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FILE _ In this Aug. 6, 2019, file photo, a woman walks by a money exchange shop decorated with different countries currency banknotes at Central, a business district in Hong Kong. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump's planned Sept. 1 duty increase in a war over trade and technology policy. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US productsChina announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1 increase
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Hundreds of accountants chant placards outside the Legislative Council, in Hong Kong, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Protesters demand to fully withdraw the extradition bill and set up an independent committee to investigate the use of force by the Hong Kong police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracySupporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have created human chains on both sides of the city's harbor, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against Soviet control
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
Young dugong dies in Thailand in blow for vulnerable speciesMarine resources officials in Thailand say an ailing 5-month-old dugong has died during surgery, just days after the much-publicized death of another dugong from what biologists believe was a combination of shock and ingesting plastic waste
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
A Kashmiri family waits for a lift to take their sick child to hospital as Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard near a checkpoint during lockdown in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. The latest crackdown began just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist-led government stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its semi-autonomy and its statehood, creating two federal territories. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Security in Kashmir tightened following call for marchAuthorities have intensified patrols in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir after posters appeared calling for a public march to a United Nations office to protest New Delhi's tightened grip on the disputed region
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Al-Qaida claims Pakistan detained wife of its chief ZawahiriAl-Qaida has accused Pakistani security forces of detaining the wife of its chief, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and two other families of the insurgent group's "martyrs" for nearly a year
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
In this Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, file photo, demonstrators carry umbrellas as they march along a street in Hong Kong. Heavy rain fell on tens of thousands of umbrella-ready protesters as they started marching from a packed park in central Hong Kong, where mass pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
The Latest: Baltic protest inspires Hong Kong human chainSupporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement are linking hands across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states when nearly 2 million people formed a human chain to protest Soviet control
The Associated Press1 hour ago
China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's Sept. 1 increaseChina announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's Sept. 1 increase
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Abe said South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence is damaging mutual trust, and he vowed to work closely with the U.S. for regional peace. Abe also accused Seoul of not keeping past promises. The military agreement started in 2016. (Yoshitaka Sugawara/Kyodo News via AP)
Japan leader says S. Korea ending intel deal damages trustJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence is damaging mutual trust
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the foreign exchange rates are seen at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday after Wall Street declined ahead of a closely watched speech by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speechGlobal stocks rise after ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Indonesian rescuers search for 30 missing after ferry fireRescuers are searching for 30 people reportedly missing after a ferry caught fire off Indonesia's main island of Java
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Sri Lanka ends emergency rule imposed after Easter bombingsSri Lanka has ended four months of emergency rule imposed after Easter Sunday suicide attacks killed more than 260 people
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pakistani authorities evacuate 2,000 from flood-hit areasPakistan evacuates about 2,000 people from flood-affected areas, says India opened dam, swelling 2 rivers in Pakistan
The Associated Press3 hours ago
China criticizes Australian move to close language schoolsChina is criticizing a decision by the government of Australia's New South Wales state to close more than a dozen Chinese-sponsored language programs in more than a dozen public schools over political concerns
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, left, and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc pose for a photo during a welcome ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Morrison is on a three-day official visit to Vietnam. (AP Photo/Duc Thanh)
Australia, Vietnam concerned about China actions in sea rowAustralia and Vietnam have expressed concern over tensions in the disputed South China Sea, where Hanoi says China's gas survey ship has infringed on its territory and has disrupted Vietnam's exploration activities
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, NYU student researchers sit on top of a rock overlooking the Helheim glacier in Greenland. As warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat the Arctic region is taking on new geopolitical and economic importance, and not just the United States hopes to stake a claim, with Russia, China and others all wanting in. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Climate change turns Arctic into strategic, economic hotspotGreenland and the rest of the Arctic region are taking on new geopolitical and economic importance as warmer temperatures cause the ice to retreat
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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