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China, India leaders seek cooperation amid border dispute

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:31am

The leaders of India and China met at a lakeside resort in central China on Friday amid tensions along their contested border and a rivalry for influence among their smaller neighbors that could determine dominance in Asia.

China law criminalizes attacks on revolutionary heroes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:27am

China passed a law Friday making it a crime to attack revolutionary heroes and martyrs as the ruling Communist Party steps up efforts to police historical discussions and enforce ideology.

The Latest: Kim, Moon walk back after private talk

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:24am

The Latest on the summit between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local):

Lebanese expats in Mideast vote in parliamentary elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:18am

Lebanese expats are casting ballots in six Arab countries in the region, ahead of parliamentary elections due in Lebanon on May 6.

Pakistan sentences man in first conviction over child porn

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:05am

A Pakistani court in the eastern city of Sargodha has sentenced a man to seven years in prison for working for a child pornography network, the first such conviction in this Islamic nation.

Indian security forces kill 7 Maoist rebels

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:59am

Indian police say at least seven Maoist rebels have been killed in the second major operation by security forces against their strongholds in a week.

Reports: Turkey detains 4 senior Islamic State militants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:35am

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish authorities have detained four suspected senior Islamic State extremists in an operation in the Aegean coastal city of Izmir.

Kim Jong Un re-crosses border for second round of talks with his South Korean counterpart

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:34am

Kim Jong Un re-crosses border for second round of talks with his South Korean counterpart.

Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border

Gerardo Carrillo and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:19am

About 170 migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers have arrived in Tijuana, joining about nearly 200 others on their final stop before entering the United States.

Pompeo dives in at NATO on 1st trip as top US diplomat

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:01am

Newly minted U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hit the ground running on Friday at NATO headquarters on his first trip abroad as America's top diplomat.

Korean summit starts with a handshake, after year of tension

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:47am

After a year of tensions, the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade began Friday with a handshake.

Key moments in tense inter-Korean relations

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:17am

The highly anticipated summit Friday between the leaders of North and South Korea on the North's nuclear weapons opens an uncertain chapter in inter-Korean ties, which have been characterized by abrupt swings. A look at key moments in the rivals' relations:

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:01am

The Security Council is heading to Asia for a firsthand look at the plight of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in Myanmar and the several hundred thousand who remain in the country's northern Rakhine state.

Seoul says Korean leaders have "sincere and candid" talks on denuclearization, are working on wording of joint statement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:37pm

Seoul says Korean leaders have "sincere and candid" talks on denuclearization, are working on wording of joint statement.

A look at verbal exchanges between Trump, Kim and Moon

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:25pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump exchanged insults and threats of nuclear annihilation. Soft-spoken South Korean President Moon Jae-in struggled to be heard. And now Kim and Moon are meeting to discuss North Korea's nuclear weapons ahead of Kim-Trump talks scheduled for May or June.

All in the family: Kim Jong Un's sister joins him at summit

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:11pm

Kim Jong Un's younger sister took a prominent place at the negotiating table for the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade, cementing her public role as Kim's closest confidante and possibly the second-most powerful figure in his ruling regime.

Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push

Gerardo Carrillo and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:35pm

About 170 migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers have arrived in Tijuana, joining about nearly 200 others on their final stop before entering the United States.

At summit with South, Kim accompanied by sister, generals

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:27pm

An influential young sister. North Korea's 90-year-old nominal head of state. A man believed to be behind attacks that killed 50 South Koreans in 2010. And the top foreign policy and military affairs strategists.

The Latest: Migrant caravan nears last stop before US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:23pm

The Latest on a caravan of Central Americans who plan to seek asylum in the United States (all times local):