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Japan seeks extradition of Americans accused in Ghosn escape

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo prosecutors said Friday that a request for extradition of two Americans arrested in the U.S. for allegedly helping Carlos Ghosn,...

First coronavirus then Trump order split Indian families

NEW DELHI (AP) — The March day that his father died, Karan Murgai boarded a plane to India. The coronavirus was spreading, so Murgai's...

The Latest | India adds 20,000 virus cases, over 370 deaths

NEW DELHI — India reported another single-day record high of new virus cases Friday while its monuments like the Taj Mahal will reopen for...

Asia Today | Kim urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning that complacency risked “unimaginable...

AP Week in Pictures, Asia

June 26-July 2, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific. The...

EU leaders seek ‘dialogue’ with China over Hong Kong law

BERLIN (AP) — Two of the European Union's most powerful individuals said Thursday that the 27-nation bloc will continue to discuss human rights and...

Starbucks creates deaf-friendly store in Japan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Starbucks opened its first Signing Store in Japan on June 27, expanding career opportunities for 19 Starbucks employees with...

China accuses India of targeting Chinese imports after clash

BEIJING (AP) — China accused India on Thursday of improperly disrupting activity by Chinese companies in the midst of tensions over a border clash....

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising U.S. infections.Benchmarks in...

Hong Kong protester arrested on suspicion of stabbing police

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested a man onboard a London-bound flight early Thursday morning on suspicion of stabbing a police officer...

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