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Vietnam postpones China concert that falls on takeover dateVietnamese officials say a Friday night concert to mark the anniversary of Chinese and Vietnamese diplomatic relations has been postponed because of an unexpected electrical issue
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaAP PHOTOS: Two Asian volcanoes spew ash, Rohingya study holy book in refugee camp, Indian daredevils perform
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Australian prostitute convicted for infecting man with HIVAn Australian jury has convicted a transgender prostitute of causing grievous bodily harm by knowingly infecting a client with HIV.
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Indian villagers look at a house damaged allegedly due to firing from the Pakistan side of the border, near Pindi in Arnia district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, Thursday, Jan.18,2018. Indian officials say a teenage girl and a soldier have been killed by Pakistani troops firing along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in KashmirTensions between India and Pakistan soar along their volatile frontier in Kashmir as soldiers shell villages and border posts for third day
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford announce their pregnancy with their first child to media at press conference in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Ardern announced that she is expecting her first child in June. (Greg Bowker/New Zealand Herald via AP)
New Zealand prime minister says she's pregnant, due in JuneNew Zealand's prime minister says she is expecting her first child in June; Jacinda Ardern says she'll take six weeks of leave after the birth and her partner will be a stay-at-home dad
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Welcome set for damaged Navy ship as it arrives for repairsMississippi residents are being encouraged to come out and wave flags as a damaged U.S. Navy destroyer arrives for repairs Friday
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Malaysia Airlines flight shakes violently, lands safelyA Malaysia Airlines plane landed safely in an Australian Outback city after the plane shook violently in midflight and passengers braced themselves for a hard landing
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FILE - This combination of Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photos, shows Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong escorted by police as they leave a court hearing in Shah Alam, Malaysia, outside Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s high-profile trial of two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader resumes Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 after a seven-week recess but defense lawyers said efforts to unfurl the truth have been stymied by missing links. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
Defense stymied as trial resumes Monday in N. Korean murderMalaysia's trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumes Monday after a seven-week recess, with defense lawyers saying their efforts have been stymied by missing links
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Two unification flags are displayed wishing for reunification of the two Koreas on the wire fence at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South KoreaAthletes from both Koreas marching behind one flag was an emotional moment at 2000 Olympics, but the plan to do so again isn't generating much enthusiasm among South Koreans for Games in their own country
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Duterte threatens to ban deployment of workers to KuwaitThe Philippine president has threatened to impose a total ban on sending workers to Kuwait because of sexual abuses that have caused some Filipino women to kill themselves
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India test-launches nuclear-capable long-range missileIndia has successfully test-fired a long-range nuclear-capable missile from an island in the Bay of Bengal
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Shares were broadly higher in Asia on Thursday after a rally on Wall Street that took the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Global stocks mostly higher on strong Chinese growthGlobal shares mostly higher, Wall Street futures flat after China reports strong economic growth figures
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, center left, and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, center right, are briefed by a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force officer on a surface-to-air Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile interceptor launcher vehicle at Narashino Exercise Area in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Australia PM says Olympic unity won't denuclearize N. KoreaAustralian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he welcomes the recent dialogue between North and South Korea but Olympic unity won't denuclearize the Korean Peninsula
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Israel's PM unveils memorial for Mumbai attack victimsIsrael's prime minister has visited a Jewish center in Mumbai and unveiled a memorial to 166 people who were killed by militants who rampaged through the Indian city in 2008
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Gunmen kill 2 polio workers in Pakistan, mother and daughterPakistani officials: Gunmen kill mother and daughter working for anti-polio campaign in southwestern city of Quetta
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