buddhist monk and a Sri Lankan ultranationalist both known for campaigning against Muslims signed an agree…

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Image of Asia: A synchronized dive for gold

Image of Asia: A synchronized dive for gold

In this photo by Kin Cheung, Chinese divers Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete in the women's synchronized 10-meter platform diving fin…

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Putin visits Kazakhstan after remarks cause alarm

Putin visits Kazakhstan after remarks cause alarm

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting Kazakhstan to stress the need for close ties, a month after he caused alarm in the …

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Thai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder

Thai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder

BANGKOK (AP) — A former railway worker in Thailand was sentenced to death Tuesday for raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, then ki…

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Australia says man sent money to American in Syria

Australia says man sent money to American in Syria

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he…

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Chinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed isles

Chinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed isles

ABOARD THE COCONUT PRINCESS (AP) — On a cruise more about politics than pleasure, Zhang Jing watched the gray shells of the Paracel Islands em…

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Asian stocks mostly lower after US declines

Asian stocks mostly lower after US declines

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major fi…

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China celebrates new holiday of Martyr's Day

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders solemnly presented flower baskets Tuesday at the People's Heroes Monument in cen…

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S. Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued

S. Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean cruise ship ran aground off the southwestern coast Tuesday but all of the 109 people aboard the vesse…

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Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government

Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for r…

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