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A man and women from the minority Sikh register to vote in Parliamentary elections in old city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
The Latest: Afghanistan says some polls to stay open lateAfghanistan's Independent Election Commission says that after the chaotic start to the country's first parliamentary elections since 2010 it will allow some of the worst affected polls to stay open late
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Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators rally in TaiwanThousands of pro-independence demonstrators have gathered in Taiwan's capital to express their disapproval with China's stance toward their island
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A woman from the minority Sikh casts her vote in Parliamentary elections in old city of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Afghan parliamentary polls underway despite threatsTens of thousands of Afghan forces fan out across the country as voting begins in parliamentary elections following a campaign marred by relentless violence
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The body of a victim of Friday's train accident is laid down for cremation in Amritsar, India, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday evening, killing more than 50 people and injuring dozens more, police said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workersA former state government official says most of the casualties of a train disaster that killed dozens in northern India were migrant workers
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Australia ruling coalition to be forced into minority gov'tAustralia's ruling coalition will be forced into minority government after a heavy defeat in a by-election for former Liberal Party Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's old seat
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A look at Afghanistan's parliamentary electionsA look at what's at stake, numbers and main issues in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections
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Japan deepens Southeast Asian ties with airmen programJapan's defense minister says he plans to start a program for professional airmen to strengthen ties between his country and Southeast Asia
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Polls open in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, protected by thousands of Afghan forcesPolls open in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, protected by thousands of Afghan forces
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1 dead, dozens hurt after tour bus, pickup truck collideAuthorities say one person has died and nearly 40 others have been injured after a tour bus and a pickup truck collided on a central Pennsylvania highway
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Indian women mourn the death of a relative, victim of a train accident, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 60 deadA speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 60 people
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Indian women mourn the death of a relative, victim of a train accident, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 deadA speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, photo, a man rides his motorbike in front of campaign posters for parliamentary candidates, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghans will return to the polls on Saturday, hoping to bring change to a corrupt government that has lost nearly half the country to the Taliban. In the eight years since Afghanistan last held parliamentary elections a resurgent Taliban has carried out near-daily attacks, seizing large swathes of the countryside and threatening major cities. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Stakes high in Afghan election as US seeks peace pactStakes in Afghanistan's parliamentary polls have never been higher coming days after a brazen insurgent attack killed a powerful police commander exposing a harrowing lack of security 17 years since a US-led coalition drove the Taliban from power.
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In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, photo, workers pack disposable aluminum foil food containers for export at a factory in Suixi county in central China's Anhui province. China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders who are fighting a mounting tariff battle with Washington. (Chinatopix via AP)
China's growth slows as officials try to reassure investorsChina's economy slows as officials launch media blitz to revive confidence in sinking stock market
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In this April 25, 2017 photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, the destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer fires during a joint exercises between the United States and South Korea in South Korea's West Sea.  The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea.  (South Korean Defense Ministry via AP)
US and South Korea again call off a major military exerciseThe Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea
The Associated Press19 hours ago
At least 50 people die after train runs over crowd in IndiaA Congress party leader says at least 50 people are dead after they were run over by a train in northern India
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