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Protesting farmers gather at a police barricade as they march to the capital during India's Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Tens of thousands of farmers drove a convoy of tractors into the Indian capital as the nation celebrated Republic Day on Tuesday in the backdrop of agricultural protests that have grown into a rebellion and rattled the government. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Farmers back at protest camp after deep challenge to PM ModiTens of thousands of farmers who stormed the historic Red Fort on India’s Republic Day are again camped outside the capital after the most volatile day of their two-month standoff left one protester dead and more than 80 police officers injured
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
South Korean police officers wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, walk in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Asia Today: South Korea adds 559 cases, highest in 10 daysSouth Korea has reported 599 new coronavirus cases, the highest in 10 days, as health workers scramble to slow infections at religious facilities, which have been a major source throughout the pandemic
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The statue of the Alabai, the Central Asian shepherd dog is seen in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Turkmenistan's autocratic leader has established a national holiday to honor the local dog breed, media reports said Tuesday. President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov ordered the holiday praising the Alabai, the Central Asian shepherd dog, to be celebrated on the last Sunday of April when the ex-Soviet nation also marks the day of the local horse breed, according to the daily Neutral Turkmenistan. (AP Photo/Alexander Vershinin)
Turkmen ruler establishes holiday to honor local dog breedTurkmenistan's autocratic leader has established a national holiday to honor the local dog breed
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Maldives police say they uncovered plot to attack schoolPolice in the Maldives say they have uncovered a planned attack on a school involving eight suspected members of an Islamic State-affiliated group arrested last November
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Thai court acquits 80-year-old writer of defaming monarchyAn 80-year-old writer accused of defaming Thailand's monarchy in 2015 because of comments he made at a public seminar about the constitution has been acquitted by the Criminal Court
The Associated Press14 hours ago
UN group says Sri Lanka virus cremation rule violates rightsA group of U
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Zhang Hai holds up an open letter he wrote to the Chinese President Xi Jinping during an interview in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong province on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Zhang is demanding to meet a visiting World Health Organization expert team, saying it should speak with affected families who allege they are being muffled by the Chinese government.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Relative of virus victim asks to meet WHO experts in WuhanA relative of a coronavirus victim in China is demanding to meet a visiting World Health Organization expert team, saying it should speak with affected families who allege they are being muffled by the Chinese government
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Indonesia detains Iranian, Chinese crews of seized tankersIndonesia says it has detained the Iranian and Chinese crewmembers of two tankers that were seized for illegally transferring oil in Indonesian waters
The Associated Press18 hours ago
A man wearing mask to help curb the spread of coronavirus outbreak prays at a mosque in Tangerang, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. Indonesia has reported more cases of the virus than any other countries in Southeast Asia. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Indonesia's confirmed coronavirus cases exceed 1 millionIndonesia’s confirmed coronavirus infections since the pandemic began have crossed a million and hospitals in some hard-hit areas are near capacity
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Indonesia's Health Ministry says the country's confirmed coronavirus infections have passed 1 millionIndonesia's Health Ministry says the country's confirmed coronavirus infections have passed 1 million
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018, file photo, South Korean army soldiers patrol along the barbed-wire fence in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea. A North Korean diplomat who served as the country's acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, according to South Korean lawmakers who were briefed by Seoul's spy agency on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Lawmakers say North Korean diplomat defected to South KoreaSouth Korean lawmakers say a North Korean diplomat who served as the country’s acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to the South
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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