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The Latest: Hong Kong protest winds down after clashes

HONG KONG (AP) - The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):


Indian authorities bar opposition from visiting Kashmir

NEW DELHI (AP) - India's government on Saturday barred several opposition leaders from visiting Indian-administered Kashmir to assess the situation created by a massive security crackdown in the region that started early this month.


The Latest: India's Modi bars opposition from Kashmir visit

NEW DELHI (AP) - The Latest on Kashmir (all times local):


Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.


Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A landslide triggered by a tropical storm stranded 18 people in Taiwan on Saturday as the storm headed for China's southeastern coast.


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Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66

NEW DELHI (AP) - Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first-term Cabinet, died in a New Delhi hospital on Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 66.


Gunmen on motorcycles attack police in NW Pakistan, 2 killed

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani police say gunmen on motorcycles attacked a security post overnight in the northwestern Daraban Kalan area, killing two employees at a nearby gas station.


N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after it vowed to remain America's biggest threat in protest of U.S.-led sanctions on the country.


UN envoy challenges Malaysia's claim to near zero poverty

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - A U.N. special rapporteur challenged Malaysia's claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying an estimated one in six people in the Southeast Asian country are still considered poor.


Chinese police say Simon Cheng, detained staffer at UK consulate in Hong Kong, has been released

HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese police say Simon Cheng, detained staffer at UK consulate in Hong Kong, has been released .


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US stocks tumble as US-China trade war rattles investors

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors. The broad sell-off sent the S&P 500 to its fourth straight weekly loss.


Indonesian rescuers search for 34 missing after ferry fire

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Rescuers were searching for more than 30 people believed missing after a ferry caught fire off the coast of Indonesia's main island of Java, killing at least three people.


Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy

HONG KONG (AP) - Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement lined the streets and part of the city's harbor front Friday, inspired by a human chain in a historic Baltic states protest against Soviet control 30 years ago.


UN expert: No peace in Myanmar if no military prosecutions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - There will be no long-term peace in Myanamar and no return of Rohingya refugees unless there is accountability for the "brutality" of the Asian country's military forces, a member of the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar said Friday.


South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast.


Chinese embassy says the US is trying to suppress Huawei

TORONTO (AP) - China's embassy in Canada said Friday the U.S. is trying to suppress a Chinese tech giant with unwarranted charges in what it calls "typical bullying behavior."


Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs.


Sri Lanka attacks boost feared ex-official's bid for power

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - He is a feared former defense official accused of condoning rape, torture and shadowy disappearances of critics, but to many Sri Lankans, the opposition's presidential candidate is the best choice to protect the South Asian island nation after attacks that killed over 250 people this year.


Indian government announces steps to boost economy

NEW DELHI (AP) - India's government on Friday rolled back a surcharge on foreign portfolio investment and announced steps to lower interest rates on home and auto loans to boost the country's faltering economy.


Security in Kashmir tightened following call for march

SRINAGAR, India (AP) - Authorities intensified patrols Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir's main city after posters appeared calling for a public march to a United Nations office to protest New Delhi's tightened grip on the disputed region.


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Corruption trial for Sudan's ex-president adjourns

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Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens

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India's Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown

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Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination

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The Latest: A leaders' lunch for Trump, Macron in Biarritz

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