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Afghan officials: Airstrike kills 6 in eastern provinceAfghan officials: Joint airstrike by NATO and Afghan forces kills at least 6 civilians in eastern Logar province
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
The Latest: China says emblem defacement not 'tolerated'China's Foreign Ministry says the behavior of "some radical demonstrators" in Hong Kong "touched the bottom line of the 'one country, two systems' principle and must not be tolerated."
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens to reporters questions during a press conference in Hong Kong Monday, July 22, 2019. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam denies that police colluded with the masked assailants who indiscriminately attacked residents in a subway station. Lam called "unfounded" allegations that the police were working together with the Yuen Long station assailants, who beat people Sunday evening using steel pipes and wooden poles. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
China lashes out at Hong Kong protest targeting its officeChina has harshly criticized a demonstration in which eggs were thrown at its office in Hong Kong and messages spray-painted on the walls
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Several stabbed in riot at juvenile detention in AustraliaPolice say several inmates have been stabbed during a riot at an Australian juvenile detention center that ended after 21 hours with 20 arrests
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pakistan rescues injured Italian, Russian climbers in northPakistani mountaineering official: Army helicopter rescues Italian, Russian climber stranded on treacherous peak
The Associated Press2 hours ago
India's space agency says it has launched unmanned mission to moon's south pole after aborted attempt last weekIndia's space agency says it has launched unmanned mission to moon's south pole after aborted attempt last week
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Pirates rob S. Korea ship crew members near Singapore StraitPirates have boarded a South Korean-flagged cargo ship near the Singapore Strait and robbed its crew of their money, clothes and cellphones
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Bolton meets Japanese officials to discuss Iran, South KoreaU.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has held talks with Japanese officials, presumably to discuss a U.S.-led military coalition to safeguard shipping in the Strait of Hormuz amid escalating tensions in the region
The Associated Press3 hours ago
CORRECTS DATE - South Korean police officers detain protesters at backyard of Japanese consulate in Busan, South Korea, Monday, July 22, 2019. South Korean police say they've detained six people for allegedly illegally entering a Japanese diplomatic facility in South Korea. (Huh Kyung-min/Newsis via AP)
South Korea detains 6 for illegally entering Japan consulateSouth Korean police say they've detained 6 people for allegedly illegally entering a Japanese consulate to stage a protest
The Associated Press3 hours ago
New House Speaker Allan Peter Cayetano is greeted before taking his oath during the opening of the 18th Congress at the House of Representatives in Quezon city, metropolitan Manila, Philippines Monday, July 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his alliesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte will likely defend his deadly anti-drug campaign and his non-confrontational approach to China in territorial disputes when he gives his state of the nation address later Monday
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this April 1, 2019, file photo, New Zealand Police Minister Stuart Nash talks to reporters in Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand's government is planning further restrictions on gun ownership in a proposed law that emphasizes owning guns is a privilege and not a right. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
Proposed New Zealand law says owning guns is not a rightNew Zealand's government is planning further restrictions on gun ownership in a proposed law that emphasizes owning guns is a privilege and not a right
The Associated Press4 hours ago
33 villagers killed in lightning storm in northern IndiaA lightning storm kills 33 people in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Li Qiang, center left, Shanghai's Party chief, and Yi Huiman, center right, chairman at China Securities Regulatory Commission, strikes a gong to launch the SSE STAR Market in the hall of Shanghai Securities Exchange in Shanghai, China, Monday, July 22, 2019. Trading started Monday on a Chinese stock market for high-tech companies that play a key role in official development plans that are straining relations with Washington. (Chinatopix via AP)
Asian shares lower, Shanghai STAR tech board shares surgeAsian shares lower, Shanghai STAR tech stocks board surges
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape stands on a podium before inspecting troops as he is officially welcomed to Australia's Parliament House in Canberra Monday, July 22, 2019. Marape says his country's relationship with China in not open to discussion during his current visit to Australia. (AP Photograph/Rod McGuirk)
Papua New Guinea open to Chinese and Australian investorsPapua New Guinea's leader says his South Pacific island nation is open to investment from China, Australia and any other country that is willing to work within the country's rules
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, smiles during a TV interview at the party headquarters in Tokyo, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Exit polls have showed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is certain to keep the majority of 124 seats contested in Sunday's upper house election, and could go even closer to the super-majority, the key line needed to propose a constitutional revision if joined by supporters from smaller parties. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Abe's coalition still short of votes to change constitutionAbe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament but not the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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