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Security forces leave the Intercontinental Hotel, right background, after a deadly attack, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Gunmen stormed the hotel Saturday night and set off a 12-hour gun battle with security forces that continued into Sunday morning, as frantic guests tried to escape from fourth and fifth-floor windows. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordealSurvivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount deadly, 13-hour standoff
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed speaks during a media briefing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The exiled former leader of the Maldives says this year's presidential election could be the last chance to extricate his country from increasing Chinese influence, which he claims amounts to a land grab in the guise of investments in island development. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Maldives ex-leader says Chinese projects akin to land grabThe exiled former leader of the Maldives has said this year's presidential election could be the last chance to extricate his country from increasing Chinese influence
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this image made from video, North Korean figure skaters Ryom Tae-ok, center, and Kim Ju-sik, center left, are guarded as they leave Taipei Arena after a practice session in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The North Korean figure skating pair, who will compete in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, are in Taiwan this week to take part in a competition. (TVBS via AP)
S. Koreans burn Kim's photo as N. Korean band leader passesSouth Korean activists have burned a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed them during a visit to Seoul amid warming ties between the rivals ahead of next month's Winter Olympics
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authoritiesThe daughter of a Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China says he has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Former New Mexico Gov. Richardson meets with Myanmar leaderFormer New Mexico Gov. Richardson has met with Myanmar's leader to discuss Rohingya refugee crisis, imprisoned journalists
The Associated Press8 hours ago
India, Pakistan continue trading fire and blame in KashmirOfficials say Indian and Pakistani soldiers have again targeted each other's posts and villages along their volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir after a day's lull, killing at least one civilian
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Dinh La Thang appears in court in Hanoi, Vietnam. The court in the capital Hanoi sentenced former Politburo member Dinh La Thang, ex-chairman of state energy giant PetroVietnam, to 13 years in jail for deliberate economic mismanagement Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 as the two-week trial concluded. Thang was the first Politburo member to be jailed in decades. (Doan Tan/Vietnam News Agency via AP, File)
Vietnam jails former oil execs in high-profile graft caseA former oil executive has been sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official has received a lengthy prison term in a major corruption case
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Rival student groups clash at elite Pakistan universityStudents linked to rival groups clash at university in Pakistan, dozens reported hurt
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Mattis says Turkey gave US notice about airstrikes in SyriaU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey gave the U.S. military advance notice of its airstrikes against Kurdish targets in northern Syria
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Women chat with each others as they monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after global investors shrugged off the latest U.S. government shutdown. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Global stocks mixed after US government shutdownGlobal stocks are mixed after investors shrugged off the US government shutdown
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A huge column of ash shoots up to the sky during the eruption of Mayon volcano Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, around 340 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines' most active volcano erupted Monday prompting the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to raise the Alert level to 4 from last week's alert level 3. (AP Photo/Earl Recamunda)
Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to sheltersOfficials say the Philippines' most active volcano has exploded thunderously and authorities warn a hazardous eruption is possible within days
The Associated Press11 hours ago
North Korean Hyon Song Wol, head of a North Korean art troupe, gets into a train to leave for Seoul at the Gangneung Railway Station in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday as part of an official delegation, triggering a media frenzy as she checked potential venues for performances during next month's Winter Olympics. (Korea Pool via AP)
The Latest: EU slaps sanctions on 17 more North KoreansThe European Union has slapped travel bans and asset freezes on 17 North Koreans accused of illegal trading activities and side-stepping sanctions imposed on the country over its nuclear program
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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