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A voter casts her ballot in a general election at a polling station in Tokyo Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Voting has kicked off for Japan’s general election on Sunday that would most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition a win, possibly retaining two-thirds in the parliament. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan votes for lower house; Abe's party seen headed for winJapanese are voting in a general election that will most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition a majority in parliament.
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A voter casts her ballot in a general election at a polling station in Tokyo Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Voting has kicked off for Japan’s general election on Sunday that would most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition a win, possibly retaining two-thirds in the parliament. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan election: How deep is support for Prime Minister Abe?What to look for in Japan's election: Measuring depth of support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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US: DNA test confirms top Filipino terror suspect is deadThe U.S. government says DNA tests have confirmed the death of one of a key terror suspect who the Philippine military reported was killed n a final battle to quell an Islamic State group-linked siege in southern Marawi city
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King's legacy still felt strongly as Thailand bids goodbyeAs Thailand prepares to cremate its king of 70 years, an era comes to an end amid tears, nostalgia and anxiety
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Attack outside Afghan military academy kills 15A Defense Ministry official says a suicide attack has killed 15 army officers west of Afghanistan's capital Kabul
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Gunmen launch attacks near Freeport Indonesia mine; 3 hurtPolice say gunmen have launched attacks near a U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in eastern Indonesia, wounding two policemen and a civilian
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Chinese power over North Korea? It's more myth than realityOutsiders have long tried to get China to use its presumed influence to force North Korea to abandon its nuclear dreams, but the notion of Chinese power of Pyongyang is more myth than reality
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Pakistan: 7 bodies recovered from collapsed minePakistani official says rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four mine workers who were buried under a landslide in the country's southwest
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Abducted female Pakistani journalist returned homeThe mother of Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi, who was abducted in 2015 and freed this week, says her daughter is under extreme mental pressure and unable to tell much about her ordeal
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US commanders stress 'ironclad' commitment to defend SKoreaU.S. naval commanders have reiterated Washington's "ironclad" commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited a South Korean port following a joint naval drill
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Afghans inspect inside a damaged mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, a day after a suicide attack. Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, the Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
IS claims responsibility for Afghan mosque attackIslamic State group claims responsibility for suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Afghan capital that killed at least 39
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Afghan men collect remains of belongings inside a damaged mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, a day after a suicide attack. Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, the Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
The Latest: Pakistan condemns mosque attacks in AfghanistanPakistan strongly condemns two suicide attacks at mosques in Afghanistan that killed at least 72 people
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaAP PHOTOS: China's Xi opened the 19th Communist Party congress; Philippine soldiers patrol in Marawi
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Landslide in northern Malaysia kills 3; 11 more trappedA landslide at a construction site in northern Malaysia has killed three foreign workers, with rescuers searching for 11 others feared trapped in the mud and rubble
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Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new eraA new form of red-blooded Chinese nationalism has been channeled skillfully by President and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping as he seeks to strengthen the party's role in Chinese life
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