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A man wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus carries a load on his head in Jammu, India, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. India's coronavirus cases are now the second-highest in the world and only behind the United States. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Asia Today: India's cases keep rising; rallies in MelbourneIndia has maintained its surge in coronavirus cases, adding 93,337 new confirmed infections in the past 24 hours
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, right, attends a memorial service for former President Lee Teng-hui with his daughter in Taipei, Taiwan on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Lee led the island's transition to democracy and died at age 97 in July. (Pool Photo via AP Photo)
China sends more warplanes as Taiwan honors late leaderChina has sent 19 more warplanes toward Taiwan for the second day as the island's leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy have paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan’s transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-hui
The Associated Press19 hours ago
A paramilitary policeman stands guard outside a trade fair in Beijing on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. China's Ministry of Commerce on Saturday, Sept. 19 2020 issued regulations for its "unreliable entity" list, aimed at foreign companies it says endanger its national sovereignty, security or development interests. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
China announces regulations for 'unreliable entity' listChina’s Ministry of Commerce has issued regulations for its unreliable entity list, aimed at foreign companies it says endanger its national sovereignty, security or development interests
The Associated Press20 hours ago
A child flies a kite during a pro-democracy rally at Sanam Luang in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Protesters gathered Saturday in Bangkok for the most ambitious rally so far in a pro-democracy campaign that has shaken up the government and the country's conservative establishment. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Thai protesters' rally pushes demands for democratic reformsThousands of demonstrators have defied police warnings and occupied a historic field in Thailand’s capital to support the demands of a student-led protest movement for new elections and reform of the monarchy
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Former Japanese PM Abe visits controversial Tokyo shrineFormer Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he has visited a shrine viewed by China and both Koreas as a symbol of wartime aggression
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Indian military admits wrongdoing in 3 Kashmir killingsIn a rare admission of wrongdoing, the Indian military says its soldiers in Kashmir exceeded their legal powers in the killings of three local men it had described as Pakistani terrorists
The Associated Press1 day ago
Vile social media attacks target Pakistani women journalistsThe Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned relentless social media attacks on women journalists in Pakistan
The Associated Press1 day ago
Lightning kills 7 in Cambodia, storm hits land in VietnamA tropical storm has made landfall in central Vietnam, killing one person, while seven people died in a lightning strike in neighboring Cambodia
The Associated Press1 day ago
Japan police arrest fraud suspect linked to ex-PM's eventJapanese police have arrested a man on fraud charges linked to annual cherry blossom viewing parties that were hosted by former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but the new government is ruling out an investigation into how the party and its budget were used
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Sept. 17, 2020, photo,  provided by Maxar Technologies shows a parade rehearsal Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea.(Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via AP)
Satellite images show N. Korea preparing for military paradeSatellite images indicate that North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month
The Associated Press1 day ago
Int'l tribunal stays $5.8B fine on Pakistan in mining casePakistani officials say an international tribunal has granted it a stay pending a final decision on a $5.8 billion penalty
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this April 27, 2012, file photo, Prospective buyers check out the new iPad tablet computers at an Apple store in Bangalore, India. Apple announced Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, that it will launch its first online store in India next week, as it seeks to increase sales in one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone markets. The company at present uses third-party online and offline retailers to sell its products in the country. . (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
Apple to launch first online store in India next weekApple says it will launch its first online store in India next week, as it seeks to increase sales in one of the world’s fastest-growing smartphone markets
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo released by the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense, a Chinese People's Liberation Army H-6 bomber is seen flying near the Taiwan air defense identification zone, ADIZ, near Taiwan on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. The second high-level U.S. envoy to visit Taiwan in two months began a day of closed-door meetings Friday as China conducted military drills near the Taiwan Strait after threatening retaliation. (Taiwan Ministry of National Defense via AP)
China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy's visitTaiwan's defense ministry says China flew 18 warplanes including fighter jets near Taiwan in an unusually large show of force as a U.S. envoy held talks with officials on the self-governing island
The Associated Press1 day ago
The logo of Australian Associated Press is displayed in its headquarters in Sydney, March 3, 2020. The Australian government has announced Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, a 5 million Australian dollars ($3.7 million) grant to the national news agency as part of pandemic-related assistance to journalism. (Danny Casey/AAP Image/ via AP)
Australia pays $3.7 M to help news agency though pandemicThe Australian government has announced a $3.7 million grant to the national news agency as part of pandemic-related assistance to regional journalism
The Associated Press1 day ago
An Afghan woman sits next to the grave of her son, adorned with his picture, on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept 14, 2020. Scores of friends and families of students who were killed in local conflicts are gathering in a cemetery to call for a permanent countrywide ceasefire from the parties to the intra-Afghan peace conference taking place in Doha, Qatar. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
US Embassy in Kabul warns of extremist attacks against womenThe U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan is warning that extremist groups are planning attacks against a variety of targets, but are taking particular aim at women
The Associated Press1 day ago
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