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U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June on Sentosa Island, in Singapore. Photo: Evan Vucci / Associated Press

US Sanctions Singapore Companies Over N Korea Dealings

WASHINGTON — The United States imposed sanctions Thursday on the Singapore-based director of a commodities company accused of laundering money for North Korea through...
Villagers walk near destroyed homes in an area affected by the early Sunday morning earthquake at Sajang village, Sembalun, East Lombok, Indonesia. Photo: Rosidin / Associated Press

Strong Quake Hits Indonesian Island, Killing at Least 14

JAKARTA — A strong and shallow earthquake early Sunday killed at least 14 people and injured more than 160 on Indonesia's Lombok island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali, officials said.
Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, at center, is escorted by a police officer at a court hearing Wednesday at Shah Alam High Court in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Photo: Sadiq Asyraf / Associated Press

Malaysia Acquits Aussie Woman of Drug Trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR — An Australian woman was found not guilty Wednesday of trafficking 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of crystal meth at Kuala Lumpur's airport three years ago, avoiding a possible death sentence.

N. Korean Ambassador Faces Deadline to Leave Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR — North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia faced a deadline to leave the country Monday after authorities here declared him "persona non grata" and accused Pyongyang of trying to manipulate the investigation into the poisoning of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's half brother, at a Kuala Lumpur airport.

Asia Marks Chinese New Year With Prayers, Incense, Fireworks (Photos)

BEIJING — People in China and throughout Asia are heading to temples and fairs to wish for an auspicious start to the Lunar New Year.

India Deports Second Group of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

GAUHATI, India — India on Thursday deported a second small group of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar after ordering the expulsion of members of the...

Chong Wei Would Like Similar Treatment to Federer

BIRMINGHAM, England — Badminton great Lee Chong Wei wants his world federation to give him similar treatment to that which has helped Roger Federer extend his tennis career.

Ai Weiwei Puts Human Face on Migrant Crisis in ‘Human Flow’

VENICE, Italy — The United Nations says there are 65 million forcibly displaced people around the world – a number so huge it can be overwhelming to contemplate.

7-Nation Navy Shows Military Might at Cobra Gold Ops (Photos)

BANGKOK — Military troops from seven countries were gathering Monday as part of an ongoing joint military operation in the south of the country.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, of the Cambodian People's Party casts his ballot in the country's general election Sunday at a polling station in Takhmua in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: Heng Sinith / Associated Press

Cambodians Vote in Polls with Main Opposition Party Silenced

PHNOM PEHN — With the main opposition silenced, Cambodians were voting in an election Sunday virtually certain to return to office Prime Minister Hun Sen and his party who have been in power for more than three decades.





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