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FILE - In this April 25, 2002, file photo, then North Korean leader Kim Jong Il claps from the balcony as soldiers salute him during a military parade, celebrating the foundation of the armed forces in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara, File)
North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's deathNorth Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un
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Kashmiri villagers watch the funeral of Zahoor Ahmed, soldier turned rebel, in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. At least seven civilians were killed and nearly two dozens injured when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in disputed Kashmir following a gunbattle that left three rebels and a soldier dead on Saturday, police and residents said. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killingsA security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule has shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir a day after protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants.
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Pakistan summons Iran envoy over militant attack near borderPakistan has lodged a protest with Iran over the killing of six paramilitary troops who were ambushed by militants while patrolling the border
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FIEL - In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, ousted Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe listens during an interview with the Associated Press at his official residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate. Wickremesinghe's United National Party says on its official Twitter account that Wickremesinghe took oath before President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Sri Lanka president reinstates Wickremesinghe as premierSri Lanka's president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate
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Sri Lankan president has reinstated Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister after nearly 2 months of political impasseSri Lankan president has reinstated Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister after nearly 2 months of political impasse
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Pakistan army chief confirms death sentence for 15 militantsPakistan's army chief has approved death sentences for 15 people convicted by military courts of involvement in attacks that killed 32 security forces and two civilians
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Kashmiri villagers offer joint funeral prayers for a civilian Abid Lone, right, and local rebel Adnan Ahmed in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. At least seven civilians were killed and nearly two dozens injured when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in disputed Kashmir following a gunbattle that left three rebels and a soldier dead on Saturday, police and residents said. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in KashmirPolice in Kashmir say Indian forces who were exchanging fire with insurgents have fatally shot at least seven civilians when large crowds descended on the site of the gunbattle in support of the militants
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Lawyer argues scholar kidnapping case belongs in state courtLawyers for the man charged with kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois scholar have argued the case should be heard in state court, where the death penalty isn't an option
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Maldives police question ex-strongman after accounts frozenPolice in the Maldives say they have questioned the country's defeated former strongman president over complaints of alleged illegal financial transactions a day after they froze bank accounts with millions of dollars
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during the APEC 2018 meetings in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but won’t move its embassy until there’s a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Morrison announced Saturday. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capitalAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his government has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Afghanistan hosts Pakistan, China for wide-ranging talksThe foreign ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan and China have met in Kabul to discuss trade, development and ways to end Afghanistan's 17-year war
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Cambodia seizes over 3 tons of rare African ivoryCambodian authorities say they have seized more than 3 tons of rare African ivory hidden inside an abandoned shipping container, the country's largest haul of elephant tusks in the last four years
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Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa folds his hands in prayer as he is blessed by a Buddhist monk after signing his resignation paper in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, saying he wants to end a political impasse over his appointment. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasseSri Lanka's disputed prime minister has resigned, saying he wants to end a long political impasse over his appointment and allow the president to form a new government
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Suspected food poisoning kills 11 at Indian temple ceremonyPolice say they have arrested three people after at least 11 died of suspected food poisoning following a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple in southern India
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Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns, saying he wants to end political impasseSri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns, saying he wants to end political impasse
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