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Sri Lankan sex ring in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper....

AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The key findings on AP's investigation into the U.N.'s sexual abuse and exploitation controversy:...

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) -- One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's military chief said Friday....

Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers....

UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation
MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers....

Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?
LONDON (AP) -- He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer - and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others....

Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced
BEIJING (AP) -- One of the Chinese government's most vocal critics is finally falling silent....

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Friday....

Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
BRUSSELS (AP) -- President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media - but the man he shoved aside took it in stride....

1 step forward, 2 steps back for LGBT rights in Asia
A first-ever ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Asia. A public caning in Indonesia. A soldier convicted in South Korea....

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