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November 13, 2017 - 5:29 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Vice Media, the North American media network popular among millennials, has launched an ambitious new project in Arabic targeting youth in the Middle East. Known for tackling thorny and controversial issues, Vice and its regional partner, Moby Group, will have to...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2013, file photo, North Korean soldiers stand on steps overlooking the border village of Panmunjom, North Korea, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War. South Korea said on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, that North Korean soldiers shot at and injured a fellow soldier who was crossing the border village to try to defect to the South. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the injured North Korean was being taken to a hospital after crossing the border village of Panmunjom. Defections are rare by that route. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)
November 13, 2017 - 5:09 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean soldiers shot at and wounded a fellow soldier who was crossing a jointly controlled area at the heavily guarded border to defect to South Korea on Monday, the South's military said. North Korean soldiers have occasionally defected to South Korea across the...
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President Donald Trump speaks with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte at an ASEAN Summit dinner at the SMX Convention Center, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 13, 2017 - 4:53 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sanctioned a bloody drug war that features extrajudicial killing. He called Barack Obama a "son of a whore." This week, he boasted that he murdered a man with his own hands. All that went unmentioned in public by President Donald...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016, file photo, an oil tanker approaches the new Jetty during the launch of a $650 million oil facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. will put a minority stake in its gas station subsidiary up on the local stock market. The company made the announcement on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, saying 10 percent of ADNOC Distribution will go onto the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange pending regulatory approval. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
November 13, 2017 - 2:45 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. will put a minority stake in its gas station subsidiary up on the local stock market. The company made the announcement on Monday, saying at least 10 percent of ADNOC Distribution will go onto the Abu Dhabi Securities...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, accompanied by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, speaks during a bilateral meeting at the ASEAN Summit at the Philippine International Convention Center, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 13, 2017 - 2:42 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Asia (all times local): 1:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is ignoring questions about human rights abuses as he meets with the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte (doo-TEHR'-tay), on the sidelines of an...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, speaks to reporters at a meeting during the ASEAN Summit at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 13, 2017 - 1:59 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Donald Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with an international summit and a series of meetings with Pacific Rim allies, including his host in the Philippines who is overseeing a bloody drug war. Trump jointly met Monday with Australian Prime Minister...
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A man watches stock prices boards at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to a week of data releases and public comments by central bankers. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
November 13, 2017 - 12:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to a week of data releases and public comments by central bankers. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.4 percent to 3,446.17 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 fell 0.6 percent to...
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People stand in the street after feeling aftershocks from an earthquake in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. The deadly earthquake hit the region along the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was centered 19 miles (31 kilometers) outside the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
November 12, 2017 - 11:16 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing more than 140 people and injuring 860 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, state media there said. The Baghdad government did not immediately give word on damage or casualties in that country. The 7.3-...
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November 12, 2017 - 10:58 pm
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 shook Costa Rica on Sunday night, knocking items from shelves and sending people rushing outside in panic. The country's Public Safety Ministry said there were reports of two serious injuries as a result of the...
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Singer Shawn Mendes performs onstage at the MTV European Music Awards 2017 in London, Sunday, Nov. 12th, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
November 12, 2017 - 6:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show that celebrated London's diverse culture, from pubs to pirate radio. Mendes, the 19-year-old Canadian star, also won the best-song trophy...
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