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India's opposition youth demand accused minister resignDozens of members of the Indian National Congress party's youth wing have demanded the resignation of India's junior external affairs minister amid a spate of sexual harassment allegations made against him
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Family members of Nepalese guides cry as bodies of those killed in Gurja Himal mountain arrive at the Teaching hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Rescuers retrieved the bodies of five South Korean climbers and their four Nepalese guides from Gurja Himal mountain, where they were killed when their base camp was swept by a strong storm. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remotenessOfficials say it took two days to recover the battered bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world's best, who died in Nepal's worst mountaineering disaster in recent years
The Associated Press2 hours ago
South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, right, and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon arrive to hold their meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks Monday to discuss further engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)
Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroadRival Koreas to break ground on inter-Korean railroad after high-level talks
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A worker walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank In Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Asian stocks slipped Monday, as investor worries continued about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Global stocks slip on continuing global trade worriesGlobal stocks are slipping as investor worries continue about global trade tensions and prospects for economic growth
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Pakistani PM's party wins less seats than expected in votePakistani PM's party didn't win as many seats as it expected in vote for 35 seats up for grabs in parliament, councils
The Associated Press3 hours ago
South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, right, and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon arrive to hold their meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks Monday to discuss further engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea. (Korea Pool via AP)
The Latest: Koreas to break ground on inter-Korean railroadThe rival Koreas have agreed to hold a groundbreaking ceremony between late November and early December on an ambitious future project to connect their railways and roads
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Koreas to hold talks in November to set up video-conference meetings between aging relatives separated by Korean WarKoreas to hold talks in November to set up video-conference meetings between aging relatives separated by Korean War
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Rival Koreas to meet in late October to discuss plans to jointly host 2032 OlympicsRival Koreas to meet in late October to discuss plans to jointly host 2032 Olympics
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Koreas to hold groundbreaking ceremony in late November or early December for a future railway meant to link the rivalsKoreas to hold groundbreaking ceremony in late November or early December for a future railway meant to link the rivals
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A helicopter carrying bodies of those killed in Gurja Himal mountain arrives at the Teaching hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Rescuers retrieved the bodies of five South Korean climbers and their four Nepalese guides from Gurja Himal mountain, where they were killed when their base camp was swept by a strong storm. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Climbers who died in Nepal storm included famed South KoreanThe climbers who died during a storm on a Nepal mountain included the first South Korean to summit all 14 peaks over 8,000 meters without using supplemental oxygen
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The Latest: Moon gives condolences for Korean climbersSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in has expressed condolences for the climbers who died in a storm on a Nepal mountain
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Malaysia's politician Anwar Ibrahim speaks to the media during a press conference following the swearing-in ceremony at the parliament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oathMalaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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