Buddhists protest to urge Myanmar not to repatriate Rohingya
SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) -- Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists protested Sunday to urge Myanmar's government not to repatriate the nearly 600,000 minority Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh since late August to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state....
The Latest: Business community welcomes Abe's victory
TOKYO (AP) -- The Latest on Japan's parliamentary election (all times local):...
Japanese PM Abe appears headed to impressive election win
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's ruling coalition appeared headed to an impressive win in national elections on Sunday, in what would represent at least a partial comeback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
Indonesia seeks answers from US as top general denied entry
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia's government is seeking clarification from the U.S. after the Indonesian military chief was denied entry to the country, an official said Sunday....
Exit polls project victory for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition in lower house election
TOKYO (AP) -- Exit polls project victory for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition in lower house election....
Filipino troops battling final 30 IS-linked gunmen in Marawi
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine troops on Sunday were battling a final group of about 30 pro-Islamic State group militants who were surrounded in one building with all their hostages gone as a nearly five-month siege neared its end in southern Marawi city, a military official said....
Paramilitary force kills 8 'terrorists' in Pakistan
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistan's paramilitary force says it has killed eight alleged "terrorists" in an overnight shootout in Karachi....
Bomb kills former Afghan warlord, bodyguard
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says a bomb has killed a former warlord and his bodyguard, and wounded eight other people....
King's legacy still felt strongly as Thailand bids goodbye
HUAY HOM, Thailand (AP) -- Half a century has passed and the king is dead, but the villagers of Huay Hom still haven't forgotten the day Bhumibol Adulyadej descended by helicopter into their remote, impoverished mountain valley in northern Thailand and changed their lives forever....
Japan election: How deep is support for Prime Minister Abe?
TOKYO (AP) -- An expected victory for Japan's ruling coalition in national elections Sunday may overstate public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Liberal-Democratic Party....
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