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Cyclone kills 33 in India with thousands in relief campsThe death toll from a cyclone that hit the coast of southern India has risen to 33
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Death toll from cyclone that hit coast of southern India has risen to 33; authorities rush help to evacueesDeath toll from cyclone that hit coast of southern India has risen to 33; authorities rush help to evacuees
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Thailand recovers boat that sank in July, killing 47 ChineseOfficials have recovered a boat that sank in rough weather off Thailand's southern resort island of Phuket in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists
The Associated Press7 hours ago
New president replaces autocratic leader in the MaldivesIbrahim Mohamed Solih has taken over as president of the Maldives following a fierce political discord caused by the autocratic rule of outgoing leader Yameen Abdul Gayoom
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Afghan official: Taliban target police checkpoint, killing 5An Afghan official says that at least five police officers have been killed when their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in the northwestern Badghis province
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wave as they pose for a family photo with leaders and their spouses during the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summitChina's leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence trade barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders, outlining competing visions for global leadership.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Facebook says steep rise in data requests from Indian gov'tFacebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India's government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous two years
The Associated Press12 hours ago
In this photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Nuon Chea, who was the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist and No. 2 leader, sits in a court room before a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Friday by an international tribunal. (Mark Peters/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via AP)
Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunalExperts consider the costs and benefits of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, which has tried and convicted a total of three defendants over nine years at a cost of more than $300 million
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Abe visits Darwin shrine to Japanese war deadJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited a shrine in Darwin, Australia, commemorating the deaths of 80 Japanese submariners in waters near the city in World War II
The Associated Press16 hours ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the APEC CEO Summit at the Pacific Explorer cruise ship docked in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
The Latest: Pence meets Taiwan's delegation at APEC summitU.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with the head of Taiwan's delegation to an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting
The Associated Press17 hours ago
A look at Americans who have been detained in North KoreaA look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea
The Associated Press20 hours ago
North Korea's stable exchange rates confound economistsSign of stability? Evidence of a great sell-off? Amid harsh sanctions and massive trade imbalance, North Korea's stable exchange rates confound economists
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Key facts about APEC host Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea hosts leaders from Pacific Rim countries, including the United States, Russia and China, this weekend in a coming-out party for the jungle-clad nation
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The Latest: US official: American on plane from North KoreaA U.S. official says an American citizen detained last month by North Korea has been deported and is on a flight back to the United States
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2014, file photo, a North Korean soldier, center top, looks at the southern side as three South Korean soldiers guard at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea. North Korea said Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, that it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegally entering the country recently, as the country's state media said leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a newly developed high-tech weapon in an apparent bid to employ pressure on Washington and Seoul. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weaponNorth Korea to deport American detained as it boasts of new weapon
The Associated Press1 day ago
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