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Possible peace declaration looms large over Trump-Kim summitPossibility of peace declaration looms large over Trump- Kim summit, but ending the Korean War could open up a whole new set of problems for Washington if not done carefully
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Afghan envoy says council of elders will discuss peace talksAfghan envoy: Council of Afghan political, tribal leaders to be held next month to discuss negotiations with the Taliban
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Former top Chinese general sentenced to life for corruptionA former top Chinese general has been given a life sentence for taking and distributing bribes and possessing a large amount of unaccounted-for property
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Saudi crown prince backs India's fight against terrorismSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has offered intelligence sharing and other cooperation with India in fighting extremism and terrorism
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China backs Tanzania prison sentence for 'ivory queen'China says it backs Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese woman labeled the "ivory queen" to 15 years in jail for smuggling elephant tusks
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Pakistan arrests provincial assembly speaker over corruptionPakistan anti-corruption body arrests speaker of a provincial assembly over corruption allegations
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Daughter of ex-Mao secretary boycotts Communist-led memorialThe daughter of a Chinese Communist Party veteran who became a vocal critic of the regime has boycotted her father's funeral, saying it was against his wishes
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David Icke, accused of anti-Semitism, denied Australian visaBritish author and broadcaster David Icke, who critics accuse of anti-Semitism and of being a conspiracy theorist, has had his Australian visa canceled ahead of a speaking tour
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China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversariesChina is keeping foreign travelers out of Tibet during sensitive political anniversaries
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AP PHOTOS: Red lanterns, lasers light up the Forbidden CityAP PHOTOS: Traditional red lanterns and modern laser-light show illuminate Beijing's historic Forbidden City at end of lunar new year celebrations
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Suspect in Pinochet-era crimes in Sydney extradition hearingA woman wanted in Chile on kidnapping charges dating to Chile's 1973-1990 military dictatorship has appeared in a Sydney court for an extradition hearing
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Indian Army's General Officer Commanding of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps  Lt. Gen. K.J.S. Dhillon, center, speaks as Inspector General of Police Swayam Prakash Pani, left, and Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) operation Zulfiqar Hassan sit by his side during a joint press conference in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. A top Indian military official in disputed Kashmir on Tuesday accused the Pakistani army and its spy agency for involvement in the last week’s deadly car bombing. Dhillon told reporters in Srinagar, the main city of Indian-held Kashmir, that the leadership of Jaish-e-Mohammed militant group was “eliminated within 100 hours” of the Feb. 14 attack, linking the slain militants in Monday’s gunbattle to the attack. (AP Photo)
Pakistani PM willing to talk but warns India not to attackPakistan's prime minister has offered to talk with India while warning it to refrain from any attacks on his country following a suicide bombing in Indian-controlled Kashmir
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Cheap and green: North Korean capital upgrades mass transitNorth Korea's capital 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
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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 before Hanoi hosts summit between Trump and Kim next week
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Visitors take souvenir photos of the Forbidden City illuminated with lights during the Lantern Festival in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Beijing's Palace Museum was illuminated and opened for night visits to celebrate China's Lantern Festival. For the first time since it was established 94 years ago, the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, extended opening hours till nighttime and lit up part of its cultural relics buildings. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern FestivalBeijing's Forbidden City has been illuminated and opened to the public for night visits for the first time to celebrate China's Lantern Festival
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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