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Lost girls of Indonesia among 61k dead and missing migrantsScores of Indonesian girls are disappearing into a trafficking network that has descended upon the country's impoverished province of East Nusa Tenggara
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
Indian man faces prison in 'brazen' sex assault on US flightFederal prosecutors in Detroit are seeking nearly 11 years in prison for a man convicted of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on a plane
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Supporters of ousted Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe celebrate outside the supreme court complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.  Sri Lanka's Supreme Court unanimously ruled as unconstitutional President Maithripala Sirisena's order to dissolve Parliament and call for fresh elections, a much-anticipated verdict Thursday that further embroils the Indian Ocean island nation in political crisis.(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court says president's actions unlawfulSri Lanka's Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that President Maithripala Sirisena's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections was unconstitutional, a much-anticipated verdict that further embroils the Indian Ocean nation in political crisis
The Associated Press3 hours ago
An investor walks in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after a strong overnight finish on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Markets steady after solid run as focus turns to ECBShares around in the world traded in narrow ranges Thursday after a solid couple of days largely related with hopes that the U.S. and China are ironing out their trade issues
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Cambodian lawmakers pass measure to ease political banCambodia's Parliament has passed legislation that could allow the lifting of a five-year ban on political activity by top opposition politicians
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Biographical sketches of 2 Canadians detained in ChinaSketches of 2 Canadians detained in China in recent days amid dispute over Huawei executive wanted in US on bank fraud charges
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Indonesia arrests 5 foreigners in Bali for drug smugglingIndonesian police say some of the five foreigners who have been arrested for alleged drug smuggling on the tourist island of Bali since the end of November face the death penalty if convicted
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2018, file photo, visitors walk past the old city district in Kashgar, western China's Xinjiang region. Police have confirmed that a prominent Chinese photographer who went missing more than a month ago was arrested, his wife said. Authorities informed relatives of award-winning photographer Lu Guang, whose work focuses unsparingly on the harshest realities of life in China, that he was arrested in Kashgar city in the country's far west region of Xinjiang, his wife Xu Xiaoli told The Associated Press on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Police confirm arrest of Chinese photographer, wife saysThe wife of a prominent Chinese photographer who went missing more than a month ago says police have confirmed his arrest
The Associated Press9 hours ago
China confirms detentions of 2 Canadian men on suspicion of 'endangering national security'China confirms detentions of 2 Canadian men on suspicion of 'endangering national security'
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from IndonesiaScores of Indonesian girls are disappearing into a trafficking network that has descended upon the country's impoverished province of East Nusa Tenggara
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Official: N. Korea leader unlikely to visit Seoul this monthA senior South Korean official says it's unlikely that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Seoul this month
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Official: Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael SpavorOfficial: Canadian man missing in China and feared detained is entrepreneur Michael Spavor
The Associated Press15 hours ago
4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese studentA 21-year-old man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student from China
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, hands the keys to his wife Siti Hasmah as it is shown on the screen when he launched the first Proton car 35 years ago during the launch of Proton new SUV in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Malaysian national car maker Proton launches the X70, its first sports utility vehicle, in Kuala Lumpur. Loss-making Proton, which is 49.9 percent owned by China's Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd., is hoping that the sleek SUV will help to turnaround its fortune. The X70 is based on Geely's Boyue, that was launched two years ago and is one of China's best-selling SUV. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysia's Proton launches 1st SUV with China's GeelyMalaysian national car maker Proton has launched its first SUV in a bid to turn around its fortunes, more than a year after China's Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd. bought a key stake in the company
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Thai policeman arrested in killing of French manA policeman in Thailand has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a French man at a shopping plaza in Bangkok
The Associated Press1 day ago
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