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Exile Tibetan students hold on to each other as Indian policemen detain them during a protest outside the Chinese Embassy coinciding with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The protest was held against alleged human rights abuses of Tibetans by the Chinese government. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
Trade, investment hopes as China's Xi visits IndiaTrade deficit, old infrastructure likely to top agenda as Chinese leader visits India
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Bangladesh court reduces sentence of IslamistBangladesh court commutes death sentence of Islamist to imprisonment until death
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Japan wants North Korea abductions report soonJapan Cabinet minister urges North Korea to quickly announce result of abductions probe
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North Korea powerful temptation for some AmericansFor some Americans, crossing North Korean border a strangely powerful temptation
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Pakistan airstrikes kill 40 militants, army saysPakistani warplanes target militant hideouts near Afghan border, killing 40
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Thailand conducts autopsies on slain BritonsThai authorities conduct autopsies on slain British tourists
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South Korean army soldiers patrol through the military wire fences with hanging South Korean national flags at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
US man held for alleged attempt to swim to N KoreaSouth Korea detains US man who apparently tried to swim across river to North Korea
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Doctors: Foul floodwaters sicken people in KashmirDoctors: Foul floodwaters sickening people in Kashmir, some dying for lack of basic equipment
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Chinese minority scholar on trial for separatismOutspoken scholar from China's Muslim minority community rejects separatism charges at trial
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Magnitude-6.7 quake shakes Guam; no tsunami threatMagnitude-6.7 earthquake hits off coast of Guam; no tsunami warning issued
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2007, file photo, the flags on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange provide a backdrop for a Wall Street street sign. Global stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting and the referendum on Scotland's independence on Thursday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
World stocks mostly higher ahead of Fed statementWorld stocks higher on hopes Fed won't speed up rate hikes timetable, China stimulus reports
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Nov. 7, 2013 photo, Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama eats cake at the opening of a picnic park, in Suva, Fiji. Thousands of Fijians are eagerly awaiting their first chance to vote in nearly eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. Yet plenty of questions remain about how far military ruler Bainimarama has tilted the outcome in his favor. Bainimarama is running as a candidate and polls indicate his party is by far the most popular of the seven registered.  (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
Excitement and relief in landmark Fiji electionExcitement and relief in landmark Fiji election, though democracy may not look much different
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 photo provided by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Louis XIII Holdings Ltd. Chairman Stephen Hung, left, poses with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes at the Rolls-Royce's headquarters in Goodwood, Britain. Hung, a Hong Kong tycoon, placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms for $20 million for a luxury resort he’s building in the global gambling capital of Macau. Hung and Rolls-Royce executives signed the deal Tuesday at the company’s Goodwood factory. (AP Photo/Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Mark Bramley)
Tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotelHong Kong tycoon pays $20M for 30 Rolls-Royces for Macau hotel in marque's biggest ever order
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Taliban kill 6 Afghan policemen in ambushTaliban kill 6 Afghan policemen in ambush; more than 1,500 killed in 6 months
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Sodelpa Party leader Ro Teimumu Kepa arrives at a poling station to cast her vote in a national election in Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Thousands of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. (AP Photo/Pita Ligaiula)
Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military ruleFijians vote after 8 years of military rule, but questions remain about regime leader
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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