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{FD} Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authorities

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The daughter of a Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China says he has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October. Continue reading

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{FD} Former New Mexico Gov. Richardson meets with Myanmar leader

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Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has met with Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss the potential return of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled from Myanmar after being attacked by the military and Buddhist mobs. Continue reading

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{FD} Mattis says Turkey gave US notice about airstrikes in Syria

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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey gave the U.S. military advance notice of its airstrikes against Kurdish targets in northern Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Thai police arrest 2 Israeli men in compatriot’s killing

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Police in Thailand have arrested two Israeli men suspected of killing a fellow citizen on a Thai resort island after running him down with a car. Continue reading

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{FD} Rival student groups clash at elite Pakistan university

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Students linked to rival groups have clashed at a prestigious university of Pakistan, with dozens reported hurt in the skirmishes. Continue reading

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{FD} India, Pakistan continue trading fire and blame in Kashmir

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Officials say Indian and Pakistani soldiers have again targeted each other’s posts and villages along their volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir after a day’s lull, killing at least one civilian. Continue reading

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{FD} Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

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Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel are recounting the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners. Continue reading

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{FD} Focus shifts to executions in Japan’s 1995 sarin gas attack

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More than two decades after poison gas attacks in Tokyo’s subways killed 13 people, the stage has shifted to the execution of 13 people convicted in the crime. Continue reading

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{FD} Maldives ex-leader says Chinese projects akin to land grab

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The exiled former leader of the Maldives says this year’s presidential election could be the last chance to extricate his country from increasing Chinese influence, which he claims amounts to a land grab in the guise of investments in island development. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed

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The Latest on the preparations for repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar (all times local): noon A Bangladesh official says the repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar, which was scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been postponed. Continue reading

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{FD} Indonesia investigates online insults of Brunei’s sultan

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The Sultan of Brunei has made a complaint of defamation to the Indonesian police about an Instagram account that criticized the wealthy autocratic leader of Southeast Asia’s smallest nation. Continue reading

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{FD} Trial in Kim Jong Nam’s murder resumes in Malaysia

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The trial of the two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has resumed after a seven-week recess, with witnesses taking the stand to verify the authenticity of security camera footage showing the attack. Continue reading

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{FD} Philippine volcano explodes, authorities raise alert level

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The Philippines’ most active volcano has exploded thunderously and authorities warn a hazardous eruption is possible within days. Continue reading

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{FD} Among Rohingya, refugee squalor can seem better than home

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Both Bangladesh and Myanmar insist the repatriations of Rohingya Muslims will go smoothly, with thousands of refugees who fled their homes in terror just a few months ago crossing the border back into Myanmar and returning safely to their villages. Continue reading

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{FD} Tokyo holds evacuation drill to prepare for N. Korean threat

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More than 300 people have participated in an evacuation drill in Tokyo under the scenario of an incoming North Korean ballistic missile. Continue reading

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{FD} S. Koreans burn Kim’s photo as N. Korean band leader passes

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Dozens of conservative activists have attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North’s hugely popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station. Continue reading

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{FD} Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

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Police say three people have been killed and 18 injured by a bomb that exploded in a market in southern Thailand. Continue reading

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{FD} Deadly Kabul hotel siege investigated as a possible ‘insider attack’

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For up to seventeen hours from Saturday night through to Sunday, scores were slaughtered, shot and hiding for their lives as six Taliban operatives stormed Kabul’s luxury Intercontinental Hotel – with fingers pointing to an attack likely carried out wi… Continue reading

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{FD} Russian police discover crocodile in basement during weapons raid

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Authorities in the Russian port city of St. Petersburg had an unexpected surprise Thursday during a weapons raid when they discovered a crocodile in the basement. Continue reading

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{FD} Philippines says it won’t be embroiled in US-China sea spat

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The Philippines says it won’t get embroiled in a fresh spat between the U.S. and China involving Beijing’s protest of an American warship passing near a Chinese-controlled shoal also claimed by the Philippines. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistan police officer fired over killings is shot dead

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Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot and killed a former police officer who was fired over the 2011 killing of five Chechen women in the southwestern city of Quetta. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Taliban kill 18 militiamen in Afghanistan

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The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} 5 killed as gunmen battle security forces at Kabul hotel

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An Afghan official says at least five civilians have been killed after gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul and have been fighting security forces for 11 hours into Sunday morning. Continue reading

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{FD} Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital Kabul

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An Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul. Continue reading

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{FD} Fire at plastic factory outside Indian capital kills 9

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A fire official says a blaze at a plastic factory on the northern outskirts of the Indian capital has killed nine people. Continue reading

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{FD} Croatia, Slovenia police bust human trafficking operation

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Police in Croatia and Slovenia say they have busted a human trafficking operation and released dozens of mostly Chinese nationals who were forced to work in illegal call centers. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 Indonesian hostages released by their Abu Sayyaf captors

