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1 killed, 2 wounded in explosion in Nepalese capitalPolice say one person was killed and two others wounded in an explosion outside a telecommunications company in the Nepalese capital
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From bombers to Big Macs: Vietnam a lesson in reconciliationWhen President Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un later this month, he will try to nudge the North Korean leader into following the remarkable path to reconciliation first forged by Vietnam and the United States
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Vietnam issues traffic ban for Kim's possible arrival routeVietnam has announced an unprecedented traffic ban along a possible arrival route of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of his second summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi next week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Police: 50 die from tainted liquor in India's Assam stateIndian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in two separate incidents in the country's remote northeast.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Japan's crown prince hopes to continue father's legacyJapanese Crown Prince Naruhito says he hopes to continue the close relationship his father built with the people when he succeeds him as emperor later this year
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this March 3, 2018, photo, people check on travel packages offered by travel agencies during the Guangzhou International Travel Fair in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province. Travelers in China were blocked from buying plane tickets 17.5 million times last year as a penalty for failing to pay fines or other offenses. The Chinese government reported this week on penalties imposed under a controversial "social credit" system the ruling Communist Party says will improve public behavior. (Chinatopix via AP)
China bars millions from travel for 'social credit' offensesChina blocks travel for 'social credit' offenses under system Communist Party says will improve public behavior
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Tropical storm warning for Guam as typhoon nearsGuam remains under a tropical storm warning as a typhoon is expected to pass south of the Pacific U.S. territory
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Indian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in remote northeast.Indian police say at least 50 people have died after drinking tainted liquor in remote northeast.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea, wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exercise, called Ssangyong, part of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea. Ahead of the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, some observers say there is an uncertainty over the future of the decades-long military alliance between Washington and Seoul. (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File)
Worry about US-SKorea alliance grows before Trump-Kim summitWorry about US-South Korea grows ahead of second Trump-Kim summit
The Associated Press9 hours ago
New controls in Maine to prevent poaching of valuable eelsMaine's lucrative baby eel industry will likely face tighter controls this year designed to thwart poaching
The Associated Press11 hours ago
File - In this Feb. 5, 2019 file photo, Hafiz Saeed, chief of Pakistani religious group Jamaat-ud-Dawa, addresses a rally in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan has re-imposed a ban on two charities run by a U.S.-wanted suspect behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. The Interior Ministry said on Friday that the country's top security body decided on the ban during a meeting held by Prime Minister Imran Khan. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary, File)
Pakistan re-imposes ban on US-wanted suspect's charitiesPakistan re-imposes ban on charities run by US-wanted suspect behind 2008 Mumbai terror attacks
The Associated Press14 hours ago
China's new policy against gender bias meets fans, scepticsNew measures against gender discrimination in Chinese workplaces forbid employers from asking potential female hires questions such as whether they are married
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Indian court orders 1 million to vacate forest landIndia's top court has ordered more than a dozen states to evict nearly 1 million people from forest land as they have failed to prove ownership claims.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Visitors sit in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower Friday after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervously watched the U.S.-China trade talks in Washington. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Global shares mixed as investors watch trade talksGlobal shares are mixed as investors nervously eye U.S.-China trade talks in Washington
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Saudi crown prince hails China relations at talks with XiSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hails relations with China as trouble-free, during talks with President Xi Jinping in Beijing aimed at strengthening relations in the face of criticism from the West
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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