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China emergency crews struggling to rescue 18 trapped minersEmergency crews are struggling to rescue 18 coal miners trapped underground in eastern China following a collapse inside the shaft three days earlier
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Bangladesh police arrest lawyer-publisher tied to oppositionBangladesh detectives have arrested a prominent lawyer and publisher in a defamation case filed after he called a female journalist characterless in a TV talk show
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during the opening ceremony for the China-Zhuhai-Macau-Hong Kong Bridge, the world's longest cross-sea project, which has a total length of 55 kilometers (34 miles), in Zhuhai in south China's Guangdong province, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainlandChina opens world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland in feat of engineering carrying immense economic and political significance
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, center, consoles family members of victims from a train derailment at a hospital in Yilan county in northeastern Taiwan on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Passengers were killed and injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. (Taiwan Presidential Office via AP)
Excessive speed named as cause of Taiwan train derailmentExcessive speed was the main cause of the derailment of a train in Taiwan that killed 18 people
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Afghan soldier fires on NATO troops, killing Czech soldierAn Afghan soldier has opened fire on coalition forces, killing a Czech soldier and wounding two others
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Vote count begins after chaotic Afghan electionsAfghan authorities have begun counting votes after chaotic parliamentary elections marred by violence, technical glitches and unprecedented delays
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Maldives court frees opposition leader convicted of briberyA court in the Maldives has freed an opposition leader, setting aside a lower court's conviction for bribery
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Pakistani dies after immolation to protest police briberyPakistani officials: Rickshaw driver who set himself on fire to protest police demands for bribes dies of burns
The Associated Press17 hours ago
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette speaks with journalist during a media roundtable session in Tokyo Monday Oct. 22, 2018. A top U.S. energy official says Asia is the center of growth in energy demand and offers a great opportunity to expand American liquefied natural gas exports. Brouillette told reporters Monday that the U.S. is working with Japan and others to build facilities for U.S. LNG exports and improve their energy security. Japan is the world's biggest importer of LNG.(AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi)
US seeking to boost LNG exports to Japan, rest of AsiaOfficial says LNG exports from US vital for Asian energy security
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Death toll rises to 3 in China mining accident; 18 trappedThe death toll in a coal mine accident in eastern China has climbed to three after one of the miners who was rescued died after receiving medical treatment
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrestedA Philippine court has rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, the U.S.-led United Nations Command, left, South Korean, center, and North Korean, right, military officers attend a meeting at the southern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Military officers from the two Koreas and the U.S.-led U.N. Command met again at the Koreas' border village Monday to examine an ongoing effort to disarm the area. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP)
Koreas finish removing land mines from border villageKoreas complete removing mines from border village in part of efforts to disarm the area
The Associated Press18 hours ago
An investor walks in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Asian markets were mixed on Monday although Chinese benchmarks rallied after officials put a positive spin on the country’s slowing economy. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
World stocks push past growth worries in China, ItalyWorld markets are higher, brushing off potential concerns about slower growth in China and a credit rating downgrade of Italy over its spending plans.
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Abe to bring business leaders to Beijing amid US trade spatAround 500 Japanese business leaders will accompany Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he visits Beijing this week, amid an ongoing China-U.S. trade feud
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, center, briefs journalists at the site of a train derailment in Yilan county in northeastern Taiwan on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Passengers were killed and injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. (Taiwan Presidential Office via AP)
Taiwan president calls for clear probe of fatal train crashTaiwan's president pressed for a quick, transparent investigation into the cause of the island's worst train crash in nearly three decades as the search of the derailed cars ended
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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