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Myanmar military's rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalThe Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
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American man escapes from prison on Indonesia's BaliAn American citizen detained on drug offense has escaped from prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Philippine's Duterte asks Congress to extend martial lawThe Philippine president has asked Congress to extend by one year the martial law he declared in the south to ensure the "total eradication" of pro-Islamic State group extremists, who he warns continue to plot attacks and public uprisings
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Australian city of Melbourne to test terrorism alarm systemMelbourne will test a terrorism alarm system this month after police thwarted two alleged plots targeting Christmas-New Year crowds and a lone driver killed six pedestrians in the last year in Australia's second-largest city
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21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forcesTwenty-one Rohingya Muslim women and girls recount stories of gang rape by the Myanmar armed forces
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AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalThe Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
The Associated Press3 hours ago
AP Investigation: Rape of Rohingya sweeping, methodicalThe Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
The Associated Press3 hours ago
An AP investigation finds the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodicalAn AP investigation finds the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
The Associated Press4 hours ago
People wait to cross a street in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Share prices were higher in Asia early Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that lifted the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Asian shares advance following encouraging US jobs reportAsian shares advance following encouraging US jobs report; central banks and data releases in focus
The Associated Press5 hours ago
South Korea imposes new sanctions on North KoreaSouth Korea has added several North Korean groups and individuals involved in financing North Korea's weapons development to its sanctions list
The Associated Press6 hours ago
APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggleAPNewsBreak: Declassified State Department cables show prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over JerusalemAbout 10,000 people have rallied outside the U.S. Embassy in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta to denounce President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Taliban kill 3 Afghan soldiers in attack on checkpointAn Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have killed three Afghan soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint
The Associated Press1 day ago
Indian state of Gujarat votes in crucial local electionsVoters in the western Indian state of Gujarat are casting ballots in local elections that are seen as a crucial test of the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party
The Associated Press1 day ago
Alliance of communist parties leading poll results in NepalAn alliance of two major communist parties is leading parliamentary election results in Nepal
The Associated Press1 day ago
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