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Trucks are parked at Pakistan-Afghanistan border Torkham, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Pakistan closed its two official border crossings with Afghanistan, the foreign ministry said. The development came at the request of the Afghan government, which routinely accuses Pakistan of harboring Taliban militants, a charge Islamabad denies. The crossings would remain closed Friday and Saturday. (AP Photo/Qazi Rauf)
Afghanistan postpones election in Kandahar after attackAfghanistan's election commission postpones polls in Kandahar province for a week, following deadly attack
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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
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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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In this Oct. 10, 2018, photo, people walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets sank Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, after Wall Street declined on losses for tech and industrial stocks and Chinese economic growth slowed. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Global stocks mixed as Chinese economy slowsGlobal stocks are mixed after data show Chinese economic growth slowed more than expected and officials moved to shore up the country's markets.
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Afghans set to vote despite Taliban threats, corruptionAfghans hope parliament elections will bring change to corrupt government that's lost nearly half the country to Taliban
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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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Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wallPolice say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand
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Southeast Asian navies to hold 1st joint drills with ChinaSoutheast Asian navies will hold their first joint exercises with China in its southern waters next week
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Former Prime Minister Najib Razak walks out of court room at Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Najib arrived at high court in support of United Malays National Organization's (UMNO) president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Zahid is expected to be charged with abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money laundering of funds in his family-run welfare group. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Malaysia ex-deputy PM charged with graft, money launderingMalaysia's former deputy PM charged with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in shock election results earlier this year
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New Zealand surfer bitten on arm by shark, taken to hospitalA New Zealand surfer has been attacked by a shark and airlifted to a hospital after suffering moderate injuries
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In this Aug. 4, 2016 photo, Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar police chief, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Three top Kandahar officials, including Raziq, were killed by their own guards Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, although a Taliban spokesman who claimed responsibility told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that U.S Gen. Scott Miller, commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan was the target. Miller was unhurt but two U.S. troops were injured and evacuated. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
The Latest: Afghan polling in Kandahar postponed over attackThe Latest: Afghanistan's election commission postpones polls in Kandahar province for a week, following deadly attack
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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaAP Photos: Protests and clashes in Indian-controlled Kashmir; navy and honor guard ceremonies; Prince Harry and Meghan start Australia tour
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Afghanistan's election commission postpones parliamentary polls in Kandahar province for a week following deadly attackAfghanistan's election commission postpones parliamentary polls in Kandahar province for a week following deadly attack
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, Hindu worshippers stand in queues outside the Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. India's ruling party and the main opposition are both supporting a protest to keep females of menstruating age from entering the temple, in what some political observers say is a bid to shore up votes ahead of next year's general election. The country's Supreme Court had on Sept. 28, 2018, lifted the temple's ban on women of menstruating age, holding that equality is supreme irrespective of age and gender. (AP Photo/ Hareesh Kumar A S, File)
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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U.S. Navy helicopter crashes on flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailorsU.S. Navy helicopter crashes on flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors
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