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Trial of Cambodian opposition party chief set for next monthA Cambodian court has announced that the trial on treason charges of opposition leader Kem Sokha will begin next month, more than two years after he was arrested
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Japan PM Abe says visit by Iran's Rouhani being arrangedJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his country is arranging a visit by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani because it wants to play a greater role in resolving a nuclear impasse between Tehran and Washington and in relieving tensions in the Middle East, the source of more than 80% of Japan's oil
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Search on for missing kayak with Polish man, Thai companionRescue teams in Thailand are searching for a Polish man and a Thai woman who went missing when the kayak they were paddling carried them away from shore into the open sea
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Tally of arrests in Hong Kong protests surges past 6,000Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds in six months of anti-government protests that have shaken the city
The Associated Press14 hours ago
CORRECTS TO REMOVE INCORRECT QUOTE FROM TWEET - FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. North Korea has again insulted President Donald Trump after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the American presidential election by resuming hostile acts. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
North Korea calls Trump 'erratic' old man over tweets North Korea has again insulted President Donald Trump, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the American presidential election by resuming hostile acts
The Associated Press15 hours ago
New Zealand police say number of missing people on tourist island hit by volcano in double digitsNew Zealand police say number of missing people on tourist island hit by volcano in double digits
The Associated Press16 hours ago
New Zealand police confirm 5 dead in volcanic eruptionNew Zealand police confirm 5 dead in volcanic eruption
The Associated Press16 hours ago
New Zealand police say volcanic island is too dangerous to search after eruption but several people are unaccounted forNew Zealand police say volcanic island is too dangerous to search after eruption but several people are unaccounted for
The Associated Press18 hours ago
People living near a building which caught fire on Sunday look out from a window in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The victims of a devastating factory fire in central New Delhi early Sunday, in which dozens of people died, lived in a dense neighborhood packed with thousands of poor migrant workers from different Indian states forced to live and work in buildings without proper ventilation and prone to fire. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Deadly India fire in one of thousands of illegal factories A building in New Delhi where a fire killed 43 people on Sunday was filled with some of the city's tens of thousands of illegal factories
The Associated Press18 hours ago
This undated photo provided on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, by the North Korean government, shows the Yangdok Hot Spring Cultural Recreation Center in South Pyongan Province, North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea opens mountain spa, ski resort in tourism pushNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a mountain spa and ski resort that's intended for people to enjoy “high civilization under socialism
The Associated Press18 hours ago
New Zealand police say 1 person has been confirmed killed in volcanic eruption on island popular with touristsNew Zealand police say 1 person has been confirmed killed in volcanic eruption on island popular with tourists
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaRecent developments surrounding the South China Sea, include Japan warning about China's intentions in crafting a code of conduct with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
The Associated Press19 hours ago
An attendee takes a photo of a press conference on Xinjiang held in Beijing on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'A Chinese official says people who were at vocational training centers in China's far west Xinjiang have all “graduated" and are living happy lives
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years Malaysia has begun a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first case of the highly infectious virus in 27 years
The Associated Press20 hours ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says people are unaccounted for on White Island after volcanic eruptionNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says people are unaccounted for on White Island after volcanic eruption
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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