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Pakistani Taliban choose new chief in place of FazlullahPakistani Taliban militants have chosen a religious scholar as their new chief in place of Mullah Fazlullah killed earlier this month in a U.S. drone strike
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Xiaomi's Founder, Chairman and CEO Jun Lei speaks at a news conference in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Xiaomi Corp. said it seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in its initial public offering next week that would value the Chinese smartphone maker at as much as $70.3 billion. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPOChinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 1998, file photo, North Korean soldiers carry an aluminum casket containing remains of a U.S. serviceman killed during the Korean War toward U.N. Command soldiers, foreground, at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Korean media reported that the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village on Saturday, June 23, 2018, so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remainsThe U.S. military says it has moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: US prepares coffins for Korean War remainsThe U.S. military says it has moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this Aug.19, 2016, photo, Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who also served twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, talks with South Korean lawmakers at his house in Seoul, South Korea. Kim has died on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at the age of 92. (Newsis via AP, File)
Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, diesKim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who twice served as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died at age 92
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Clash leave 6 militants, 2 soldiers dead in PakistanPakistan's army says they have killed six militants in a search operation in South Waziristan near Afghan border where two soldiers also killed in the clash
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Cambodia arrests 5 in crackdown on commercial surrogacyCambodian police have arrested five people on charges of providing commercial surrogate services
The Associated Press11 hours ago
New Zealand leader to spend 3rd night in hospital with babyNew Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern plans to spend a third night in a hospital before returning home with her newborn daughter.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92
The Associated Press20 hours ago
New East Timorese Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak reads out the oath of office during his inauguration in Dili, the capital of East Timor, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kandhi Barnez)
New East Timor government marred by corruption allegationsEast Timor's president has refused to swear in 11 Cabinet ministers because of corruption investigations in a rocky beginning for a new government formed after a protracted political stalemate in the young nation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Indian policemen chase Kashmiri protesters during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Shops, businesses and schools shut down in the Indian portion of Kashmir Thursday in response to a strike call given by separatists against recent civilian deaths and the killing of a senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Fatal fight sets off anti-India protests, clashes in KashmirPolice say at least four rebels, a police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which at least 20 were injured
The Associated Press1 day ago
Belgian gets life on cocaine smuggling charges in CambodiaA Cambodian court has sentenced a Belgian man to life in prison on charges of smuggling cocaine into the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, June 22, 2018. Asian stocks fell Friday following Wall Street losses overnight as investors were still wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profit and jobs. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Global markets, oil rise as OPEC mulls output increaseGlobal stocks and oil prices are higher as investors monitor OPEC's discussion on increasing crude production.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Photos showing the reunion of family members from North and South Korea are displayed as South Korean Yoo Gi-jin, 93, talks with a Red Cross official to fill out application forms to reunite with his family members living in North Korea, at the headquarters of the Korea Red Cross in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 22, 2018. North and South Korean officials met Friday for talks on resuming reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis. The signs on the photos read: "1st generation of separated families. We do not have time." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split familiesNorth and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP Explains: Reunions between Korean families divided by warAP Explains: Reunions between families divided by 1950-53 Korean War are highly emotional and diplomatically sensitive
The Associated Press1 day ago
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