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Ex-intelligence officer pleads not guilty in espionage caseA former U.S. intelligence officer has pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to sell secrets to China
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Security personnel arrived at the site of a would-be suicide attack near a park in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to a gathering of supporters of the country's first vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, according to police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai. Dostum is currently in Turkey. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan officials: IS bomber kills 20, Taliban kill 9 policeAfghan officials: IS suicide bomber kills 20 people in northern province; Taliban kill 9 policemen in country's south
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Candidate from Sharif's party escapes gun attack in PakistanPakistani police: Candidate running for parliament seat from former PM Sharif's party escapes assassination attempt
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Koppu Ram Mohan, father of Indian student Sharath Koppu who was shot dead in the U.S.          holds a photograph of his son in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. 25-year-old Koppu was shot on July 6 during an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant in Kansas City where he worked. Authorities say a gunman being investigated in the killing of the university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
Indian student's dad has questions about Kansas City killingThe father of an engineering student from India who was fatally shot in Kansas City says he has many unanswered questions after police killed a person of interest in the case
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Indian gov't orders scrutiny of Mother Teresa's charityIndia's government has ordered inspections of all centers run by Mother Teresa's charity following the arrest of a nun and a worker at one of its shelters for unwed mothers for allegedly selling a baby
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pakistan frees Norwegian journalist detained last weekPakistani police free Norwegian journalist arrested last week during clashes between police, ex-PM supporters
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: Afghan official says Taliban kill 9 in KandaharAfghan official says Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints in southern Kandahar province, killing nine police
The Associated Press8 hours ago
India's top court calls for new law to curb mob violenceIndia's highest court is asking the federal government to consider enacting a new law to deal with growing incidents of deadly mob violence
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chairWorld stock markets are mostly lower as investors looked ahead to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to Congress for clues on U.S. interest rates.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Police official says Islamic State suicide bomber kills 20 in northern Afghanistan, including Taliban commanderPolice official says Islamic State suicide bomber kills 20 in northern Afghanistan, including Taliban commander
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, smiles with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and European Council President Donald Tusk before a meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Tuesday, July 17, 2018. The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. (Martin Bureau/Pool Photo via AP)
Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffsJapan, EU sign deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs, countering Trump moves on trade
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Pro-independence Hong Kong party faces possible banHong Kong authorities have told a political party that advocates independence for the Chinese territory that the group might be banned on national security grounds
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Japan, US renew nuke pact amid Japan plutonium stock concernJapan and the U.S. extend a nuclear pact as Tokyo pledged effort to reduce its plutonium stockpile to address Washington's concern
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Rights groups urges Myanmar to make amends for seized landAn international human rights group is calling on Myanmar's government to expedite restitution for past illegal confiscations of land, detailing how land seizures are still hurting farmers in Myanmar even under the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi
The Associated Press11 hours ago
5 dead in helicopter crash at South Korean marine baseSouth Korea's military says five people died in a helicopter crash at a marines base in the southeastern city of Pohang
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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