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A man walks inside a Bank of China branch vandalized by protestors in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy banHong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands
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American military convoy stops near the town of Tel Tamr, north Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)
US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claimsPresident Donald Trump insists he's bringing home Americans from "endless wars" in the Mideast
The Associated Press3 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, center, walks Gen. Scott Miller, right, chief of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, at the U.S. military headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Esper arrived Sunday in Afghanistan, where stalled peace talks with the Taliban and persistent violent attacks by the insurgent group and Islamic State militants have complicated the Trump administration’s pledge to withdraw more than 5,000 American troops. He told reporters traveling with him that he believes the U.S. can reduce its force in Afghanistan without hurting the counterterrorism fight against al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Lolita C. Balbor)
US defense chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at warMark Esper is seeking a firsthand assessment of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he makes his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pakistanis hoist miles-long Kashmir flag in solidarity marchA giant Kashmiri flag has been unfurled by thousands of Pakistani demonstrators, stretching 5 kilometers (3 miles) through the streets of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad
The Associated Press8 hours ago
India, Pakistan exchange fire in Kashmir, killing 9Pakistani and Indian soldiers have traded fire in disputed Kashmir, killing at least nine people on both sides
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Bangladesh police say violence over Facebook post kills 4Police say at least four people were killed after security officials in southern Bangladesh opened fire to disperse hundreds of Muslims during a protest over an alleged social media post undermining Islam's Prophet Muhammad
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Indonesian President Joko Widodo, right, reads his oath during his inauguration ceremony as the country's seventh president at the parliament building in Jakarta, Indonesia Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Widodo, the country's popular president who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernize the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation has sworn in for his final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim, Pool)
Indonesia's popular president sworn in for 2nd termIndonesian President Joko Widodo has been sworn in for a second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Mark Esper arrives in Kabul on his first trip to Afghanistan as US defense secretaryMark Esper arrives in Kabul on his first trip to Afghanistan as US defense secretary
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Sri Lanka presidential hopeful vows probe into Easter blastsSri Lanka's former defense chief, a front-runner in next month's presidential election has said he would order a fresh probe into the Easter Sunday blasts that killed 263 people, by appointing a presidential commission if he wins
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2015 file photo, two Qantas planes taxi on the runway at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia. Australia's Qantas has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra-long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flightAustralia's Qantas completes the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Protesters fresh their smartphone's lights to support the prayer rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press their demands. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Hong Kong activist stabbed as protesters gird for marchHong Kong police say a man distributing leaflets near a wall with pro-democracy messages has been stabbed and wounded ahead of Sunday march
The Associated Press22 hours ago
AP Photos: Hong Kongers use masquerade as new protest tacticAP Photos: Winnie the Pooh, Guy Fawkes, Pepe the Frog _ the new faces of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement
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Official: Preliminary Afghan election results delayedAn Afghan official says the announcement of preliminary results of last month's presidential election has been delayed
The Associated Press1 day ago
Afghan village buries its dead after mosque bombing kills 66Funerals are being held in eastern Afghanistan for the victims of Friday's deadly bomb blast in a village mosque which killed 66 people during prayers
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks as she attends a question and answer session with lawmakers at the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Hong Kong says murder suspect wants to surrender to TaiwanHong Kong's leader says the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the semiautonomous Chinese city's protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan
The Associated Press1 day ago
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