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China: US Xinjiang warning 'bad for the whole world'China’s government has warned it will protect Chinese companies after Washington warned enterprises may face legal trouble if they help carry out abuses in the Muslim northwestern region of Xinjiang
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
Gunmen ambush Pakistani troops in SW, killing 3, wounding 8Pakistan's military says assailants have killed at least three troops and wounded eight others in an attack on a security patrol in the country's southwest
The Associated Press10 hours ago
77 dead in floods and landslides in India's Assam stateOfficials say six more people have died in floods and mudslides in northeastern India’s Assam state, taking the death toll to 77 from more than two weeks of heavy rains that caused one of Asia’s largest rivers to overflow
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Flash flood kills 16 in Indonesia, 23 still missingA flash flood in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province left at least 16 people dead and 23 are still missing
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Afghan officials: Kabul roadside bombing kills 4 civiliansAfghan officials say a roadside bombing killed four civilians and wounded four others in eastern Kabul
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Thais seek to fix errors that allowed infected foreigners inAuthorities in Thailand are urging almost 1,900 people to quarantine themselves and get tested for the coronavirus after a breakdown in screening allowed two foreigners with the disease to pose a risk to public health
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - This October 2015, aerial file photo shows U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Ginowan, Okinawa, southern Japan. Japanese defense minister said on Tuesday, July 14, 2010 that officials have discovered "a number of problems” with the  U.S. military's coronavirus measures for its service members stationed in Japan after about 100 Marines have tested positive for the virus in a massive outbreak at multiple bases in Okinawa. Most of cases are at the air station. (Kazuhiko Yamashita/Kyodo News via AP, File)
Japan: US military coronavirus policy has multiple problemsJapan’s defense minister says officials have discovered “a number of problems” with U.S. military measures to guard against the coronavirus among service members stationed in Japan after 95 Marines tested positive at several bases on the southern island of Okinawa
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this video grab taken from the Associated Press Television footage a Bangladeshi man walks through flood waters in Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh, Monday, July 13, 2020. Heavy flooding is worsening in parts of Bangladesh, with over 1 million villagers marooned or leaving their homes for higher ground along with their cattle and other belongings, officials and volunteers said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Bayezid Ahmed)
Over 1 million marooned in Bangladesh as floods worsenHeavy flooding is worsening in parts of Bangladesh, with over 1 million villagers marooned or leaving their homes for higher ground along with their cattle and other belongings
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this March 16, 2020 file photo, a health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan’s army chief has told Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates that despite the challenge of COVID-19, Pakistan plans to restart polio vaccination campaigns across the country. The military said late Wednesday, June 10, that Gen. Qamer Javed Bajwa spoke by phone with Gates who has worked to try and eradicate polio worldwide. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary, File)
Pakistan to resume polio campaign as COVID-19 cases declinePakistan says it will resume a nationwide anti-polio campaign next week, months after the drive against this crippling children's disease was halted because the coronavirus overwhelmed the country
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, a man uses his smartphone as he stands near a billboard for Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Huawei Technologies reported Tuesday, July 14, 2020, that its revenue grew 13.1% in the first half of the year compared with a year earlier, despite sanctions from the U.S and challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Huawei posts 13.1% revenue growth amid pandemic, sanctionsTelecom gear maker Huawei Technologies has reported its revenue grew 13.1% in the first half of this year compared with a year earlier, even as it faced sanctions from the U
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 6, 2015 file photo, Sarah Amiri, deputy project manager of the United Arab Emirates Mars mission, talks about the project named "Hope," or "al-Amal" in Arabic, which is scheduled for launch in 2020, during a ceremony in Dubai, UAE. Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning in July 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
UAE's Mars orbiter launch from Japan delayed by weatherThe liftoff of the United Arab Emirates’ Mars orbiter has been postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Lee Myung-hee, the widow of former Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho gets into a car to leave the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Lee received a suspended prison sentence Tuesday for assault and other abuses of her chauffeur, security guard and other employees in a case that extended a bizarre legal saga surrounding the company's founding family. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Widow of ex-Korean Air boss convicted of assaulting workersThe widow of the former Korean Air chairman received a suspended prison sentence for assault and other abuses of her chauffeur, security guard and other employees
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Passengers wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus pass the gates at Yokohama station Tuesday, July 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Asia Today: Another spike brings India past 900,000 casesIndia’s coronavirus cases jumped by another 28,000 and are fast approaching 1 million
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The website of the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, or the PM CARES fund, is seen on a computer screen in Kolkata, India, Thursday, July 9, 2020. From industrialists and foreign companies to celebrities and ordinary citizens, people from all walks of life pitched in for a newly created fund touted to strengthen India’s fight against the deadly virus the next day. More than three months later, the PM CARES fund, is now valued at more than $1 billion but has since run into controversy over an alleged lack of transparency and accountability, along with a general lack of clarity over the control, the donors and the use of money donated to it. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Indian leader's virus fund won't disclose donors, paymentsOrdinary citizens, industrialists, Bollywood stars and foreign companies are donating to a new fund created by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strengthen the country's fight against the coronavirus
The Associated Press23 hours ago
A worker wearing a face mask to protect against the new coronavirus guides the loading of a shipping container at a container port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province, Thursday, July 9, 2020. China’s imports of U.S. goods rose 10.6% in June over a year earlier and its global trade also increased in a fresh sign the world’s second-largest economy is gradually recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, customs data showed Tuesday July 14, 2020. (Chinatopix via AP)
China's trade rises as economy recovers from virus slumpChina's imports of U.S. goods rose 10.6% in June over a year earlier and its global trade also grew in a fresh sign the world’s second-largest economy is gradually recovering from the pandemic
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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