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There's history behind worsening Seoul-Tokyo trade disputeSouth Korea and Japan have locked themselves in a dispute over history and trade that in a span of weeks saw their relations sink to a low unseen in decades
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
The Latest: Families bury their dead after wedding attackThe Latest: Islamic State claims Kabul wedding attack as Afghans question prospect of peace
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Afghans carry the body of a victim of Dubai City wedding hall bombing during a mass funeral in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug.18, 2019. The deadly bombing at the wedding in Afghanistan's capital late Saturday that killed dozens of people was a stark reminder that the war-weary country faces daily threats not only from the long-established Taliban but also from a brutal local affiliate of the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63Islamic State claims Kabul wedding attack that killed at least 63 people as Afghans question prospect of peace
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The Latest: Hong Kong protesters disperse peacefullyProtesters gathered outside Hong Kong's government headquarters have peacefully dispersed after fellow demonstrators urged them to go home
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Demonstrators gather near the Chinese Liaison Office in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. Protesters turned Hong Kong streets into rivers of umbrellas Sunday as they marched through heavy rain from a packed park and filled a major road in the Chinese territory, where mass pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity this summer. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Police keep low profile at huge, peaceful Hong Kong protestHong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A look at deadliest attacks in Afghanistan in recent yearsA look at some of the deadliest attacks in recent years in Afghanistan as Taliban-US peace deal nears
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Bomb blast kills Pakistani tribal elder near Afghan borderPakistani police say a pro-government tribal elder has been killed by a bomb planted in his vehicle in the country's northwest near the Afghan border
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Major players shaping troubled Afghanistan's futureFrom US and Taliban to Islamic State group, a look at major players shaping troubled Afghanistan's future
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Supporters of Jammu Kashmir Youth Forum hold a huge Kashmiri flag during a demonstration to condemn India and its decisions on Kashmir, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. A security crackdown and a news blackout were installed following an Aug. 5 decision by India to downgrade the region's autonomy. Kashmir is divided between Pakistan and India, but both claim the region in its entirety. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan demanded that United Nations observers be deployed to the troubled region. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Restrictions continue in Kashmir despite security easeRestrictions have continued in much of Indian-administered Kashmir, despite India's government saying it's gradually restoring phone lines and easing a security lockdown that's been in place for nearly two weeks
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan claims responsibility for Kabul wedding blast that killed at least 63The Islamic State group's affiliate in Afghanistan claims responsibility for Kabul wedding blast that killed at least 63
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Police: Mudslide in Pakistani-administered Kashmir kills 7Pakistani police: Mudslide in Pakistani-administered Kashmir kills 7 members of single family
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Bodies found at site of China rockslide with 17 missingTeams have begun recovering bodies at a railway repair site in southwestern China where 17 workers were buried by rocks
The Associated Press19 hours ago
An Afghan official says at least 63 people have died when suicide bomber detonated explosives in packed wedding hallAn Afghan official says at least 63 people have died when suicide bomber detonated explosives in packed wedding hall
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Top Chinese, North Korean generals meet in BeijingTop military leaders from North Korea and China have recommitted themselves to strengthened exchanges between their armed forces during a meeting in Beijing
The Associated Press22 hours ago
A wounded man is brought into a hospital after an explosion at wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. An explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. Hundreds of people were believed to be inside. (AP Photo/Nishanuddin Khan)
The Latest: Witness says children killed in Kabul blastThe Latest: Witness says children killed in blast at wedding party in Afghan capital
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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