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Japan braces for 2 more storms after deadly typhoonJapan is bracing for two more storms heading its way a week after a typhoon devastated the country's central and northern regions
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
Pedestrians walk past a blue-stained sidewalk outside the Kowloon Mosque a day after it was sprayed with blue-dyed water by a police riot-control vehicle in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Hong Kong officials apologized to leaders of the Kowloon Mosque after riot police sprayed the building's gate and some people nearby with a water cannon as they tried to contain pro-democracy demonstrations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Hong Kong leaders apologize for water cannon use at mosqueHong Kong officials apologized to Muslim leaders after riot police sprayed a mosque and bystanders with a water cannon while trying to contain pro-democracy demonstrations
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
China detains Japanese man, possibly on spying allegationsChina detains Japanese man, news reports say he might be accused of spying
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
2 Indian states hold elections; Modi's party expected to winVoters are casting ballots in 2 Indian states where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party is seeking a second consecutive term
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this July 8, 2019, photo, cars for export are parked at Kawasaki port, near of Tokyo. Japan has logged a third straight month of a trade deficit in September, according to the latest government data, as trade tensions between China and the U.S. crimped exports. Japan’s Finance Ministry reported Monday, Oct. 21, the nation’s trade deficit in September totaled 122.98 billion yen ($1.13 billion). (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan exports fall for 10th straight month in SeptemberJapan exports fall for 10th straight month amid weak demand in China, South Korea and other Asian markets
The Associated Press1 hour ago
American military convoy stops near the town of Tel Tamr, north Syria, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Kurdish-led fighters and Turkish-backed forces clashed sporadically Sunday in northeastern Syria amid efforts to work out a Kurdish evacuation from a besieged border town, the first pull-back under the terms of a U.S.-brokered cease-fire. (AP Photo/Baderkhan Ahmad)
US troops in Syria heading to Iraq, not home as Trump claimsUS troops in Syria are heading to Iraq, not home as President Trump claims
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe delivers his opening speech for the Xiangshan Forum, a gathering of the region's security officials, in Beijing, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Wei issued a stinging rebuke of the U.S. at a defense forum in Beijing, saying China wasn't fazed by sanctions, pressure and a "big stick policy." (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China issues stinging rebuke of US at Beijing defense forumChina's defense minister is issuing a stinging rebuke of the United States in a speech at a defense forum in Beijing
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Nancy Pelosi meets top officials in AfghanistanAfghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has met with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a group of American lawmakers in an unannounced visit to the country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this June 30, 2017, file photo, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad speaks during an event in Beijing. Branstad on Monday defended plans to require Beijing's diplomats to report contacts with some Americans and said Monday that Washington is considering additional rules for employees of entities controlled by the ruling Communist Party. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool, File)
American ambassador defends rules for Chinese diplomatsU.S. ambassador defends plans to require Chinese diplomats to report contacts with some Americans, says Washington considering possible rules for employees of Communist Party-controlled entities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Australian man arrested over killing of 2 in PhilippinesPolice in the Philippines say an Australian national has been arrested for allegedly killing another Australian man and a Filipino woman in a city northwest of Manila
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Japan set to celebrate Emperor Naruhito's enthronementJapan set to celebrate Emperor Naruhito's ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne
The Associated Press2 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 Press2 hours ago
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe delivers his opening speech for the Xiangshan Forum, a gathering of the region's security officials, in Beijing, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Wei issued a stinging rebuke of the U.S. at a defense forum in Beijing, saying China wasn't fazed by sanctions, pressure and a "big stick policy." (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China issues stinging rebuke of US at Beijing defense forumChina's defense minister is issuing a stinging rebuke of the United States in a speech at a defense forum in Beijing
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, the character Everest from the film "Abominable" appears on the red carpet on day three of the Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The animated movie "Abominable" will skip Malaysian theaters after producers decided against cutting out a scene showing a map supporting Chinese claims to the disputed South China Sea. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
'Abominable' to skip Malaysia theaters over disputed sea mapThe animated movie "Abominable" will skip Malaysian theaters after producers decided against cutting out a scene showing a map supporting Chinese claims to the disputed South China Sea
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Newspapers display redacted copy on their front pages in Sydney, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Australia's major newspapers have published redacted front pages in a coordinated campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian papers redact front pages to expose govt secrecyAustralia's major newspapers published redacted front pages to highlight how often the government justifies secrecy on national security grounds
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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