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Bangladesh PM urges Myanmar to take back Rohingya MuslimsBangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for international pressure on Myanmar to take back hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have sought shelter in her country to escape military-led violence
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A man walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Friday, May 25, 2018. Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concernsWorld stocks are mixed Friday as investors eye the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea and developments in global trade disputes.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talksChina says U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will arrive in Beijing on June 2 for more talks on settling a sprawling dispute over technology policy and China's trade surplus with the United States
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China aircraft carrier pilots complete first night missionsChinese state media say navy pilots aboard the country's sole operating aircraft carrier have completed their first nighttime takeoffs and landings
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The Latest: S. Korea PM sad that Trump-Kim summit canceledThe prime minister of South Korea is expressing sadness that the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been canceled
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People watch a TV screen showing a satellite image of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in North Korea during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 24, 2018. North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence of foreign journalists. The signs read: " North Korea demolishes nuclear test site at 11 AM." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worseNorth Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pakistan's Senate approves bill to give tribes equal rightsPakistan's Senate approves bill day after lower chamber giving 5 million residents of northwest tribal area equal rights
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Australian nun who irked Duterte fights expulsion orderAn Australian nun who irked the Philippine president for joining rallies has defied an Immigration Bureau order for her to leave the Philippines and appealed to justice officials to allow her to continue her missionary work for the poor
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Canceled Trump-Kim summit tests Moon's middleman rolePresident Trump's decision to cancel a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un underscores the delicacy of South Korea's intermediary status as well as credibility questions President Moon Jae-in now faces
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Timeline of diplomatic developments on Korean PeninsulaTimeline of diplomatic developments on Korean Peninsula
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FILE - In this file photo taken on April 5, 2000, Huang Qi stands behind a computer displaying his web site, in his office in Chengdu, in China's Sichuan province. Huang, who founded a website documenting alleged rights abuses, will be tried on a charge of leaking state secrets next month. Huang has been jailed twice previously for his activism. (AP Photo/File)
China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abusesA Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting alleged rights abuses will be tried on a charge of leaking state secrets next month
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Inflamed by social media, mobs kill at least 3 in IndiaPolice say mobs of terrified villagers have killed at least three people and attacked several others in southern India after social media messages warned that kidnappers were roaming the region in search of children
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Members of Indonesian police counter terrorism unit Special Detachment 88 escort radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman upon arrival for his trial at a district court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 25, 2018. Indonesia's parliament unanimously approved a stronger anti-terrorism law on Friday, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using childrenIndonesia passes a tougher anti-terrorism law, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Federal Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) director Amar Singh speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, May 25, 2018. Police have revealed that the total amount of cash seized from Pavilion Residences as part of its investigations into 1MDB also total of 72 bags were seized, and from that 72 bags, 35 of the bags contained cash. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probeMalaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million
The Associated Press8 hours ago
AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaAP Photos: North Korea blows up nuclear test site, pro-democracy protesters take to the streets of Bangkok, Malaysia's ex-prime minister is questioned over a scandal
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