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Kashmir students, Indian forces clash as protests continueAnti-India protests have triggered clashes between students and government forces in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as authorities reopened schools after a weeklong suspension of classes
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2016, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk listens as President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York., Musk was spotted spending time with actress Amber Heard in Australia on April 24, 2017, (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Elon Musk steps out in Australia with Amber HeardBillionaire Elon Musk is getting close with actress Amber Heard; the pair has been spotted zip-lining in Australia, where Heard is filming "Aquaman."
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, center, boards a helicopter to fly from Hamid Karzai International Airport to Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, April 24, 2017.  (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attackAfghan army chief, defense minister resign following deadly weekend Taliban attack;
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis looks out over Kabul as he arrives via helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, April 24, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool Photo via AP)
US Defense Sec'y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needsU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived unannounced in Afghanistan
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Japan's Nikon sues ASML, Zeiss over chip-making technologyNikon Corp. says it has taken legal action in the Netherlands, Germany and Japan over the use of semiconductor lithography technology by ASML Holding and Carl Zeiss
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Xi urges restraint on North Korea in phone call with TrumpChinese state media say President Xi Jinping has called for restraint in dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Oil workers' strike triggers gasoline lines in Sri LankaLong lines have formed at gasoline stations across Sri Lanka as workers from a state-run petroleum company went on strike to protest the government's plan to lease out oil tanks to neighboring India
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016, file photo, North Korean defectors prepare to release balloons carrying leaflets and a banner denouncing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for North Korea's latest nuclear test, in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea. North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying military capability, and South Korean officials say there's a chance the country will conduct its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an ICBM around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, April 25. The letters read "Let's punish Kim Jong-un and stop nuclear test. " (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up actNorth Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Police stop 12-year-old boy from driving across AustraliaOutback police have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was almost a third of his way toward driving solo across Australia
The Associated Press2 hours ago
New Zealand: US doctor must pay reparations for deadly crashA Wisconsin heart surgeon who was vacationing in New Zealand when he caused a highway accident that killed two people and injured four others has been ordered to make reparation payments but has avoided jail time
The Associated Press3 hours ago
AP journalist covering Kashmir protest helps injured teenWhen an 18-year-old student was hurt protesting an Indian raid on a college in Kashmir, an AP photojournalist put down his camera and rushed in to help her
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis in Afghanistan to assess war needsPentagon chief Jim Mattis in Afghanistan to assess war needs
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Officials: Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following weekend attack on army base that killed more than 100Officials: Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following weekend attack on army base that killed more than 100
The Associated Press4 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaImages from Asia: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits South Korea and Japan; Kashmiri protesters face off with police in Srinagar
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with TrumpChinese state media say President Xi Jinping has called for restraint when dealing with North Korea during a telephone call with President Donald Trump
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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