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Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move

Jun 25, 2018

Asian stock markets have fallen and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington

Water, mud block rescue attempt for 12 boys inside Thai cave

Jun 25, 2018

Rescuers are planning a second attempt to try to get through a small, flooded passage inside a Thai cave to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who entered the cave two days ago

Indonesia's search and rescue agency has identified location of ferry that sunk in lake a week ago

Jun 25, 2018

Indonesia's search and rescue agency has identified location of ferry that sunk in lake a week ago

12 missing youth soccer players feared trapped in Thai cave

Jun 24, 2018

Search and rescue teams are looking for a dozen members of a youth soccer team who are missing and believed to be trapped in a cave in northern Thailand

US Defense chief to visit China amid S. China Sea tensions

Jun 24, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army

Malaysian political icon Anwar Ibrahim hospitalized

Jun 24, 2018

Prominent Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been taken to the hospital after complaining of back and shoulder pain

Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO

Jun 23, 2018

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Jun 23, 2018

Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who twice served as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died at age 92

The Latest: US sets for return of Korean War troops' remains

Jun 23, 2018

The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War

Report: US to send caskets to NKorea to return war remains

Jun 23, 2018

South Korean media say the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War