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In life and death, fight against India joins Kashmir teensThe anti-India unrest in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has claimed the life of the youngest militant, a 14-year-old soccer player who was fatally shot fighting troops alongside his 16-year-old friend
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South Korea stops paintings brought from North KoreaSouth Korea says it has stopped businessmen from bringing North Korean paintings into the country because it could violate U.N. sanctions
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Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving IsraelMalaysia's foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel
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2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans droppedA veteran Cambodian politician and his son have become the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics for five years to have the restriction lifted
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Australian prime minister backs security treaty with VanuatuAustralia's prime minister has brushed off Vanuatu's resistance to a bilateral security treaty after a meeting in the South Pacific island nation that comes amid concerns about growing Chinese influence in the region
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Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitivePhilippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption
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Guam Catholic Church enters bankruptcy amid sex abuse claimsGuam's Catholic Church has filed for bankruptcy, a move that will allow the archdiocese to avoid trial in dozens of child sexual abuse lawsuits and enter settlement negotiations
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Judge won't toss evidence in kidnapping of Chinese scholarA federal judge in central Illinois has denied defense motions to suppress evidence in the case of a man charged in the kidnapping and killing of a University of Illinois scholar from China
The Associated Press2 days ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the media in Ottawa, Ontario on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. A Chinese court sentenced Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, a Canadian man to death Monday in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case. Trudeau said he is extremely concerned that China chose to "arbitrarily" apply the death penalty to a Canadian citizen. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty caseChina is expressing "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his criticism of a death sentence given to an alleged Canadian drug smuggler following a chilling of relations over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive
The Associated Press2 days ago
The Latest: Canada asks China to spare life of CanadianCanadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada has asked China to spare the life of a Canadian man facing a death sentence
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Taliban threaten to end talks with US on ending Afghan warTaliban issue a statement threatening to end contact with the U.S. even as Washington's peace envoy makes another round of the region
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Police: Fire at home kills Pakistani bride to be, 4 othersPakistani police and relatives say a fire has broken out at a home in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, killing a bride to be and four other women who were preparing for the woman's wedding
The Associated Press2 days ago
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