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A newsstand vendor looks through his display near a magazine with a cover depicting U.S. President Joe Biden near U.S. and Chinese flags in Beijing on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. As a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could be further emboldened by America's troubles at home. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Analysis: Biden faces a more confident China after US chaosAs a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could be more emboldened by America’s troubles at home
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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the site of a gold mine that suffered an explosion in Qixia in eastern China's Shandong Province, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Authorities have detained managers at a gold mine in eastern China where more than 20 workers have been trapped underground following an explosion Sunday. (Wang Kai/Xinhua via AP)
Trapped worker dies as rescuers try to save 21 in China mineChinese state media say a worker trapped in a gold mine for more than a week has died as rescuers are trying to clear debris and improve ventilation to save 21 others
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Officials: Roadside bomb wounds 11 troops in SW PakistanPakistani officials say a roadside bomb has struck a paramilitary vehicle in southwestern Baluchistan province, wounding at least 11 troops
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Pakistan says test-fire of medium-range missile a successPakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a surface-to-surface medium range ballistic missile
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Indonesian leader promises compensation for plane crashIndonesia’s leader has assured relatives of 62 people killed in a Sriwijaya Air plane crash that they will be compensated
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, Ferkat Jawdat holds up a photo of his mother during a gathering to raise awareness about loved ones who have disappeared in China's far west Xinjiang region in Washington DC. The accusation of genocide by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against China touches on a hot-button human rights issue between China and the West. (AP Photo/Christina Larson, File)
China labels Pompeo 'doomsday clown' over genocide claimsChina's Foreign Ministry is describing outgoing U_S_ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a “doomsday clown" and says his designation of China as a perpetrator of genocide and crimes against humanity is merely “a piece of wastepaper."
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, file photo, an Indian doctor shows a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Jammu, India. India started exporting COVID-19 vaccines to its neighboring countries on Wednesday, Jan. 20. To start with, India will send 150,000 shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Bhutan and 100,000 shots to Maldives. Afterwards, vaccines will be sent Bangladesh, Nepal, India’s foreign ministry said. (AP Photo/Channi Anand, File)
India starts supplying COVID-19 shots to neighboring nationsIndia has begun supplying coronavirus vaccines to its neighboring countries, as the world’s largest vaccine making nation strikes a balance between maintaining enough doses to inoculate its own people and helping developing countries without the capacity to produce their own shots
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Popular Thai politician charged with defaming monarchyThai officials have filed criminal charges against a popular former politician, accusing him of defaming the monarchy by broadcasting criticism of government efforts to secure supplies of coronavirus vaccines
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a screen near a bazaar in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region, China, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. The accusation of genocide by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against China touches on a hot-button human rights issue between China and the West. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
EXPLAINER: What's next after US accused China of genocideThe U.S.'s accusation of genocide against China touches on a hot-button human rights issue between China and the West
The Associated Press21 hours ago
A health worker takes a nasal swab sample of a Kashmiri to test for COVID-19 in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million last week as vaccines developed at breakneck speed are being rolled out around the world in an all-out campaign to vanquish the threat.(AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Asia Today: China records new cases, defends responseChina’s capital, Beijing, recorded seven more coronavirus cases amid a lingering outbreak in the country’s north
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma speaks during a seminar in Bali, Indonesia. China’s highest-profile entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, appeared Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in a video posted online, ending a 2 1/2-month disappearance from public view that prompted speculation about his status and his business empire’s future. In the 50-second video, Ma congratulated teachers supported by his charitable foundation and made no mention of his absence from public view and scrutiny of his Alibaba Group and Ant Group by regulators.(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati, File)
Jack's back: Chinese e-tycoon ends silence with online videoChina’s highest-profile entrepreneur, e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, has appeared in a video posted online, ending a 2 1/2-month disappearance from public view that prompted speculation about his status and his business empire’s future
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A Hindu priest stands next to a calendar featuring photographs of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on a wall of the temple where special prayers were held for Harris ahead of her inauguration, in Thulasendrapuram, the hometown of Harris' maternal grandfather, south of Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. A tiny, lush-green Indian village surrounded by rice paddy fields was beaming with joy Wednesday hours before its descendant, Kamala Harris, takes her oath of office and becomes the U.S. vice president. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
Indian village cheers for Harris during swearing-in as US VPWith chants of “Long live Kamala Harris,” fireworks and prayers, residents of a tiny Indian village celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice president
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN: Pandemic, surging food prices leave many in Asia hungryThe United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization says more than 350 million people in the Asia-Pacific are going hungry as the coronavirus pandemic destroys jobs and pushes food prices higher
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo released by the Indonesian Presidential Palace, President Joko Widodo, center, talks to an official as he inspects an earthquake-damaged government building, in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Widodo visited the areas where a deadly earthquake left thousands of people homeless in an effort to reassure them the government's response is reaching those struggling after the quake. (Indonesian Presidential Palace via AP)
Businesses reopen as searchers dig in Indonesia quake rubbleGrocery stores, gas stations and other shops are reopening in a quake-hit Indonesian city where debris still covers streets and searchers continue to dig in the rubble for more victims
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American who enthused Bali was queer-friendly being deportedAn American graphic designer is being deported from the Indonesian resort island of Bali over her viral tweets that celebrated it as a low-cost, queer-friendly place for foreigners to live
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