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Report: South Korean prosecutors push to arrest ex-leader
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have decided to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President Park Geun-hye on corruption allegations....

South Korean media say prosecutors have decided to request an arrest warrant for ex-President Park Geun-hye
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean media say prosecutors have decided to request an arrest warrant for ex-President Park Geun-hye....

Australian residents begin evacuating ahead of cyclone
TOWNSVILLE, Australia (AP) -- Thousands of people began evacuating low-lying areas of Australia's tropical northeast on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on the coast....

46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea
NEW YORK (AP) -- Forty-six dogs were flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued at a farm where they were to be slaughtered for human consumption, animal advocates said Sunday....

China prevents academic from returning home to Australia
BEIJING (AP) -- An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security, his lawyer said Sunday....

2 militants killed in Bangladesh raid; death toll now 8
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Two suspected militants were killed Sunday in an ongoing military raid on a building where armed militants were holed up in eastern Bangladesh, police and army officials said. Six people, including two policemen, were killed in explosions near that building a day earlier....

4 dead, 23 wounded in grenade attack in southern Philippines
JOLO, Philippines (AP) -- At least four people were killed and 23 others wounded in a grenade attack in the southern Philippines that appears to be unrelated to terrorism, officials said Sunday....

Pakistan to build fence along disputed Afghan border
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan says it has started building a fence along the Afghan border in areas where it says militants have launched cross-border attacks, a move that could worsen tensions with Afghanistan, which has never accepted the colonial-era frontier....

No surprise: Beijing's pick Lam chosen as Hong Kong leader
HONG KONG (AP) -- A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites chose Hong Kong's next leader Sunday in the first vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the election system in 2014....

Dozens arrested in Kyrgyzstan protest over jailed dissident
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) -- Supporters of a jailed former lawmaker tried to break through a police cordon outside the national security agency's headquarters in Kyrgyzstan's capital, but police turned them back with flash grenades. Dozens were arrested....

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