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Fans of bull-taming sport attack police station in IndiaFans of traditional bull-taming contests in southern India attacked a police station and set fires after being forcibly evicted from the beach where they have been protesting a court ban on the ritual
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Members of the Iranian delegation take pictures of each other in hotel lobby where Russia, Iran and Turkey talks are taking place ahead of Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Syrian rebel delegates huddled in Kazakhstan Sunday ahead of talks with government representatives scheduled to begin Monday, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year. At the top of the agenda is an effort to consolidate a fragile cease-fire agreement reached last month and ease humanitarian suffering in the war-ravaged country. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Syria talks focused on cease-fire set to begin in KazakhstanTalks between Syrian rebel factions, government they seeking to overthrow set to begin in Kazakhstan
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
For India's typewriters, the ribbon may have finally run outIndia, one of the last places in the world where the typewriter remains a part of everyday life, the end is - finally - coming
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Roof collapses in eastern Afghanistan refugee camp, kills 6Afghan official: Roof collapses in refugee camp in country's east, killing 6 family members sleeping inside
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Panel to issue report supporting Emperor abdicationA Japanese government panel studying a possible abdication of Emperor Akihito is set to release an interim report that supports enacting special legislation that is applicable only to him
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Asian shares mixed after Trump inauguration, dollar weakensAsian stocks are mixed after Donald Trump took office as U.S. president and promised "American first" policies, adding to concerns about protectionism
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Australian Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester, third left, holds a press conference, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Perth, Australia, with Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai, left, and other officials in front of the search ship Fugro Equator, one of the vessels involved in the MH370 search. Transport officials from Australia, Malaysia and China met the crew of Fugro Equator, who were ordered to return last week after the countries officially suspended the nearly three-year search for the plane in the Indian Ocean. (Richard Wainwright/AAP Image via AP)
MH370 search crews return to port after fruitless hunt endsThe ship involved in the recently halted hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has returned to port in western Australia for the final time
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaChina is not happy with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's high-profile visits to the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam over concerns that he's trying to pull the rug out from under Beijing's efforts to pacify its neighbors
The Associated Press4 hours ago
From statues to doormats, here's what annoys Asian nationsFrom statues to doormats, here's what annoys Asian nations
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Members of the Iranian delegation take pictures of each other in hotel lobby where Russia, Iran and Turkey talks are taking place ahead of Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Syrian rebel delegates huddled in Kazakhstan Sunday ahead of talks with government representatives scheduled to begin Monday, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year. At the top of the agenda is an effort to consolidate a fragile cease-fire agreement reached last month and ease humanitarian suffering in the war-ravaged country. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Intensive negotiations ahead of Russia-led Syria talksSyrian rebel delegates are meeting in Kazakhstan on the eve of their first talks with the government in a year, in which the two sides hope to consolidate a cease-fire reached last month and deliver humanitarian aid
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Bull-taming sport allowed but protests go on in south IndiaA traditional bull-taming sport banned by India's top court is being performed in southern India but tens of thousands of protesters are demanding the sport be allowed to resume unhindered
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Dalai Lama hopes President Trump, Putin will work for peaceThe Dalai Lama says that he hopes that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will work together for global peace
The Associated Press23 hours ago
China investigates former local party boss for briberyChinese authorities have launched a corruption investigation into the former Communist Party chief of the city of Tianjin, where a chemical explosion killed 173 people in 2015
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image from video, a woman injured in a train derailment is tended to at a hospital in Vizianagram district, Andhra Pradesh, southern India, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Seven coaches were thrown off the tracks around midnight Saturday after a Hirakand Express train derailed, killing over 20 people. (KK Production via AP)
At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in IndiaAt least 32 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India
The Associated Press1 day ago
Death toll from Pakistan tribal region blast at 25A Pakistani government official says the death toll from a bomb blast in the Kurram tribal region has risen to 25 after three injured people died overnight
The Associated Press1 day ago
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