Category: Asia

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Maldives opposition claims poll victory

The candidate of a united opposition front claims he has ousted the sitting president of the Maldives. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih ...

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Japan’s PM Abe heads for extended term after party vote

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan’s longest-serving ...

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Kim, Moon join hands on peak of sacred NKorean volcano

The leaders of the rival Koreas took to the road for the final day of their summit Thursday, standing on ...

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New landslide kills at least 4, buries houses in Philippines

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes in two villages near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least four ...

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Pakistan court orders Sharif’s release

A Pakistani court has ordered the release of ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was just two months into a 10-year ...

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North Korea to shut down missile site

Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut down one of North Korea’s main missile testing and launching sites, says South Korea’s ...

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Sweden Accused of Chinese Tourist Human Rights Violation

A disagreement between a group of Chinese tourists and a hostel in the Swedish capital has escalated into a diplomatic ...

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China says will respond if U.S. enacts new tariffs

China’s Foreign Ministry said Monday that the government would respond if the United States implements new tariffs, ahead of U.S. ...

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China coast lashed as typhoon toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut is lashing China’s most populous province, bringing winds of up to 100 mph (162 kph). Guangdong is on ...

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Afghan military helicopter crashes, kills all five aboard

A helicopter carrying security forces crashed in western Afghanistan, killing all five people on board, including the pilot, officials said ...