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Noble Peace Laureate from northern Ireland Mairead Maguire, right, shakes hand with Rohingya refugees during her visit to Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. Three female Nobel Peace Laureates began a weeklong trip to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women who have been tortured, raped and even killed by Myanmar soldiers amid a delayed repatriation process. (AP Photo/Suzauddin Rubel)
Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks beganSix months after waves of attacks emptied Rohingya villages in Myanmar, sending 700,000 people fleeing into Bangladesh, there are few signs anyone is going home soon
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen of ruling Cambodian People's Party prepares for voting in the senate election at Takhmau polling station in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. Cambodia's ruling party is assured of a sweeping victory in the election of a new Senate after the only real opposition to it was eliminated. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Cambodia's ruling party claims sweeping win in Senate voteThe ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has claimed a sweeping win in elections for the country's Senate, a victory that it assured itself by eliminating any serious opposition from the contest
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct 25, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping claps while addressing the media as he introduces new members of the Politburo Standing Committee at Beijing's Great Hall of the People. On a proposal made public Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, China's ruling Communist Party proposes removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the president and vice president. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
China paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 termsChina's ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country's president and vice president
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Pakistan: Blasphemy suspect who jumped off building healingA Pakistani official says a blasphemy suspect who suffered serious injuries after jumping off a federal building is now in stable condition
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Afghan official: Drive-by attack kills lawmaker, bodyguardAfghan official: Drive-by shooting kills former lawmaker, his bodyguard in Kabul neighborhood
The Associated Press8 hours ago
China's ruling Communist Party proposes removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the president and vice president.China's ruling Communist Party proposes removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the president and vice president.
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen of ruling Cambodian People's Party prepares for voting in the senate election at Takhmau polling station in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. Cambodia's ruling party is assured of a sweeping victory in the election of a new Senate after the only real opposition to it was eliminated. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Cambodia's ruling party has sure lock on Senate electionCambodia's ruling party is assured of a sweeping victory in the election of a new Senate after the only real opposition to it was eliminated
The Associated Press16 hours ago
China will deal 'seriously' with N. Korea sanctions breachesA foreign ministry official says China will "seriously" deal with any breaches of U.N. Security Council resolutions on North Korea should they be found
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE- In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Rohingya Muslim women refugees wait in a queue to receive relief material at the Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Three female Nobel Peace Laureates are beginning a weeklong trip to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women who have been tortured, raped and even killed by Myanmar soldiers amid a delayed repatriation process. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya womenThree female Nobel Peace laureates have begun a weeklong trip to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women who were tortured and raped by Myanmar soldiers before fleeing the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
Speeding jeep kills 9 schoolchildren in eastern IndiaPolice in eastern India say a speeding jeep plowed through a group of schoolchildren crossing a road, killing nine and injuring 10 of them
The Associated Press1 day ago
Inmates escape Philippine jail after guard leavesPhilippine police say 29 detainees escaped from a jail on southern Jolo island when a guard left his post but 17 of them were immediately captured when law enforcers fired warning shots
The Associated Press1 day ago
Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.  Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's attack in the Shash Darak area of Kabul, near NATO headquarters and not far from the U.S. Embassy. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Officials say suicide bomber kills 2 in Afghan capitalAuthorities say a suicide bomber kills at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Pakistan promises to expedite steps to curb terror financingPakistan's interior minister says the Islamic nation will expedite steps to curb terror financing and money laundering a day after the country avoided ending up on a terror watch list by a global task force
The Associated Press1 day ago
Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.  Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's attack in the Shash Darak area of Kabul, near NATO headquarters and not far from the U.S. Embassy. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west AfghanistanAfghan Interior Ministry official says two security personnel have been killed in a suicide bombing attack in the capital Kabul
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump and senior White House adviser, visits USA House during the 2018 Winter Olympics on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Eric Gaillard/Pool Photo via AP)
Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletesIvanka Trump has told South Korea's president that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program
The Associated Press1 day ago
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