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A man is silhouetted as he walks by a Huawei retail store at a shopping mall in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. China's foreign minister vowed Tuesday to protect its citizens abroad as a Canadian court decided whether to release a technology executive on bail in a case that has riled U.S.-Chinese relations. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Canada-China relations turn icy over arrest of Chinese execCanada-China relations turn icy over executive's arrest; US, Beijing work toward trade talks
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, a driver looks out from his trishaw decorated with an American flag and Chinese flags in Beijing. China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China, US discuss plans for trade talksChina, US discuss plans for trade talks in sign negotiations going ahead despite tension over Huawei arrest
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Cambodian court gives suspended sentences to labor leadersSix Cambodian union leaders have each received suspended 2 1/2-year prison terms in connection with labor protests about five years ago in which four garment workers were killed and around 20 others hurt
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Japan's Coast Guard ship, top, and U.S. military plane are seen at sea off Kochi, southwestern Japan, during a search and rescue operation for missing crew members of a U.S. Marine refueling plane and fighter jet. The U.S. Marine Corps have declared that five crewmembers dead after their aircraft crashed last week off Japan’s southern coast and that their search has ended. (Kyodo News via AP, File)
5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off JapanThe U.S. military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and halted search and recovery operations
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Indonesia rejects rebels' demand on Papua independence talksIndonesia has rejected a demand by Papuan rebels to hold negotiations on their territory's self-determination
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Thai government lifts politics bans ahead of pollsThailand's military government has lifted a ban on political activities it imposed when it seized power in a coup more than four years ago, an action taken in preparation for elections promised for early next year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Indian man charged in alleged human smuggling operationFederal authorities say an Indian national conspired to smuggle foreign citizens into the U.S. on commercial airline flights
The Associated Press6 hours ago
China's auto sales fall in November for fifth monthChina's auto sales fall in November for fifth month as cooling economy, tariff fight with Washington weigh on demand
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this May 12, 2016, photo, then Nissan Motor Co. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks during a joint press conference with Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in Yokohama, near Tokyo. The Tokyo District Court decided Ghosn and another executive Greg Kelly, both arrested Nov. 19 for allegedly falsifying financial reports to underreport Ghosn's pay, will remain in custody through Dec. 20. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Detention of Nissan's Ghosn extended through Dec. 20Detention of Nissan ex-chair Ghosn, fellow exec, extended through Dec. 20
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Japan seeks 1st aircraft carrier to deploy stealth fightersJapan is seeking to possess its first aircraft carrier to allow for the deployment of U.S.-made stealth fighters as it seeks to bolster its arms capability under a new 10-year defense plan
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Anti-India rebel attack leaves 4 police dead in KashmirPolice say rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir have attacked a police post, killing four officers
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Thai court extends detention of refugee sought by BahrainA Thai court has ruled that a soccer player who holds refugee status in Australia can be held for 60 days pending the completion of an extradition request by Bahrain, the homeland he fled four years ago on account of alleged political persecution
The Associated Press6 hours ago
An American flag flutters as three church bells seized by American troops as war trophies more than a century ago, arrive Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 in suburban Pasay city、 southeast of Manila, Philippines. American occupation troops took the bells in 1901 from a Catholic church following an attack by machete-wielding Filipino villagers, who killed 48 U.S. troops in the town of Balangiga on central Samar island in one of the U.S. Army's worst single-battle losses of that era. The bells are revered by Filipinos as symbols of national pride. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
US returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901Three church bells seized by U.S. troops as war trophies more than a century ago have been returned to the Philippines in a move long demanded by Filipino leaders
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition politicianPakistan's anti-graft body says it has arrested a senior politician from ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party over links to a multi-million dollar housing scam
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and other country's index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Asian markets were mixed Tuesday in narrow trading on doubts that U.S. and China would be able to resolve a crippling trade dispute and weak economic data closer to home. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Global stocks buoyed by US-China trade talksWorld markets mostly higher after US, China broach plans for talks to soothe trade dispute
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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