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Pakistani PM says he's willing to talk but warns IndiaPakistan PM hopes 'sense' will prevail but warns India against any attacks following Kashmir bombing
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Saudi Crown Prince arrives in India amid row with PakistanSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in India after visiting Pakistan, which New Delhi blames for a suicide bombing last week that killed at least 40 Indian soldiers in disputed Kashmir
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern FestivalBeijing's Forbidden City has been illuminated and opened to the general public for night visits for the first time to celebrate China's Lantern Festival
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Honda cars leave the Honda plant in Swindon, England, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. The Japanese carmaker Honda announced Tuesday that its Swindon car plant in western England, will close with the potential loss of some 3,500 jobs. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Honda to shut plant in Brexit-shaken BritainHonda to close car factory in England, a fresh blow to the British economy as it struggles with the uncertainty associated with leaving the European Union.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Roadside bomb kills 6 civilians in eastern AfghanistanAn Afghan official says at least six civilians were killed by a roadside bomb as their vehicle was traveling through the eastern province of Laghman
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right, talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, while they line up for a group photo at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. China's economy czar is going to Washington for talks Thursday and Friday aimed at ending a tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
US, China resume trade talks in Washington ahead of deadlineUS, China resume trade talks in Washington as March 2 deadline approaches
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, left, and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi shake hands during their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (How Hwee Young/Pool Photo via AP)
China, Iran meet amid efforts to preserve nuclear dealThe foreign ministers of China and Iran are meeting amid efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Asian shares are mostly higher as Chinese and U.S. officials prepare for trade talks in Washington this week.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
World stocks turn lower ahead of more China-US trade talksStock are mostly down in Europe and Asia and U.S. markets looked set to open lower as Chinese and U.S. negotiators gear up for more trade talks.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Indonesian forest fires highlight president's campaign gaffeIndonesia's disaster agency says deliberately set fires are burning through peatlands in the province of Riau, just two days after President Joko Widodo incorrectly claimed there'd been no forest fires for several years
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Memorial speaks to North Korea's ties to summit host VietnamMemorial to North Korean pilots who fought alongside communist forces in Vietnam War speaks to the fraternal relationship the countries share as Hanoi gets ready to host summit between Trump and Kim
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Thae Yong Ho, former North Korean diplomat, who defected to South Korea in 2016, speaks to the media in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Thae said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons and sees his upcoming second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump as a chance to cement his country’s status as a nuclear weapons state. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Ex-diplomat says North Korean leader won't give up nukesA former North Korean diplomat says leader Kim Jong Un has no intention of giving up his nuclear weapons and sees his upcoming second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump as a chance to cement his country's status as a nuclear weapons state
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Cheap and green: Pyongyang upgrades its mass transit systemPyongyang is upgrading its overcrowded mass transit system with new subway cars, trams and buses in a campaign meant to show leader Kim Jong Un is raising the country's standard of living
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Australian Anglican set to be defrocked over abuse inactionAn assistant bishop is set to become the most senior Anglican in Australia to be defrocked after a church committee found he took no action when he was told a priest had sexually abused a child
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Lord Mayor of London: Brexit a 'short-term' issueLondon Lord Mayor Peter Estlin is touting the city's attractiveness for business even with the looming threat of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal
The Associated Press18 hours ago
China's leaders want more babies, but local officials resistChina needs more children to counter the aging of the population, but local bureaucrats following the law and couples following the small-family norm make a baby boom unlikely
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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