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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017 file photo, injured men recover at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutionsAfghan Taliban announce start of their spring offensive, promising to build their political base, target Afghan security forces
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a trilateral meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida and Korean Foreign Minister Yun, Friday, April 28, 2017, at the United Nations.  (Bryan R. Smith/Pool Photo via AP)
UN Security Council to confer on North Korea nuclear programThe U.S. is turning to diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear weapons program after flexing its military muscle
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Indonesia, Philippines boost links, to launch sea patrolsThe leaders of Indonesia and the Philippines have pledged to boost bilateral ties and launch patrols of their sea border to prevent kidnappings
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Trekker rescued after 47 days in Nepal celebrates birthdayA Taiwanese trekker who was rescued after 47 days on a mountain in Nepal has celebrated his 21st birthday at a hospital in the capital
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Indonesian women's group issues edict against child marriageIndonesia's main Muslim women's group has issued an edict against child marriage, urging the government of the world's most populous Muslim nation to increase the legal minimum age for females to marry from 16 to 18 years
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A man takes a look at a smartphone in front of an electronic stock board showing global stock index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday amid jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Global stocks subdued amid Korea jitters, economic reportsGlobal stock markets are mixed amid renewed jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
China publishes addresses of corruption suspects abroadChinese state media have published the names and addresses of 22 people overseas sought by Chinese anti-corruption investigators in an unusual name-and-shame campaign
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers talk during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Friday, April 28, 2017. The Philippines is hosting the annual ASEAN Leaders' Summit this weekend. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Alarm over N. Korea, sea feud under ASEAN summit spotlightAlarm over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and its intensifying standoff with the U.S., and tensions over China's assertive territorial claims in the South China Sea are under the spotlight at an annual summit of Southeast Asian nations
The Associated Press4 hours ago
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, center, and former Pittsburgh Steelers' Jerome Bettis, left, and Franco Harris pay tribute to Dan Rooney during the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Pope heads to Egypt, House won't vote on health care, US economy probably slowed
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017, file photo, Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, whose grandfather co-founded energy drink company Red Bull, walks to get in a car as he leaves a house in London. Police in Thailand say they have begun the process of requesting an arrest warrant for the heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident almost five years ago but never charged. National police chief Chaktip Chaijinda announced that the effort to arrest Vorayuth began Friday, April 28, in Bangkok. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Thai police say arrest warrant issued for Red Bull heirPolice in Thailand say they've obtained an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Human rights group demands India prosecute attacks over cowsA human rights group has expressed concern over rising brutal attacks in India by self-appointed "cow protectors" against Muslims and lower castes over rumors that they sold, bought, or killed cows for beef
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017, file photo, Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, whose grandfather co-founded energy drink company Red Bull, walks to get in a car as he leaves a house in London. Police in Thailand say they have begun the process of requesting an arrest warrant for the heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident almost five years ago but never charged. National police chief Chaktip Chaijinda announced that the effort to arrest Vorayuth began Friday, April 28, in Bangkok. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
The Latest: Thai police get arrest warrant for Red Bull heirPolice in Thailand say they've obtained an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Thai police say they've obtained arrest warrant for Red Bull heir accused of deadly 2012 hit-and-run accident.Thai police say they've obtained arrest warrant for Red Bull heir accused of deadly 2012 hit-and-run accident.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Father says murdered blogger threatened over religious viewsThe father of a blogger who was killed this week in the Maldives says his son received death threats for months from local gangs who appeared to hold radical religious views
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Vietnam court condemns 8 to death for heroin traffickingVietnamese state media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced eight people to death for heroin trafficking
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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