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In this Aug. 14, 2018, photo, Andy Chan, founder of the Hong Kong National Party, speaks during a luncheon at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Hong Kong. Authorities in Hong Kong have taken an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territory on national security grounds. Hong Kong’s secretary for security, John Lee, announced Monday, Sept. 24, that the Hong Kong National Party will be prohibited from operation. (Paul Yeung/Pool Photo via AP)
In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political partyHong Kong takes an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a pro-independence political party on national security grounds
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Out of Cambodian jail, filmmaker strolls on beach back homeAustralian filmmaker James Ricketson took a stroll on a Sydney beach at dawn as he recuperates from more than a year in a Cambodian prison
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Hong Kong takes unprecedented step by banning a pro-independence political party on national security groundsHong Kong takes unprecedented step by banning a pro-independence political party on national security grounds
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo, Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang meets with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Presidential Palace during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi, Vietnam. Official media say Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has died at age 61 due to illness on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (Kham/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Vietnam to hold state funeral for President Tran Dai QuangVietnam will hold a state funeral and national mourning this week for President Tran Dai Quang who died last week of a rare viral illness at age 61
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Maldivian polling workers  prepare to count ballots at the end of the presidential election day in Male, Maldives, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. As officials began tabulating votes after the polls closed at 7 p.m., people in the Maldives and observers outside the tiny, tropical South Asian country waited for the results to see whether the opposition's cries of a rigged vote would be validated. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Maldives' opposition presidential candidate claims victoryOpposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has declared victory in the Maldives' contentious presidential election widely seen as a referendum on the Indian Ocean nation's young democracy
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Pilot blamed for Australian plane crash that killed TexansInvestigators say the pilot was at fault in the crash of a light plane into an Australian mall last year that killed him and his 4 American passengers
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Maldivians hold colorful umbrellas as they wait in the sun to caste their vote during presidential election day in Male, Maldives, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan)
The Latest: US congratulates Maldives, notes opposition winThe U.S. State Department has congratulated the Maldives' on its peaceful democratic election
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Maldives' opposition presidential candidate has declared victory in contentious electionMaldives' opposition presidential candidate has declared victory in contentious election
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India mob attacks police after Maoist rebels kill lawmakerPolice say supporters of a lawmaker slain by Maoist insurgents in southern India have attacked two police stations in anger over the killing, setting fire to one and vandalizing the other
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Gunmen kill 4 pro-government militiamen in PakistanA Pakistani official says gunmen have attacked the base camp of a pro-government militia, killing four of its members
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AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives' futureAP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives' future
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Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful campaignCampaigning for Indonesia's presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders releasing white birds and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaign will exploit religious and ethnic divides
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