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China says foreign concerns over Muslim rights unwarrantedChina says 15 foreign ambassadors exceeded their diplomatic roles by issuing a letter expressing concern about the incarceration of hundreds of thousands of members of the country's Muslim minorities in re-education camps
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
2 Chilean tourists jailed to 2 years for killing MalaysianTwo Chilean tourists accused of killing a man in Malaysia have been sentenced to two years in prison after they pleaded guilty to a reduced charge not amounting to murder
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
Sri Lankan Lawmakers surround speaker Karu Jayasuriya during a session at the parliament chamber in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Rival lawmakers exchanged blows in Sri Lanka's Parliament on Thursday as disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him from office by voice vote. (AP Photo/Lahiru Harshana)
Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament over PM disputeRival lawmakers have exchanged blows in Sri Lanka's Parliament as the disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him from office by voice vote
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Wife of Malaysian ex-leader hit with 2 new graft chargesThe wife of Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with seeking and receiving bribes related to a 1.25 billion ringgit ($299 million) solar energy project, in addition to earlier graft charges brought against her last month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People walk in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain's Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Global stocks higher after Wall Street fall, Brexit approvalAsian stocks higher after British Cabinet endorses Brexit deal but pound falls following minister's resignation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
South Korean soldiers stand guard as construction equipments destroy a guard post in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas in Cheorwon Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Relations between the Koreas have improved this year, with the North entering disarmament talks with a vague promise to achieve complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP)
South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavatorsSouth Korea dismantles guard posts using dynamite, excavators as part of tension-reducing agreements with North Korea
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Sept. 16, 2018, photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing.  A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put critical U.S. infrastructure at risk. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission issued the warning Wednesday in a report focused on the increasing use of the internet in household appliances. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China says talks with US on trade battle have resumedChina says talks with Washington over trade battle have resumed, two sides 'maintaining close contact'
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
A Rohingya refugee woman walks across Jamtoli refugee camp, near Cox's Bazar, in Bangladesh, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Bangladesh authorities said Thursday that repatriation to Myanmar of some of the more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled army-led violence will begin as scheduled if people are willing to go, despite calls from United Nations officials and human rights groups for the refugees' safety in their homeland to be verified first. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Rohingya tell Bangladesh officials: 'We won't go' to MyanmarAbout 1,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have demonstrated at a camp in Bangladesh against plans to repatriate them to Myanmar, from where hundreds of thousands fled army-led violence last year
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Oct. 26, 2018 photo, Afghan National Security Forces search passengers and their vehicles at a checkpoint in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghans, who once welcomed Americans as liberators, now increasingly see them as the architects of their country’s demise. The United States has lost more than 2,400 soldiers in its longest war and spent more than $900 billion on trying to stabilize the country.  (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Afghan officials: Taliban kill 30 policemen in west provinceAfghan officials: Taliban kill 30 policemen in blistering overnight attack in western Farah province
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Twins separated by surgery are healing, sticking togetherDoctors say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been moving about, eating and otherwise healing well
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Rival lawmakers come to blows in Sri Lankan Parliament over PM dispute as speaker says country has no governmentRival lawmakers come to blows in Sri Lankan Parliament over PM dispute as speaker says country has no government
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pakistani missing police officer's body found in AfghanistanMissing Pakistani police officer's body discovered in Afghanistan with note saying militants abducted and killed him
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, April 25, 2016, visitors to Auto China 2016 stand near Zotye Auto's T300 SUV displayed in Beijing, China. Chinese automaker Zotye Auto says it plans to start selling vehicles in the United States in 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Chinese automaker Zotye plans to sell vehicles in US in 2020Chinese automaker Zotye plans to sell vehicles in US in 2020
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Bangladesh says repatriation of some Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar will begin Thursday as scheduled if people volunteerBangladesh says repatriation of some Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar will begin Thursday as scheduled if people volunteer
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A man walks past in front of a SoftBank shop in Tokyo, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. American office space-sharing company WeWork has obtained $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. The new funding comes in addition to the $1 billion raised from SoftBank last quarter, WeWork spokesperson Kumiko Hidaka said Thursday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan's SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWorkAmerican office space-sharing company WeWork says it has obtained $3 billion from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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