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Two Indonesian hostages have been released after being held for more than a year in the southern Philippines by their Abu Sayyaf captors. Continue reading

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{FD} US destroyer sails near contested reef in South China Sea angering Beijing

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A U.S. Navy warship sailed close to a contested reef west of the Philippines this week, drawing the ire of Beijing which issued a statement Saturday accusing the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters. Continue reading

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{FD} Myanmar soldiers sentenced for killing Kachin civilians

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State police in Myanmar say the military has sentenced six soldiers to 10 years in prison with hard labor for killing three civilians in war-torn Kachin state. Continue reading

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{FD} India accuses Pakistan of fresh attacks on Kashmir frontier

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Indian officials say a teenage boy and a soldier have been killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir. Continue reading

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{FD} Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking

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Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia’s illegal trade for over a decade. Continue reading

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{FD} Indian army soldiers fight fire from highly polluted lake

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Thousands of Indian troops are fighting a huge fire emanating from a highly polluted lake that has caused panic among thousands of people in the southern city of Bangalore. Continue reading

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{FD} China secretly bought North Korean coal as US watched from above: report

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At least six cargo ships linked to China furtively violated U.N. sanctions by taking on North Korean coal late last year, potentially providing a significant financial boost to the rogue regime, the U.S. alleges. Continue reading

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{FD} US and Pakistan clash at UN over Afghanistan

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The United States is urging Pakistan not to give sanctuary to “terrorist organizations” — and Pakistan is demanding that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan and its income from the narcotics trade. Continue reading

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{FD} Radio Free Europe says Pakistan closes its bureau

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty says Pakistani authorities have closed the Islamabad bureau of its Pashto-language Radio Mashaal after Pakistan’s intelligence agency accused it of airing programs “against the interest of Pakistan.” Continue reading

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{FD} Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor

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The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of some melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for its cleanup. Continue reading

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{FD} Chinese police take away lawyer after letter urging reforms

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The wife of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer says her husband was taken into police custody while taking their son to school. Continue reading

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{FD} China calls deadly tanker collision ‘unprecedented’

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A Chinese official says the explosion and sinking of an Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea was without precedent, creating enormous difficulties for rescue and recovery efforts. Continue reading

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{FD} Thailand’s ruling generals running out of time

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Entering their fifth year in power, Thailand’s ruling generals may be running out of time and it’s not for a lack of watches. Continue reading

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{FD} America can meet the challenge of China with education and innovation

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China has made clear that it has its own agenda and will pursue its objectives aggressively, regardless of what others think. So much for all the post-Cold War optimism about changing China’s behavior. Continue reading

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{FD} More Rohingya arrive in Bangladesh despite repatriation deal

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A Bangladesh official says Rohingya refugees are continuing to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, even after the two countries said they will begin repatriating members of the minority ethnic group next week. Continue reading

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{FD} Belarus bristles at Kazakhstan’s offer to host Ukraine talks

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Belarus has mocked Kazakhstan’s suggestion that it could serve as a new venue for Ukraine peace talks previously hosted by Minsk. Continue reading

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{FD} Vietnam postpones China concert that falls on takeover date

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Vietnamese officials say a Friday night concert to mark the anniversary of Chinese and Vietnamese diplomatic relations has been postponed because of an unexpected electrical issue. Continue reading

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{FD} Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir

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Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day. Continue reading

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{FD} Defense stymied as trial resumes Monday in N. Korean murder

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Malaysia’s high-profile trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader resumes Monday after a seven-week recess, with defense lawyers saying their efforts have been stymied by missing links. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Russia warns against failure of Iran nuke deal

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The Latest on the U.N. Security Council (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Russia’s foreign minister is warning that a failure of the Iran nuclear deal, especially as a result of action by the Trump administration, would send “an alarming message” to North … Continue reading

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{FD} UN chief: Threat from nukes, other weapons, gathers force

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the threat from weapons of mass destruction “seems to be gathering force” and is urging expanded diplomatic efforts to tackle the security challenge posed by North Korea’s nuclear ambitions. Continue reading

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{FD} Malaysia Airlines flight shakes violently, forced to land

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Passengers on a Malaysia Airlines plane flying from Sydney, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur which was forced to land in the central Australian city of Alice Springs say they were bracing themselves for a possible crash after the plane shook violently. Continue reading

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{FD} India test-launches nuclear-capable long-range missile

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The defense ministry says India has successfully test-fired a long-range nuclear-capable missile from an island in the Bay of Bengal. Continue reading

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{FD} Duterte threatens to ban deployment of workers to Kuwait

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The Philippine president has threatened to impose a total ban on sending workers to Kuwait because of sexual abuses that have caused some Filipino women to kill themselves. Continue reading

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