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North Korea says it has test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in...
Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data
Japan's top court rejects appeal by Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn's lawyers against extended detention
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NKorea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks

Apr 18, 2019

North Korea says it has test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demands Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations

Analysis: Kim, returning to military optics, turns up heat

Apr 18, 2019

Analysis: After unsuccessful summit in Hanoi with President Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is once again cautiously turning up the heat

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings, data

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn appeal on extended detention rejected

Apr 18, 2019

Japan's top court rejects appeal by Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn's lawyers against extended detention

Police: South Korean man sets fire, kills 5 fleeing people

Apr 18, 2019

South Korean police are investigating a 42-year-old man accused of setting his apartment on fire and fatally stabbing five neighbors as they attempted to flee, in violence that shocked the nation

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

Vineeta Deepak to lead AP's coverage of South Asia region

Apr 18, 2019

The Associated Press named Vineeta Deepak, an experienced video journalist and bedrock member of its Indian staff, as its South Asia news director

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's wife fears his trial may be unfair

Apr 17, 2019

The wife of Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan and Renault, says she is worried whether her husband, detained in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, will get a fair trial

World market mostly rise on encouraging Chinese growth data

Apr 17, 2019

Shares are mostly higher in Europe and Asia after China reported its economy expanded at a better than expected rate of 6.4% in the last quarter

Head of Foxconn announces Taiwan presidential bid

Apr 17, 2019

Terry Gou, the head of the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, including Apple's iPhones, says he plans to run for president of Taiwan

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Police: South Korean man sets fire, kills 5...

Apr 18, 2019

South Korean police are investigating a 42-year-old man accused of setting his apartment on fire...

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's wife fears his trial may...

Apr 17, 2019

The wife of Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan and Renault, says she is worried whether...

Former Malaysian leader's corruption trial enters...

Apr 15, 2019

The corruption trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has entered a second day, with...

Philippines: US DNA tests confirm death of...

Apr 14, 2019

Philippine officials say U.S. DNA tests have confirmed the death of a Muslim militant leader who...

Japan Catholic Church to begin investigating sex...

Apr 11, 2019

The Catholic Church in Japan is preparing to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against minors...