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AP Top International News at 1:43 a.m. EDT

Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests....

South Korea: No plan to fix US trade deal or pay for THAAD
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea says it has no plan to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with the U.S. or pay for the U.S. missile defense system....

Analysis: Finally, crystal-clear clarity in French election
PARIS (AP) -- When France's presidential election turned into a political boxing match this week at the gates of an appliance factory threatened with closure, the far-right populist Marine Le Pen showed that she wields a mean right hook. Her centrist rival, Emmanuel Macron, a political neophyte contesting his first election, demonstrated that he can take a solid punch to the chin....

Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government....

Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutions
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Afghanistan's Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces....

Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Just less than a year in power, he faces a mass murder complaint before the International Criminal Court and an impeachment bid at home as bodies continue to pile up in his war on illegal drugs....

Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods
TANAH LOT, Indonesia (AP) -- Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked by sheer cliffs, it's among Bali's most photographed sites, particularly for the mesmerizing sunsets that transform the waters into a shimmering orange vista....

As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers
As President Donald Trump marks 100 days in office, he is vowing to keep his campaign promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico....

Top official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The son of Venezuela's top human rights official is urging his father to prevent further bloodshed tied to anti-government street clashes as officials defy international criticism by withdrawing from the Organization of American States....

Pakistani Taliban say detained militant used for propaganda
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The Pakistani Taliban say the country's top intelligence service is using a captured senior militant to spread propaganda that the militant group is beholden to spy agencies in India and Afghanistan....

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