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Iran: Lifting US sanctions will help salvage nuclear deal

Aug. 29, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran's supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts its "economic terrorism" that has hurt ordinary Iranians. Zarif said the removal of U.S. sanctions — which he described as a form of...

Malaysia conducts autopsy to find cause of death of UK teen

Aug. 14, 2019 9:18 AM EDT

SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian doctors conducted a lengthy autopsy Wednesday to determine the cause of death of a 15-year-old London teen whose naked body was found nine days after she mysteriously disappeared from a nature resort. Nora Anne Quoirin's body was discovered Tuesday beside a small stream...

Hong Kong airport closure left travelers seeking answers

Aug. 13, 2019 4:53 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The reports started circulating around the gate area and were echoed on social media: Hong Kong International Airport, a major hub in Asia through which thousands of passengers pass each day, might close soon due to ongoing protests inside the terminal. Soon after, the confusion set in....

Malaysian police looking for missing 15-year-old London girl

Aug. 5, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police in Malaysia said Monday they are investigating the disappearance of a 15-year-old London girl, but there were no initial indications of foul play. The family of Nora Quoirin says her father discovered her missing from her bedroom Sunday morning at a resort hotel in a...