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Bangladesh scraps plan to start repatriating Rohingya

November 15, 2018

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The head of Bangladesh's refugee commission said plans to begin a voluntary repatriation of Rohingya Muslim refugees to their native Myanmar on Thursday were... more »»

US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

November 15, 2018

SINGAPORE (AP) — The rivalry between the U.S. more »»

European court: Russia's arrests of Navalny were political

November 15, 2018

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically motivated, a decision that deals... more »»

The Latest: Navalny hails European court victory

November 15, 2018

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on a European court ruling on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (all times local):

11:30 a.m. more »»

Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament over PM dispute

November 15, 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Rival lawmakers exchanged blows in Sri Lanka's Parliament on Thursday as disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him fro... more »»

South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators

November 15, 2018

CHEORWON, South Korea (AP) — South Korea exploded a front-line guard post Thursday, sending plumes of thick, black smoke into the sky above the border with North Korea, in the most dramatic scene... more »»

S. Korea's 'Garlic Girls' accuse coaches of derailing team

November 15, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Garlic Girls, South Korea's hugely popular Olympic silver medalist curlers, accused their coaches Thursday of ruining the team with abusive treatment in a dispute... more »»

Afghan officials: Taliban kill 30 policemen in west province

November 15, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A blistering overnight attack by the Taliban on an Afghan police outpost in western Farah province killed 30 policemen, Afghan officials said Thursday. more »»

Rohingya tell Bangladesh officials: 'We won't go' to Myanmar

November 15, 2018

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — About 1,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees demonstrated Thursday at a camp in Bangladesh against plans to repatriate them to Myanmar, from where hundreds of thousands fle... more »»

Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

November 15, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he has never used a computer and making comments showing he has no idea what a USB port might be. more »»

US, China see rival visions for entwined Asia-Pacific region

November 15, 2018

SINGAPORE (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Israeli police: Palestinian stabs officers in police station

November 15, 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — A knife-wielding Palestinian attacker sneaked into a Jerusalem police station and lightly wounded four police officers before he was shot and captured, Israeli police said... more »»

Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

November 15, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border slept in overcrowded shelters and in tents with a view of armed U.S. more »»

Pence says US committed to Indo-Pacific, not seeking control

November 15, 2018

SINGAPORE (AP) — America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not control, U.S. more »»

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gasp

November 15, 2018

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1. more »»

BTS's agency apologizes over band member's A-bomb shirt

November 15, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem. more »»

Missing elite Chinese university alumni spark outcry

November 15, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been missing since the... more »»

Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuse

November 15, 2018

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh authorities said they are ready to begin repatriating some of the more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled from army-led violence in Myanmar sinc... more »»

Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

November 15, 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. more »»

Marie Antoinette pearl reaps record $36 million, with fees

November 15, 2018

GENEVA (AP) — A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for more than $36 million Wednesday at a rare auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's... more »»

 
 

 

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