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N. Korean defectors sold as brides in China want kids back
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- After fleeing North Korea to avoid extreme poverty and oppression, the young woman allowed a stranger to arrange a marriage for her with a rural Chinese farmer because she had nowhere to go. An even more painful decision came later....

Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
WONSAN, North Korea (AP) -- Now here's something you don't see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching - fireworks....

India's prime minister says Pakistan a haven for terrorism
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's prime minister said Saturday that he would work to isolate Pakistan internationally, accusing his country's archrival of trying to destabilize Asia by exporting terrorism....

Pakistan fighter jet crashes during training flight
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's air force says a fighter jet has crashed during a routine training exercise and that the aircraft's pilot died following the crash....

Indonesia declares candidacy for UN Security Council
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia announced Friday its candidacy for membership on the U.N. Security Council, saying its commitment and contribution to the world's body make it a true partner for world peace....

Clarification: China-North Korea-Trade Investigation story
BEIJING (AP) -- In a story Sept. 21 about China's investigation of a company accused of North Korea trade violations, The Associated Press reported that researchers at a South Korean think tank said in a report that the company supplied materials used in processing nuclear bomb fuel. The story should have noted that the report was also produced by C4ADS, a non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C....

North Korea vows in UN speech to strengthen nuclear forces
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- North Korea's foreign minister condemned the United States on Friday for flying supersonic bombers over South Korea earlier this week and vowed his country will strengthen its nuclear capabilities in defiance of multiple U.N. Security Council resolutions....

Almost diplomacy: US ex-officials, NKoreans quietly meet
Officially, the United States and North Korea barely speak to each other, their communications often limited to public exchanges of insults....

India trying diplomacy in dealing with rival Pakistan
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has long been known for his hard-line stance on Pakistan. It was a major part of the campaign that swept him to power....

Indian soldiers fire at Kashmir protesters, 1 killed
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Police say one person was killed and dozens of others wounded when Indian government forces fired live ammunition and shotgun pellets to stop protests against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir....