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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2011, file photo, is the Boeing Company logo on the property in El Segundo, Calif. China's government said Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, it will impose sanctions on U.S. military contractors including Boeing Co.'s defense unit and Lockheed Martin Corp. for supplying weapons to rival Taiwan, stepping up a feud with Washington over security and Beijing's strategic ambitions.(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
Spokesman: China to sanction US arms suppliers to TaiwanChina's government says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies including Boeing and Lockheed Martin for supplying weapons to rival Taiwan
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Australian judge orders policeman to stand trial for murderAn Australian judge has ordered a police officer to stand trial for the murder of an Indigenous man who was shot three times in an Outback township last year
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A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus browses her smartphone in front of a 5G network advertisement at the Huawei retail shop in Beijing on Oct. 11, 2020. Chinese leaders are meeting to formulate an economic blueprint for the next five years that is expected to emphasize development of semiconductors and other technology amid a feud with Washington that is cutting off access to U.S. components for China's fledgling tech industries. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Chinese leaders focus on tech as they make 5-year planChinese leaders are meeting to formulate an economic blueprint for the next five years that is expected to emphasize development of semiconductors and other technology at a time when Washington is cutting off access to U.S. technology
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Japan's Emperor Naruhito, right, wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus arrives to read a statement to formally open an extraordinary Diet session at the upper house of parliament in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Post-Abe agenda: Suga says Japan to go carbon-free by 2050 Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has declared Japan will achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050 in his first policy speech after taking over from Shinzo Abe
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Japanese lawmakers wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus attend an extraordinary Diet session at the upper house of parliament in Tokyo, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Asia Today: Melbourne to largely emerge from virus lockdownAustralia’s former coronavirus hot spot Melbourne will largely emerge from a lockdown after the nation’s second-largest city on Monday recorded its first day without a new coronavirus case in more than four months
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Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison Australia is seeking information from Iran on reports that a British Australian academic who was convicted of espionage has been moved to a mystery location
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Motorists drive in front of the prime minister's office building in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Friday he was concerned about reports that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassi may invoke emergency laws to suspend Parliament and stymie bids to oust his government. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysian PM faces calls to resign after emergency rebuffedMalaysia’s prime minister is facing calls to resign after the king rebuffed his proposal for a coronavirus emergency that critics saw as an undemocratic attempt to hold onto power
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Pro-democracy activists wave their mobile phone with flashing lights during a protest rally at Ratchaprasong business district in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand gathered again on Sunday in Bangkok, seeking to keep up pressure on the government a day ahead of a special session of Parliament called to try to ease political tensions. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Thai Parliament meets to debate political protest tensions Thailand’s Parliament has begun a special session that was called to address tensions as pro-democracy protests draw students and other demonstrators into the streets almost daily demanding the prime minister’s resignation
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Residents evacuate to safer grounds in Pola town on the island of Mindoro, central Philippines, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. A fast-moving typhoon forced thousands of villagers to flee to safety in provinces south of the Philippine capital Monday, flooding rural villages and ripping off roofs, officials said. (AP Photo/Erik De Castro)
Philippines: Typhoon leaves 13 missing, displaces thousandsA fast-moving typhoon is blowing away from the Philippines after leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands of villagers to flee to safety and flooding rural villages
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Australian Foreign Minister Marine Payne speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Australia on Monday condemned Qatar authorities’ treatment of women passengers, including 13 Australians, on a flight to Sydney who were subjected to internal examinations after a newborn baby was found abandoned at a Doha airport. (Lukas Coch/AAP Image via AP)
Australia protests Qatar airport's exams of women passengersAustralia has condemned Qatar authorities’ treatment of female passengers on a flight to Sydney who were subjected to internal examinations after a newborn baby was found abandoned at a Doha airport
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Blast kills 3 in Pakistan city hosting opposition rallyPakistani police say an explosive device has killed at least three people in the capital of southwestern Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province
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Armed police wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus stands outside National Palace in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Malay rulers hold a special meeting on Sunday to discuss the government's plan to declare an emergency to tackle the worsening COVID-19 situation. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysia's king rejects PM's proposal to declare emergencyMalaysia’s king has rejected a proposal by embattled Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to declare a state of emergency to fight a new outbreak of the coronavirus
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Hundreds march in Taiwan to support 12 arrested Hong KongersHundreds marched in demonstration in Taiwan’s capital city Sunday to demand the release of 12 Hong Kong protesters that have been arrested by mainland Chinese authorities
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Pro-democracy activists wave their mobile phone with flashing lights during a protest rally at Ratchaprasong business district in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand gathered again on Sunday in Bangkok, seeking to keep up pressure on the government a day ahead of a special session of Parliament called to try to ease political tensions. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Thai protesters rally ahead of parliamentary debateThousands of pro-democracy protesters have gathered in Thailand’s capital again, seeking to keep up pressure on the government a day ahead of a special session of Parliament called to try to ease political tensions
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Afghan men bury a victim of Saturday suicide attack that targeted education center, in Kabul Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Afghan authorities have raised the death toll from Saturday's suicide bombing on an education center in Kabul to two dozen killed mostly schoolchildren, as hundreds of people gathered for funerals or awaited word of loved ones outside hospitals and morgues. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)
Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBIAfghanistan is claiming it has killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country’s east
The Associated Press1 day ago
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