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Kyrgyzstan votes on constitutional changes amid instability
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) -- Voters in Kyrgyzstan are casting ballots in a constitutional referendum that includes amendments that boost the power of prime minister - something opposition groups have criticized in the ex-Soviet Central Asian nation....

Sri Lanka troops fire warning shots at dock workers' protest
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lankan naval troops fired warning shots to break up a protest by striking dock workers who have held up a Japanese vessel for four days at the island's southern international port....

Gunmen kill counterterrorism police officer in Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani police say gunmen have shot and killed a counterterrorism police officer and wounded his young son in the northwestern city of Peshawar....

Indonesian police detonate bomb in neighborhood, arrest 4
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesian police said they safely detonated a bomb in a neighborhood on the outskirts of the capital on Saturday after arresting suspected Islamic militants who were planning to attack the presidential palace....

South Korean leader's fall offers fodder for Pyongyang
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea, after following the travails of South Korean President Park Geun-hye with unconcealed joy, got off to a slow start Saturday in reacting to her actual impeachment....

After weeks of protests, crowds celebrate Park's impeachment
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The previous time South Korea's parliament voted to impeach a president, ruling party lawmakers bawled and hurled ballot boxes, a man set himself on fire in front of the National Assembly, and thousands glumly held candlelight vigils night after night to save late liberal President Roh Moo-hyun....

China says opposed to unilateral sanctions on North Korea
BEIJING (AP) -- China remains opposed to unilateral sanctions against North Korea taken without the approval of the U.N. Security Council, the country's chief negotiator on the North's nuclear program was quoted Saturday as saying....

2 runners die after collapsing in China half-marathon
BEIJING (AP) -- Two runners died after collapsing during a half-marathon in southern China on Saturday, event organizers said....

Who's next? A look at South Korean presidential contenders
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Fresh off impeachment, South Korean President Park Geun-hye's days in office may be numbered....

World Vision says hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid organization said....