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China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rulesThe vice president of the European Union's governing body says Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging complaints
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
In this June 21, 2018 photo, a woman walks outside an apartment building where an anti-U.S. propaganda banner is put up in Pyongyang, North Korea. In another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, North Korea has cancelled one of the most symbolic and politically charged events of its propaganda calendar: the annual "anti-U.S. imperialism" rally marking the start of the Korean War. Writings on the banner read: "If the U.S. imperialists try to invade our country, let's sweep them off the face of the Earth." (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
In sign of detente, North Korea skips annual anti-US rallyIn another sign of detente following Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un, North Korea isn't holding the annual "anti-U.S. imperialism" mass rally marking the start of the Korean War
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, North Korean army Col. Om Chang Nam, right, shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Col. Cho Yong-geun upon his arrival at the Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine office in Paju, South Korea, Monday, June 25, 2018. Military officers from the two Koreas on Monday met to discuss how to fully restore their military hotline communication channels, according to the South's Defense Ministry. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)
Koreas discuss removing North's artillery from tense borderSouth Korea's prime minister says the rival Koreas are discussing the relocation of North Korea's long-range artillery systems away from the Korean border
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Indonesia military: 3 dead in gun attack on airport in PapuaIndonesia's military says gunmen killed three people in an attack at an airport in easternmost Papua that targeted a light plane transporting paramilitary police
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
China, EU to form group to update world trade rules to address tech, other complaints and preserve support for commerceChina, EU to form group to update world trade rules to address tech, other complaints and preserve support for commerce
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, center, meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, and Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, before a bilateral meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, June 25, 2018. Australia said it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after Turnbull warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
Australia and Vanuatu to negotiate security treatyAustralia says it will negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Floods and landslides kill 7, leave 12 missing in VietnamFlash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed 7 people and leave 12 missing in northern Vietnam
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Bicycles left by a group of missing boys lean against a railing at the entrance of a deep cave in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, Monday, June 25, 2018. Officials say multiple attempts to locate the 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but that they will keep trying. (Thai News Pix via AP)
Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in cave are aliveOfficials say multiple attempts to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but they believe they're still alive
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man sits in front of an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, June 25, 2018. Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Global stocks sink on trade worries, oil mixedGlobal stocks are sinking amid simmering worries about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Rescuers on a rubber bot search for victims of the ferry that sank in Lake Toba last week, in Simalungun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, June 25, 2018. Indonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded ferry that sank last week in the deep volcanic crater lake but will need international help to recover the wreck, the chief of the national search and rescue agency said Monday. (AP Photo)
Indonesia identifies likely location of sunken ferryIndonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded passenger ferry that sank last week in a deep volcanic crater lake but will need international help to recover the wreckage, official says
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China moveAsian stock markets have fallen and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Water, mud block rescue attempt for 12 boys inside Thai caveRescuers are planning a second attempt to try to get through a small, flooded passage inside a Thai cave to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who entered the cave two days ago
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Indonesia's search and rescue agency has identified location of ferry that sunk in lake a week agoIndonesia's search and rescue agency has identified location of ferry that sunk in lake a week ago
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Sri Lankan police arrest 2 villagers in killing of leopardSri Lankan police have arrested two men accused of beating a leopard to death in an attack widely condemned by wildlife activists
The Associated Press21 hours ago
12 missing youth soccer players feared trapped in Thai caveSearch and rescue teams are looking for a dozen members of a youth soccer team who are missing and believed to be trapped in a cave in northern Thailand
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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