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US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate warExecutives tell AP their companies were punished by Alibaba after they refused to enter exclusive partnerships with the Chinese e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
A South Korean news magazine with front cover photos of South Korea President Moon Jae-in, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and a headline " Finding North Korea's hidden picture" is displayed at the Dong-A Ilbo building in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 23, 2018. South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their leaders' upcoming summit talks expected to focus on the North's nuclear program. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with NorthSouth Korea says it has halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of talks between their leaders this week
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
HOLD FOR RELEASE SUNDAY APRIL 22 1 a.m. ; Illustration shows a Tmall and a JD.com hand wrestling for control over online Chinese commerce;
US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate warMajor global brands tell AP they've been punished by Alibaba after refusing exclusive partnerships with the e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
This July, 2016, photo provided by World Wildlife Fund, shows dolphins in the Mekong river near Kratie province in the northeastern of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia's government and a major conservation group say in a joint statement issued Monday, April 23, 2018, the number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals still face serious threats. (World Wildlife Fund via AP)
Census finds increase in Mekong River's Irrawaddy dolphinsCambodia's government and a major conservation group say the number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time in 20 years but the animals still face serious threats
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
A composite image of a suspect of killing of a Palestinian man is shown by Malaysian national police during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Malaysian police released Monday composite images of two suspects who gunned down 34-year-old Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh and are stepping up efforts to track them. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group accused Israel of being behind Saturday’s killing of al-Batsh, an important member of Hamas. (AP Photo)
Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killingMalaysian police have released images of two suspects in the killing of a Palestinian engineer and said they appeared to be European or Middle Eastern, fueling suspicion that the slaying was an Israeli assassination
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Shimizu Corp.'s Robo-Buddy is demonstrated during a press tour to the major Japanese construction company's robot laboratory in Tokyo, Monday, April 23, 2018. The Robo-Buddy is a multipurpose robot that handles construction work for ceilings and floors. Shimizu showed several robots that can weld and bolt, being developed for construction sites for safety for workers. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortageRobots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Denuclearization successes around the worldA look at denuclearization successes around the world and the challenges posed by North Korea
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 23, 2018, gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants and using the attractiveness of female co-workers as a draw. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in ChinaA human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants
The Associated Press1 hour ago
World watching 2 North Korea summits for signs of nuke dealThe world is watching to see if the Koreas can start a push toward a nuclear disarmament deal
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Afghan men prepare the graves for the victims of Sunday's suicide attack at a voter registration center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 23, 2018. Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as residents in the capital, Kabul, prepared for the funerals of those killed in the horrific bombing by the Islamic State group on a voter registration center that left at least 57 dead the previous day. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemenAfghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Sunday, April 22, 2018 image taken from video footage by China's CCTV via AP Video, an injured passenger receives medical treatment at a hospital following a bus accident in North Hwanghae province, south of Pyongyang, North Korea. A traffic accident in southern North Korea has killed dozens of Chinese tourists and some North Koreans, Chinese officials said Monday. (CCTV via AP Video)
36 dead, mostly Chinese, in North Korea traffic accidentA traffic accident in southern North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, Chinese officials say
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 27, 2014 file photo, Korean Air senior Vice President Cho Hyun-min, also known as Emily Cho, speaks during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. Korean Air Lines said Monday, April 23, 2018, that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting public criticism over the women's behavior and the family's smuggling allegations. (Kang Jin-hyung/Newsis via AP, File)
Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widensKorean Air Lines says daughters of chairman to resign over smuggling probe, scandals
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Sweden's king, Japan's emperor mark 150 years of diplomacySweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has escorted Japanese Emperor at a special exhibit on Swedish natural sciences opening in Tokyo marking 150 years of diplomacy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Opposition motion to impeach India's top judge rejectedIndia's vice president rejects opposition motion to impeach the country's top judge on grounds of misusing his office and bowing to government pressure
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The Latest: China says 36 died in North Korea traffic crashChina's foreign ministry says 32 Chinese citizens and four North Koreans have been killed in a traffic accident in southern North Korea
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