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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media after a visiting the Piallago Estate smokehouse in Canberra, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Morrison signaled that he could accept New Zealand's longstanding offer to resettle 150 refugees exiled to Pacific islands as long as the Australian Parliament legislates to ban them from ever setting foot in Australia. (Lukas Coch/AAP Image via AP)
Australia shifts on refusal to send refugees to New ZealandAustralia's prime minister signals he could accept New Zealand's longstanding offer to resettle 150 refugees exiled to Pacific islands as long as they would be banned from ever entering Australia
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 12, 2017, file photo, Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, speaks on the sideline of the National People's Congress in Beijing, China. The senior Chinese official is describing the mass internment of ethnic minority Muslims in the country’s far west as a system of training centers that saves Muslims from religious extremism by teaching them to speak Mandarin and accept modern science.  It was a rare instance of the ruling Communist Party publicly detailing its vision of what the extrajudicial detention of an estimated 1 million ethnic minority Uighur and Kazakh Muslims is setting out to achieve. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
China says interning Muslims brings them into 'modern' worldChina characterized its mass internment of Muslims as bringing into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who are easily led astray, a depiction seen as having troubling colonial overtones
The Associated Press1 day ago
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, left, walks with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi  in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
Australia considers moving embassy to JerusalemAustralia has raised the prospect of following the United States by relocating its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in a policy shift that critics have described as a desperate grab for domestic political gain to win a crucial by-election
The Associated Press1 day ago
Road accidents kill 15 in PakistanPakistani officials say at least 15 people, mostly women and schoolgirls, were killed in two separate road accidents
The Associated Press1 day ago
Chinese vaccine maker fined $1.3 billion after scandalChinese vaccine maker fined $1.3 billion after scandal
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Urban council polls end in Kashmir amid boycottLocal council elections have ended in Indian-controlled Kashmir, with most voters staying away in Muslim-dominated areas of the disputed region
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 8, 2017, photo, Zhang Yang, left, the then-head of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) political affairs department and Fang Fenghui, right, the then-chief of the general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army attend China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China's ruling Communist Party on Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018, has expelled Zhang, a former top general who killed himself during a corruption probe and indicted another Fang, on graft charges amid a continuing crackdown on military malfeasance. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China party expels general who killed self, indicts anotherChina's ruling Communist Party has expelled a former top general who killed himself during a corruption probe and indicted another on graft charges amid a continuing crackdown on military malfeasance
The Associated Press1 day ago
Investor sits at private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government reported inflation rose for the fourth straight month. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Global stocks rise amid strong earnings reportsWorld markets are mostly higher after strong earnings reports in the United States.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Friends and relatives stand near coffins containing bodies of South Korean climbers killed over the weekend in a fierce storm on Nepal’s Gurja Himal mountain after theywere brought to the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. The bodies were driven to the airport and were set to be flown to Seoul, South Korea's capital, later Tuesday. The bodies of five South Korean climbers are heading home amid calls to improve weather warning systems on Nepal's mountains. (AP Photo/Bikram Rai)
Deaths spark calls in Nepal for better warning systemsThe bodies of five South Korean climbers killed over the weekend in a fierce storm on a mountain in Nepal are heading home amid calls to improve weather warning systems on Nepal's mountains
The Associated Press1 day ago
China's Communist Party expels general who killed self amid corruption probe, indicts other general on graft chargesChina's Communist Party expels general who killed self amid corruption probe, indicts other general on graft charges
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Indian court gives life sentence to guru, 14 followersA court in northern India has sentenced a Hindu guru and 14 followers to life imprisonment in the deaths of four women and a child at his sprawling ashram
The Associated Press1 day ago
Official: Move of Japan fish market could have been betterA top market official is acknowledging the recent move of Japan's main fish market from Tsukiji to a site found contaminated by arsenic could have been better handled
The Associated Press1 day ago
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