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Rohingya refugee women queue up outside a relief distribution center at Kutupalong near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The gradual repatriation of more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been postponed amid widespread fears that refugees would be forced to return, a Bangladesh official said Monday. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Skepticism, worry amid preparation for Rohingya repatriationMyanmar officials say they are ready to begin a gradual repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh, despite a delay announced by Bangladesh authorities
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Central African Republic hits new high in displaced peopleCentral African Republic hits new high in displaced people; 'astonishing level of suffering'
The Associated Press4 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center, with his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu inspects a guard of honor during a welcoming ceremony prior their meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptiveU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey's ground and air offensive against a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria has distracted from international efforts to ensure the defeat of the Islamic State group
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Mayon volcano spews red-hot lava in another eruption as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, roughly 200 miles (340 kilometers) southeast of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Mayon has spewed fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes anew in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 56,000 villagers fleeing to evacuation centers. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 56,000 people fleeThe Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes anew in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent more than 56,000 villagers fleeing to evacuation centers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups sayTrump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say; HIV, other health programs hurt
The Associated Press7 hours ago
File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariffMexico says it regrets the United States' decision not to exclude it from tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Banners for the 2018 Pyeogchang Winter Olympics are displayed at the Main Press Center in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. A team of South Korean officials travelled to North Korea on Tuesday to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, as the rivals exchanged rare visits to each other amid signs of warming ties. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S. Korean advance team goes to North for pre-Olympic eventsA team of South Korean officials has travelled to North Korea to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South
The Associated Press11 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center left, with his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu, center right, inspects a guard of honor during a welcoming ceremony prior their meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
US says it wants to help Indonesia provide maritime securityU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration wants to help Indonesia play a central role in maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, director Peter Jackson poses for photos at the screening of his film The Hobbit.  It is announced Monday Jan. 22, 2018, that Jackson is transforming grainy black-and-white archive film from the London Imperial War Museum using cutting-edge digital technology and hand coloring to transform World War I film into 3-D color, to mark the centenary of the 1914-18 conflict. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, FILE)
'Hobbit' director Peter Jackson making WWI documentaryThe Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson is transforming grainy black-and-white footage of World War I into 3-D color for a new film
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this June 18, 2016, file photo, freed Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee stands next to a placard with picture of missing bookseller Gui Minhai, in front of his book store in Hong Kong as the protesters are marching to the Chinese central government's liaison office. Gui, who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
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 Press16 hours ago
An armed Swiss police officer stands guard on the roof of a hotel near the congress center where the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum take place in Davos, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The meeting brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, chief executives and political leaders from Jan. 23 to 26. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gatheringPresident Donald Trump is likely to receive a mixed welcome when he visits the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, where his "America First" policies may clash with the elite event's stated interest in global cooperation.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this photo taken on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, Margarita Simonyan, the head of the Russian television channel RT, listens to a question during an interview with the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. Simonyan, the head of Russian television channel RT, which U.S. intelligence agencies allege took part in the campaign to influence last year’s presidential election, says that having to register as a foreign agent in the United States is already hurting the Kremlin-funded outlet. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent order hurtsThe head of Russian television channel RT says Washington's order requiring the Kremlin-funded outlet to register as a foreign agent is hurting business and runs counter to the U.S. traditions of freedom of speech
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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