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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

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

Filipinos start evacuating from Libyan capital; 1 wounded

Apr 18, 2019

Philippine diplomats say they have started evacuating a small group of Filipinos from the Libyan capital after it was hit by a barrage of rocket fire that wounded one Filipino

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

China's economic growth steady amid tariff fight with US

Apr 17, 2019

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.4% in latest quarter amid tariff war with US, other data show consumer, factory activity accelerating