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Trekker missing for 47 days rescued in Nepal, friend deadTrekking officials in Nepal say they have a rescued a Taiwanese man who was missing on a mountain for 47 days, but his girlfriend had died just three days before they were discovered
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
The Latest: Admiral says US ships can blunt N. Korean attackThe senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says U.S. naval forces in the region are capable of defending themselves against any missiles North Korea may fire at them
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Japan PM to visit Russia, Britain amid North Korean tensionJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Moscow on Thursday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and pursue talks on joint economic projects aimed at a possible breakthrough in their decades-old island dispute
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Thai taxi driver arrested for alleged rape of BrazilianThai police have arrested a taxi driver accused of raping a Brazilian woman who had just arrived from abroad at a Bangkok airport
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In Kashmir, brutality of videos deepens anger against IndiaViral videos showing alleged abuse by Indian forces is renewing anger among Kashmiris and fueling demands for an end to Indian rule over the disputed territory
The Associated Press2 hours ago
IS group, Taliban clash in Afghanistan, dozens killedAfghan officials say Islamic State militants have attacked the Taliban in the northern Jawzjan province, igniting heavy clashes in which dozens of fighters were killed
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This photo distributed on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows what was said to be a "Combined Fire Demonstration" held to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the North Korean army, in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows powerSouth Korea says it has installed key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system called THAAD, the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - in This Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, file photo, the moon rises over a logo for AVIC or Aviation Industry Corp in Beijing, China. China is talking with the European Space Agency about collaborating on a human outpost on the moon. The chief engineer for China’s space agency disclosed the talks Wednesday in Chinese state media. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File )
China talking with European Space Agency about moon outpostChina is talking with the European Space Agency about collaborating on a human outpost on the moon
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Hong Kong arrests 2 disqualified lawmakers over oath fracasHong Kong police have arrested two pro-independence lawmakers who were disqualified in a dispute over their oaths, in the latest round of legal action against activists involved in the Chinese territory's pro-democracy movement
The Associated Press5 hours ago
S. Korean presidential hopeful accused of anti-gay commentsSouth Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in has outraged members of the country's persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he opposes homosexuality
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a newly-built aircraft carrier is transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony at a shipyard in Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. China launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own on Wednesday, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes. (Li Gang/Xinhua via AP)
China launches its first domestically-made aircraft carrierChina has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Deadly ambush raises fears of rebel resurgence in IndiaThe deaths of 25 paramilitary soldiers in an attack by Maoist rebels have raised concerns of a resurgence of the five-decade conflict
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Asian stocks marched higher on Wednesday as expectations for the impending tax cuts by U.S. President Donald Trump and the record-breaking gains overnight on Wall Street boosted investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Global stocks mixed as investors await Trump tax cut planShares in Europe are mixed after another day of gains in Asia as investors await an announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump on tax cuts that could give a boost to U.S. companies and household spending
The Associated Press6 hours ago
AP Explains: Why S. Korea is debating US anti-missile systemAP Explains: Why S. Korea is debating US anti-missile system
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AP Explains: Why China's new aircraft carrier is significantAP Explains: Why China's new aircraft carrier is significant
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