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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Turkmenistan: Planes, grain and automobiles

After a long hiatus, Turkmenistan has rejoined the community of nations that buy grain from Kazakhstan. According to Astana-based state ...

Pakistan PM Khan Meets Leaders In Saudi Arabia, UAE

New Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is visiting the United Arab Emirates after a stay in Saudi Arabia on his ...

North-South Korean Summit Deal Appears to Revive Nuclear Diplomacy

The leaders of North and South Korea reached a broad agreement Wednesday on denuclearization and missiles, winning plaudits from U.S. ...

North Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site

North Korea's Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site ...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: What will life be like after Hurricane Florence?

Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina anxiously waiting to find out if they have a home ...

Chinese Initiatives Threaten Mekong River

CHIANG KHONG, THAILAND - On the sandy banks of the Mekong River, local fisherman Mana Suttawong stitches together the ropes ...

Former Pakistani PM Sharif Freed From Prison On Bail

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter, and son-in-law have been released from prison after a court suspended their ...

Philippine Landslide Shows Poor Often Live in Danger's Path

ITOGON, PHILIPPINES - They're eerie photographs, probably the final images of a few Filipino villagers standing placidly outside low-slung buildings ...

Former Columnist Jailed for 'Abusive' Posts About Aung San Suu Kyi

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for 'abusive' Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung ...

Police Break up Religious Gatherings in Indian-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR, INDIA - Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir have fired tear gas and used batons to break up religious processions marking ...

India Bans Instant Divorce by Muslim Men

NEW DELHI - India's government on Wednesday approved an ordinance to implement a top court ruling striking down the Muslim ...

Pakistan Court Suspends Prison Sentence, Frees ex-PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD - A Pakistani court suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law on ...

Ex-Malaysian PM Arrested Again Over Investment Scandal

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested a third time in connection with the scandal-plagued 1MDB state investment ...

Philippines typhoon toll expected to 'top 100'

The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 81 and could hit triple digits as searchers ...

Pakistani Court Suspends Sentences For Sharif, Daughter, Son-In-Law

A Pakistani court has suspended the prison sentences that had been previously handed to ousted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, ...

Myanmar Free Speech Advocates Plan Prolonged Campaign

YANGON - A group of free speech advocates who conducted a peaceful demonstration in Yangon earlier this week, calling for ...

Vietnamese Fighting Back on Plastic Pollution

HO CHIN MINH CITY - For many Vietnamese people, it is a ritual as circadian as the sunrise: On the ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

U.S. Ambassador Says Volkswagen Agrees To Pull Out Of Iran

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has told Bloomberg News that automaker Volkswagen has agreed to comply with U.S. sanctions and ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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