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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, smiles with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and European Council President Donald Tusk before a meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. (Martin Bureau/Pool Photo via AP)
Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffsJapan, EU sign deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs, countering Trump moves on trade
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Pro-independence Hong Kong party faces possible banHong Kong authorities have told a political party that advocates independence for the Chinese territory that the group might be banned on national security grounds
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Japan, US renew nuke pact amid Japan plutonium stock concernJapan and the U.S. extend a nuclear pact as Tokyo pledged effort to reduce its plutonium stockpile to address Washington's concern
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Rights groups urges Myanmar to make amends for seized landAn international human rights group is calling on Myanmar's government to expedite restitution for past illegal confiscations of land, detailing how land seizures are still hurting farmers in Myanmar even under the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi
The Associated Press9 hours ago
5 dead in helicopter crash at South Korean marine baseSouth Korea's military says five people died in a helicopter crash at a marines base in the southeastern city of Pohang
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this undated photo provided on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from right, speaks during a visit to the construction site of a hydroelectric power plant in North Hamgyong Province, North Korea. State media say that Kim has harshly reprimanded local officials over a delayed construction project. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
Kim slams local North Koreans for unfinished power plantNKorean leader blasts local officials over unfinished hydroelectric plant as he struggles to boost the economy
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrivesThe monsoon season is bringing fresh dangers to Rohingya who live in ramshackle huts in refugee camps in Bangladesh, but they have run out of places to run
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Indonesia police kill 11 in crime fight ahead of Asian GamesIndonesian police have killed 11 suspected petty criminals and shot dozens more in a heavy-handed campaign to free Jakarta of street crime before next month's Asian Games
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffsAsian markets are lower as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this July 15, 2018, photo, pedestrians walking on a border bridge which link between Thailand and Myanmar near the border town of Mae Sai district in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. At least 3 of the 12 boys and coach of a local team who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last week are are-cross border and stateless, living in a limbo that puts serious restrictions not only on their upward mobility, but even on their right to travel outside of Chiang Rai, the northern province where they live. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Statelessness a hurdle for some boys rescued from Thai caveThe youth soccer teammates rescued from a Thai cave last week are a multiethnic, cross-border crew, but some cannot count on a permanent home because they are stateless
The Associated Press18 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the Kansas City Police Department shows Marlin Mack. Mack, a man who was fatally shot after wounding three Kansas City police officers during a gunfight, had not drawn law enforcement's attention before he became a person of interest this month in the death of a college student from India, police said Monday, July 16, 2018. (Department of Revenue/Kansas City Police Department via AP)
Police unaware of man before college student's deathPolice: Man fatally shot after wounding 3 Kansas City officers during gunfight hadn't drawn investigators' attention before college student's death this month
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Pakistani transgender, Nadeem Kashish, second left, talks to a resident during her door-to-door election campaign, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. The Pakistani election commission has for the first time allowed the transgender community to take part in the upcoming election scheduled on July 25, 2018. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Pakistan rights group issues warning ahead of pollsIndependent human rights commission issues dire warning ahead of polls as jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appeals his 10-year prison sentence He was sentenced over purchases of luxury apartments in London
The Associated Press1 day ago


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