South Korean Justice Minister offers to step down over political scandal that has led to large street protests

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean Justice Minister offers to step down over political scandal that has led to large […]

Police say a knife-wielding attacker has stabbed Indonesia’s security minister and wounded a local police chief

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Police say a knife-wielding attacker has stabbed Indonesia’s security minister and wounded a local police chief. Copyright […]

Carrie Lam says Chinese military could step in if Hong Kong’s situation “becomes so bad” no options can be ruled out

HONG KONG — Carrie Lam says Chinese military could step in if Hong Kong’s situation “becomes so bad” no options […]

Japan’s coast guard says it’s trying to rescue 20 North Korean fishermen thrown to sea after collision with patrol boat

TOKYO — Japan’s coast guard says it’s trying to rescue 20 North Korean fishermen thrown to sea after collision with […]

Australian foreign minister says Australian-British blogger and her fiancé have been released in Iran after 3 months

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian foreign minister says Australian-British blogger and her fiancé have been released in Iran after 3 months. […]

Polls open in Afghanistan’s presidential elections amid Taliban threats and heightened security

KABUL, Afghanistan — Polls open in Afghanistan’s presidential elections amid Taliban threats and heightened security. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. […]

20 killed in protests in Indonesia’s Papua province triggered by rumors that a teacher insulted an indigenous student

JAKARTA, Indonesia — 20 killed in protests in Indonesia’s Papua province triggered by rumors that a teacher insulted an indigenous […]

Taliban claim powerful suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan; official says at least 20 killed

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban claim powerful suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan; official says at least 20 killed. Copyright 2019 […]

Afghan official: Explosion hits near campaign rally by President Ashraf Ghani in Parwan province; no word on casualties

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan official: Explosion hits near campaign rally by President Ashraf Ghani in Parwan province; no word on […]