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21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forcesTwenty-one Rohingya Muslim women and girls recount stories of gang rape by the Myanmar armed forces
The Associated Press3 hours ago
American man escapes from prison on Indonesia's BaliIndonesian police are hunting for an American citizen who escaped from an overcrowded and understaffed prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali
The Associated Press5 hours ago
AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forcesThe Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
The Associated Press5 hours ago
People wait to cross a street in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Share prices were higher in Asia early Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that lifted the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopesShares in Europe and Asia are mostly higher as upbeat U.S. jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Rahul Gandhi named chief of India's Congress partyIndia's main opposition Congress party names Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, as party president
The Associated Press6 hours ago
China's November auto sales growth flatChina's auto sales growth was flat in November compared with a year earlier as strong SUV demand helped to offset a decline in sedan sales
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Duterte asks Philippine Congress to extend martial lawPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Congress to extend the martial law he declared in the south by one year to ensure the "total eradication" of pro-Islamic State group extremists
The Associated Press7 hours ago
US to help Cambodia preserve Khmer Rouge victims' belongingsThe U.S government has provided more than $55,000 to Cambodia for the preserving of personal items belonging to prisoners at a Khmer Rouge prison and torture center in the 1970s
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Indonesians burn US flags in 4th day of Jerusalem protestsActivists burned U.S. and Israeli flags in front of the American embassy in Jakarta in the fourth day of protests in Indonesia against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Australian city of Melbourne to test terrorism alarm systemMelbourne will test a terrorism alarm system this month after police thwarted two alleged plots targeting Christmas-New Year crowds and a lone driver killed six pedestrians in the last year in Australia's second-largest city
The Associated Press12 hours ago
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalThe Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
The Associated Press12 hours ago
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalThe Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
The Associated Press12 hours ago
An AP investigation finds the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodicalAn AP investigation finds the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
The Associated Press13 hours ago
People wait to cross a street in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Share prices were higher in Asia early Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that lifted the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs reportAsian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report; central banks and data releases in focus
The Associated Press15 hours ago
South Korea imposes new sanctions on North KoreaSouth Korea has added several North Korean groups and individuals involved in financing North Korea's weapons development to its sanctions list
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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