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November 01, 2019

US Envoy in Kabul Negotiating Hostage Release, Sources Say

By Associated Press
Officials hope a prisoner exchange can resuscitate the peace talks.
November 01, 2019

Fire Nearly Destroys Historic Castle in Okinawa

By Associated Press
Shuri Castle is a major symbol of the old Ryukyu Kingdom’s history and Okinawa's unique culture. Now it's all but gone.

November 01, 2019

Security Firm Says Chinese Hackers Intercepted Text Messages

By Associated Press
FireEye did not specify the victims of the espionage, but said some were “high-value” targets.

October 31, 2019

State No More: India Formally Ends Statehood for Jammu and Kashmir

By Associated Press
Under the changes, no Kashmiri flag or constitution is permitted as the former state of Jammu and Kashmir becomes federally governed.

October 31, 2019

Norea Korea Fires 2 Missiles in the Sea Amid Stalled Talks

By Associated Press
The launches followed statements of displeasure by top North Korean officials over the slow pace of nuclear negotiations with the United States.
October 31, 2019

Myanmar Court Gives Actors 1-Year Jail Term for Satire

By Associated Press
Myanmar's troubled record on free speech continues.

October 30, 2019

North Korea Refuses Meeting With South Over Resort Demolition Plan

By Associated Press
Kim Jong Un wants to remove South Korean-made facilities at Mount Kumgang, once a symbol of inter-Korean exchanges.
October 30, 2019

Thailand Seeks US Talks After Trade Privileges Loss

By Associated Press
The search for discussions comes after the loss of preferential trade privileges on a range of Thai exports including seafood.

October 29, 2019

US Travel Industry to Chinese Tourists: What Trade War?

By Associated Press
The U.S. travel industry is redoubling its efforts to engage with Chinese tourists while waiting out the trade war.

October 29, 2019

China’s Communists Hold Key Meeting Amid Rising Challenges

By Associated Press
The fourth plenum kicked off in Beijing on October 28.

October 18, 2019

China’s Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

By Associated Press
The slowdown in China, the world's biggest trader, has global repercussions.
October 17, 2019

Vietnam Bans Animated Movie Over South China Sea Map

By Associated Press
The country has pulled the film “Abominable’ from theaters because the movie shows a map supporting China’s South China Sea claims.

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