Naga tribal rebel leader in northeast India dies at age 87
GAUHATI, India (AP) -- Isak Chishi Swu, a militant leader of the Naga tribal insurgency, died Tuesday without being able to see his people reach a long-negotiated peace accord with the Indian government. He was 87....
Image of Asia: A splash of monsoon rain in Mumbai
In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, a schoolgirl reacts to rainwater being splashed on her in a flooded street in Mumbai, India. Monsoon rains have picked up pace in the city after a slow start, bringing welcome relief after a long drought. The monsoon season runs from June to September and the next few weeks are forecast to be normal or wetter-than-normal in much of India....
World stock markets stabilize as 'Brexit' anxiety eases
HONG KONG (AP) -- World stock markets rose on Tuesday after days of stomach-churning losses as investors started shaking off the jitters from Britain's vote to quit the European Union and its messy aftermath....
Wreckage of lost Thai air force helicopter found with 3 dead
BANGKOK (AP) -- Searchers in Thailand have found the wreckage of an air force helicopter missing since Saturday and the bodies of the three crewmen who were on board....
Singapore website founder jailed for anti-foreign content
SINGAPORE (AP) -- A court in Singapore on Tuesday sentenced the founder of a website that published anti-foreign content to eight months in jail after he pleaded guilty to sedition....
Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians elections
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) -- Mongolians vote in parliamentary elections Wednesday with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation's crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment....
South Korea cuts outlook, plans stimulus package
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's government lowered growth outlook for Asia's fourth-largest economy and planned a supplementary budget for a second year in a row as the global economy faces heightened uncertainty....
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
TOKYO (AP) -- An American sailor has tapped a cloud-based technology for mobile phones to make it easier to have volunteers take turns driving drunk friends home, an initiative that has curtailed drunken driving among the Navy ranks....
The Latest: Oakland council bans coal shipments
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Latest on a plan to ship coal through Oakland (all times local):...
Malaysian woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A Malaysian woman has died after the airbag in her Honda City vehicle ruptured in a minor collision, a safety official said Monday....
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