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Global community must step up Rohingya aid: UN official

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Sunday that the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh...

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

SEOUL (AP) - South Korea’s weather agency said a magnitude 3.2 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country...

Asia learns to live with Trump rhetoric, but unease remains

TOKYO (AP) - Declare China a currency manipulator? Hasn’t happened. Make Japan and South Korea pay more to host US troops? Hasn’t happened. Unleash...

New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form...

AUCKLAND (AP) - Prime Minister Bill English’s National Party won the most votes in New Zealand’s general election on Saturday, but not enough to...

Iraq’s Kurds set for contentious vote

ARBIL, Iraq (AFP) - Iraqi Kurds were preparing to vote in a referendum set for today on independence for their autonomous northern region, despite...

Iraq seeks help from other nations to build nuclear reactor

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Iraq’s foreign minister is asking nuclear countries for help building a nuclear reactor. He says the country has a right...

Demi Lovato to help war-scarred children

NEW YORK (AP) - Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organisation’s annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of...

Saudi Arabia celebrates National Day

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi Arabia is celebrating its National Day with an array of family-friendly festivities, including allowing women to enter the...

Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials

NAIROBI (AFP) - Kenya’s chief prosecutor has ordered the police and anti-corruption agency to investigate the country’s election commission for alleged "irregularities and illegalities"...

US warplanes fly off N Korea coast in new show of...

WASHINGTON (AFP) -US bombers and fighter escorts flew off the coast of North Korea Saturday in a show of force against its nuclear weapons...

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