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Indonesian Family Questions Police Killings In Run-up To Asian Games

JAKARTA – While many Indonesians have been cheering on the athletes at the Asian Games, which began in their country on Aug. 18, some have been mourning loved ones...

Situation At Boiling Point At Greek Refugee Center Un Says

GENEVA – The United Nations refugee agency called on Greek authorities on Friday to speed up the transfer of eligible asylum-seekers to the mainland, saying the...

Former Australian Pm Resigns From Parliament Government Loses Majority

SYDNEY – Australia’s former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday resigned from parliament, a source familiar with the matter said, stripping the...

South Korea Says Sending Special Envoys To North Korea To Prepare For Summit

SEOUL – South Korea said on Friday it will dispatch special envoys to the North Korean capital on September 5 to discuss the timing of a summit between the two...

Turkeys Erdogan Says Turkey Needs S-400 Missile Defence Systems

ANKARA – Turkey needs Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries and will procure them as soon as possible, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. The...

South Korea Says Sending Special Envoy To North Korea To Prepare For Summit

SEOUL – South Korea said on Friday it will dispatch a special envoy to the North Korean capital on September 5 to discuss the timing of a summit between the two...

Catholic Bishops In Australia Reject Compulsory Abuse Reporting Defying New Laws

SYDNEY – The Catholic church in Australia said on Friday it would oppose laws forcing priests to report child abuse when they learn about it in the confessional,...

Japanese Messaging App Operator Line To Launch Cryptocurrency

TOKYO – Japan’s Line Corp said on Friday it will launch a cryptocurrency in September, as the company tries to build up a wide range of businesses using its...

Us Hedge Fund King Street Seeks Board Shake-up At Toshiba Wsj

– U.S. hedge fund King Street Capital Management LP has proposed new independent directors at Japan’s Toshiba Corp (6502.T), the Wall Street Journal reported...

Kremlin Says Putin Trump Could Hold Talks Three Times This Year Izvestiya

MOSCOW – Kremlin said on Friday it did not rule out the possibility that Russian President Vladimir Putin could hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump at...