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Indonesia arrests 5 foreigners in Bali for drug smugglingIndonesian police say some of the five foreigners arrested for drug smuggling on the tourist island of Bali since the end of November face the death penalty if convicted
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2018, file photo, visitors walk past the old city district in Kashgar, western China's Xinjiang region. Police have confirmed that a prominent Chinese photographer who went missing more than a month ago was arrested, his wife said. Authorities informed relatives of award-winning photographer Lu Guang, whose work focuses unsparingly on the harshest realities of life in China, that he was arrested in Kashgar city in the country's far west region of Xinjiang, his wife Xu Xiaoli told The Associated Press on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Police confirm arrest of Chinese photographer, wife saysThe wife of a prominent Chinese photographer who went missing more than a month ago says police have confirmed his arrest
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians missing in ChinaSketches of 2 Canadians detained in China in recent days amid dispute over Huawei executive wanted in US on bank fraud charges
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from IndonesiaScores of Indonesian girls are disappearing into a trafficking network that has descended upon the country's impoverished province of East Nusa Tenggara
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from IndonesiaScores of Indonesian girls are disappearing into a trafficking network that has descended upon the country's impoverished province of East Nusa Tenggara
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Cambodian lawmakers pass measure to ease political banCambodia's Parliament has passed legislation that could allow a five-year ban on political activity by top opposition politicians to be lifted
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Official: N. Korea leader unlikely to visit Seoul this monthA senior South Korean official says it's unlikely that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Seoul this month
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Official: Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael SpavorOfficial: Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael Spavor
The Associated Press5 hours ago
4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese studentA 21-year-old man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student from China
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, hands the keys to his wife Siti Hasmah as it is shown on the screen when he launched the first Proton car 35 years ago during the launch of Proton new SUV in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Malaysian national car maker Proton launches the X70, its first sports utility vehicle, in Kuala Lumpur. Loss-making Proton, which is 49.9 percent owned by China's Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd., is hoping that the sleek SUV will help to turnaround its fortune. The X70 is based on Geely's Boyue, that was launched two years ago and is one of China's best-selling SUV. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysia's Proton launches 1st SUV with China's GeelyMalaysian national car maker Proton has launched its first SUV in a bid to turn around its fortunes, more than a year after China's Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd. bought a key stake in the company
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Thai policeman arrested in killing of French manA policeman in Thailand has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a French man at a shopping plaza in Bangkok
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Myanmar rally urges release of 'Person of Year' journalistsSeveral dozen journalists and activists have held a rally in Myanmar to mark the anniversary of the arrest of two reporters for the Reuters news agency who are among a group of journalists being honored by Time magazine as its "Person of the Year"
The Associated Press17 hours ago
US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off JapanThe U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Currency traders talk near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
US-China trade hopes help shore up global stock marketsGlobal shares are rising amid hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Sri Lanka's sacked prime minister wins confidence voteSri Lanka's former prime minister whose October sacking by the president precipitated a political crisis has won a confidence vote in Parliament
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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