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Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Militants in Iran abducted 14 members of a border security force near the Pakistan border on Tuesday in the latest blow to the powerful Revolutionary Guard.
Oct 16 4:18PM AP

Prince Harry in another catch-up with war widow in Sydney
SYDNEY (AP) There's clearly a special bond between Prince Harry and a 98-year-old war widow who gave him a warm hug Tuesday when they met again in Sydney.
Oct 16 2:13PM AP

Road accidents kill 15 in Pakistan
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) Pakistani officials say at least 15 people, mostly women and schoolgirls, were killed in two separate road accidents.
Oct 16 12:54PM AP

Urban council polls end in Kashmir amid boycott
SRINAGAR, India (AP) Local council elections ended in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday, with most voters staying away in Muslim-dominated areas of the disputed region.
Oct 16 12:25PM AP

Global stocks rise ahead of US currency report
SINGAPORE (AP) World markets were mostly higher Tuesday ahead of a U.S. Treasury report that will likely steer clear of labeling China as a currency manipulator, a status that could trigger penalties and cause trade tensions to escalate.
Oct 16 9:58AM AP

New Zealand lawmaker accuses opposition leader of corruption
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand's conservative opposition party was in turmoil Tuesday after one of its own lawmakers accused leader Simon Bridges of corruption for hiding a donation from a wealthy Chinese businessman.
Oct 16 9:44AM AP

Indian court gives life sentence to guru, 14 followers
HISAR, India (AP) A court in northern India has sentenced a Hindu guru and 14 followers to life imprisonment in the deaths of four women and a child at his sprawling ashram.
Oct 16 9:36AM AP

Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India
NEW DELHI (AP) Global credit card and payments companies like American Express, Visa and MasterCard are facing a challenge in meeting a requirement to store transaction data for all Indian customers within the country.
Oct 16 9:09AM AP

Payments companies hit deadline for keeping data in India
NEW DELHI (AP) Global credit card and payments companies like American Express, Visa and MasterCard are facing a challenge in meeting a requirement to store transaction data for all Indian customers within the country.
Oct 16 9:07AM AP

Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia has raised the prospect of following the United States by relocating its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in a policy shift that critics described Tuesday as a desperate grab for domestic political gain to win a crucial by-election.
Oct 16 8:57AM AP

AP PHOTOS: Royal couple in Australia as pregnancy announced
SYDNEY (AP) The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on a 16-day visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand that began in Sydney with the surprise announcement that the royal couple are expecting their first child.
Oct 16 7:49AM AP

Former UFC champ Eddie Alvarez signs with One Championship
SINGAPORE (AP) Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has signed with One Championship, the growing Asia-based mixed martial arts promotion.
Oct 16 5:12AM AP

Korean soccer player acquitted in Guam sex assault case
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) A South Korean professional soccer player has been acquitted in a sexual assault case in Guam.
Oct 16 5:11AM AP

Prince Harry and Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts
SYDNEY (AP) A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle's newly announced pregnancy.
Oct 16 4:44AM AP

Vietnam' by Max Hastings is masterful account of the war
Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975" (Harper), by Max Hastings
Oct 15 3:12PM AP

Bangladesh newspaper editors protest digital security law
DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) Editors of major daily newspapers in Bangladesh's capital formed a human chain on Monday to protest a new digital security law they say will stifle freedom of speech and media freedom.
Oct 15 12:35PM AP

The Latest: UK prime minister congratulates Harry and Meghan
SYDNEY (AP) The Latest on Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, who are expecting a child in the spring (all times local):
Oct 15 9:46AM AP

India's opposition youth demand accused minister resign
NEW DELHI (AP) Dozens of members of the Indian National Congress party's youth wing have demanded the resignation of India's junior external affairs minister amid a spate of sexual harassment allegations made against him.
Oct 15 9:44AM AP

Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remoteness
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) It took rescuers two days to recover the battered bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world's best, who died in Nepal's worst mountaineering disaster in recent years, authorities said Monday.
Oct 15 8:57AM AP

Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said he felt "vindicated" after taking his oath as a lawmaker Monday, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge that critics said was politically motivated.
Oct 15 5:53AM AP