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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2018, file photo, Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, right, casts his vote at a polling station during presidential election day in Male, Maldives. A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday for alleged money laundering.. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Former Maldives president arrested over money launderingA Maldives court has ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom for alleged money laundering
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Vehicles belonging to Indian policemen are seen as flames and smoke billows from a residential building where militants are suspected to have taken refuge during a gun battle in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Tensions continued to rise in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with seven people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Kashmir tensions increase as 9 killed in fightingTensions are escalating in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raises his hand during a parliamentary session at the Lower House in Tokyo, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Abe and his chief spokesman have declined to say if Abe nominated President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace prize. Speaking in parliament on Monday, Abe said the Nobel committee has never in a half-century disclosed the identity of the person or groups behind such nominations. He said, “I thus decline comment.”(Kyodo News via AP)
Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace PrizeJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mum on reports he nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this image made from video, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks in Parliament, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in Canberra, Australia. about a cyber breach in the country earlier in the month. A "sophisticated state actor" was behind a cyber attack on the Australian Parliament's computing network that also affected the network used by major political parties, the prime minister said Monday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
Australia blames 'state actor' for hacking political partiesAustralia's prime minister says a "sophisticated state actor" is behind a cyberattack on Parliament's computing network that affected the networks used by major political parties
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Maldives court orders detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom over alleged money launderingMaldives court orders detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom over alleged money laundering
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Australia police say they didn't know Bahraini was a refugeeAustralian police say they did not know a Bahraini soccer player was a refugee who feared persecution when they alerted Bahrain and Thailand that he was on a flight bound for Bangkok
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Owner of New Delhi hotel where fire killed 17 arrestedIndian authorities say they have arrested the owner of a New Delhi hotel where 17 people were killed by a fire
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talksWorld shares are mostly higher ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Pakistani court indicts opposition leader in housing scamPakistani court indicts opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif over alleged links to multi-million dollar housing scam
The Associated Press15 hours ago
New Zealand plans new tax for giants like Google, FacebookNew Zealand's government has announced plans for a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country but pay little tax
The Associated Press15 hours ago
China's leaders want more babies, but local officials resistChina's leaders want the country to have more children, but local bureaucrats following the law and couples following the small-family norm make a baby boom unlikely
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Militants kill 6 Pakistani troops in southwest near IranPakistani police say militants in two attacks on security forces killed six paramilitary troops in the southwestern Baluchistan bordering Iran
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaRecent developments surrounding the South China Sea, where China and its neighbors are engaged in territorial disputes
The Associated Press18 hours ago
A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talksAsian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo released by the Press Information Department, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, with to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, leave from Nur Khan airbase in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019.  Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman began his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where he is expected to sign agreements worth billions of dollars to help the Islamic nation overcome its financial crisis. (Press Information Department, via AP)
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visitSaudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has begun his four-day regional visit on Sunday, arriving in Pakistan where Saudi officials signed agreements worth $20 billion to help the Islamic nation overcome its financial crisis
The Associated Press1 day ago
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