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Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, escorts Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate as they arrive at the Nur Khan base in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. They are on a five-day visit, which authorities say will help further improve relations between the two countries. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
UK's Prince William, Kate arrive in Pakistan for 5-day visitBritain's Prince William and his wife Kate have arrived in Pakistan's capital on a 5-day visit amid tight security
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Protestors light their torches during a peaceful rally in central Hong Kong's business district, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. The protests that started in June over a now-shelved extradition bill have since snowballed into an anti-China campaign amid anger over what many view as Beijing's interference in Hong Kong's autonomy that was granted when the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Hong Kong police say homemade bomb targeted officersHong Kong police say a homemade remote-controlled explosive device intended to "kill or to harm" police officers was detonated during violent protests across the territory on Sunday
The Associated Press8 hours ago
CORRECTS NAME - Kazuo Saito shows the flood water level of his house as he cleans up Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Kawagoe City, Japan. Typhoon Hagibis dropped record amounts of rain for a period in some spots, according to meteorological officials, causing more than 20 rivers to overflow. Some of the muddy waters in streets, fields and residential areas have subsided. But many places remained flooded, with homes and surrounding roads covered in mud and littered with broken wooden pieces and debris. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan storm victims felt worst was over, then floods cameResidents in this storm hit town north of Japan's capital are cleaning up after a powerful typhoon dumped massive rain and turned neighborhoods into swamps
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Indonesia arrests 22 militants following attack on ministerAn Indonesian police official says 22 suspected militants who are plotting attacks have been arrested in a new counterterrorism crackdown since last week's assault by a knife-wielding militant couple who wounded the country's top security minister
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Search and rescue team members wade through floodwaters Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Hoyasu, Japan. Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 36 dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Japan looks for missing after typhoon kills dozensRescue crews dig through mudslides and search near swollen rivers for those missing after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Sept. 30, 2015, photo, South Korean pop star and actress Sulli poses during the K-Beauty Close-Up event in Seoul, South Korea. News reports on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, say Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul. (Jang Se-young/Newsis via AP)
South Korean pop star Sulli found dead at her homeSouth Korean pop star and actress Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Afghan officials say election results ready later this monthAfghan election officials say delayed presidential election results should be ready later this month, after technical problems with the counting
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, motorists are clogged with heavy traffic on a city ring road in Beijing. An industry group reports China’s auto sales sank 6.3% from a year earlier in September. That put the global industry’s biggest market on track to decline in 2019 for a second year at a time when automakers are spending heavily to develop electric cars. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's auto sales sink 6.3% in SeptemberChina's auto sales sink 6.3% in September
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Passengers shop at the Shanghai Disney flagship store at the Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai, China, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's trade with US shrinks again in SeptemberChina's trade with US falls again in September amid tariff war
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A Kashmiri man talks on his cellphone as he sits on a boat at the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019.  Postpaid cellphone services were restored in India-administered Kashmir on Monday, more than two months after India's government downgraded the region's semi-autonomy and imposed a security and communications lockdown. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
India restores post-paid cellphone services in KashmirPostpaid cellphone services have been restored in India-administered Kashmir, more than two months after India's government downgraded the region's semi-autonomy and imposed a security and communications lockdown
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Indonesia province shuts schools as haze from fires returnsThick, noxious haze from new deliberately set fires blanketed parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island after days of improving air quality, causing school closings and flight delays
The Associated Press13 hours ago
South Korean justice minister resigns during finance probeSouth Korea's justice minister has resigned, citing the burden of an investigation into alleged financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Indian police say 12 killed when house collapses in northIndian officials say at least 12 people have been killed and another 13 injured after a two-story house collapsed in a village in the country's north
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this photo provided by Philippine National Police Public Information Office, Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde, second from right, along with top police generals, Lt.Gen. Camilo Cascolan, right, Lt.Gen. Archie Gamboa, second from left, and Maj.Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, left, salutes during the flag-raising ceremony at Camp Crame Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Albayalde resigned on Monday after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a huge quantity of illegal drugs they had seized. (Philippine National Police Via AP)
Philippine police chief resigns amid drug allegationsPhilippine national police chief resigned after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened in 2013 to prevent provincial police officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling seized drugs
The Associated Press15 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 Press16 hours ago
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