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Former CIA officer sentenced to 20 years for disclosing state secrets to Chinese for $25G

An ex-CIA officer was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for revealing military secrets to China and potentially seeking to expose human assets who were once his responsibility. Continue reading

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Official: Bomb blast in western Afghanistan kills 2

An Afghan official says that a bomb blast in the western province of Herat has killed at least two people, including a child. Continue reading

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Hero dog saves life of newborn after teen mom buries boy alive in Thailand

A dog named Ping Pong is being hailed as a hero in Thailand for saving the life of a newborn baby after the infant’s 15-year-old mother tried to hide the birth by burying the boy alive.  Continue reading

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Pakistan doctor accused of infecting more than 400 babies and children with HIV

A destitute village in Pakistan’s south has been forced into a mode of panic and fear after more than 500 people – overwhelmingly children – tested positive for HIV, in an epidemic officials are attributing to a single pediatrician. Continue reading

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Indonesian police beef up security ahead of election results

Indonesia has deployed 32,000 security personnel in the capital, Jakarta, after warnings of a possible militant attack during the official announcement of presidential election results next week. Continue reading

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China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions

The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Continue reading

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Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit

Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013. Continue reading

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India’s ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party’s fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week. Continue reading

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I.M. Pei’s legacy stretched from the West to the East

The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition with modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution. Continue reading

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Iran’s top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal

Iran’s foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, sayin… Continue reading

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South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya

Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. Continue reading

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Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. Continue reading

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Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan

Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country’s southern Helmand province. Continue reading

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Chinese authorities say 17 people trapped in flooded mine

Chinese authorities say 17 people have been trapped in a flooded iron mine in the country’s northeast. Continue reading

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Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains

An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing. Continue reading

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Court being asked to stop dolphin hunts in Japanese village

A court in central Japan is hearing arguments over whether dolphin hunting violates the nation’s animal cruelty laws. Continue reading

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Pakistani police kill 9 suspected militants in raid

Pakistani police say security forces acting on intelligence raided a militant hideout in the town of Mastung in southwestern Baluchistan province, triggering a shootout that killed nine suspects. Continue reading

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Duterte recalls tops diplomats from Canada over trash war

The Philippines recalled its top diplomatic leaders in Canada on Thursday after officials say the North American country has missed the deadline to take back truckloads of trash that was illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago. Continue reading

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Struggling Macron pleads for stronger Europe before EU vote

Ahead of important European elections, French President Emmanuel Macron is pleading for a stronger Europe to stand up to U.S. and Chinese dominance. Continue reading

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Sri Lankan army probes possible additional extremist groups

Sri Lanka’s army chief says other groups of Islamic extremists could be operating in the country independent of the one that carried out Easter Sunday bomb attacks. Continue reading

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