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China's Communist Party will signal its approach to the country's challenges at a meeting this week

Jul. 15, 2024 06:50 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party started a four-day meeting Monday that is expected to lay out a strategy for self-sufficient economic growth in an era of heightened national security concerns and restrictions on access to American technology. While the meeting...

Nepal’s new prime minister has taken the oath of office at a ceremony in Kathmandu

Jul. 15, 2024 04:19 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s newly appointed prime minister took the oath of office Monday at a ceremony in Kathmandu. Khadga Prasad Oli, the leader of Nepal’s largest communist party, was named prime minister on Sunday following the collapse of a previous coalition...

The leader of Nepal's largest communist party has been named the country's new prime minister

Jul. 14, 2024 10:52 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The leader of the Nepal’s largest communist party, Khadga Prasad Oli, was named the Himalayan nation’s new prime minister on Sunday following the collapse of a previous coalition government. A statement issued by the president’s office said Oli will...

The leader of Nepal's largest communist party, Khadga Prasad Oli, has been named the country's new prime minister

Jul. 14, 2024 08:22 AM EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The leader of Nepal's largest communist party, Khadga Prasad Oli, has been named the country's new prime minister.

Nepal's prime minister loses a confidence vote forcing him to step down

Jul. 12, 2024 11:40 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal’s prime minister lost a vote of confidence in parliament on Friday after the largest party in his governing coalition withdrew its support, forcing him to step down from office after 19 months in power. Pushpa Kamal Dahal failed to get the support...

Post-communist generation is hoping for a new era of democracy in Mongolia

Jul. 05, 2024 04:52 AM EDT

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Tsenguun Saruulsaikhan, a young and newly minted member of Mongolia's parliament, is unhappy with below-cost electricity rates that she says show her country has yet to fully shake off its socialist past. Most of Mongolia’s power plants date from the...

Key partner withdraws support from Nepal's government to join new coalition

Jul. 04, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's second largest party withdrew from the government Thursday to join its longtime rival in a new coalition, as pressure builds on the prime minister to resign. The Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist), which is the second largest party,...

Cambodia welcomes the Met's repatriation of centuries-old statues looted during past turmoil

Jul. 04, 2024 20:31 PM EDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The return to Cambodia this week of 14 sculptures that had been looted from the country during a period of war and unrest is like welcoming home the souls of ancestors, Cambodia’s culture minister said Thursday. The items repatriated from New York’s...

Albania's world-renowned novelist Ismail Kadare dies at 88

Jul. 01, 2024 20:34 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian novelist and poet Ismail Kadare, whose irreverent works from inside communist Albania earned him international renown and repression from the country's dictatorship, has died in Tirana, his publishing editor said Monday. He was 88. Kadare won a...

Philippine troops kill 10 communist rebels in a clash, in the latest blow to decades-long insurgency

Jun. 28, 2024 04:18 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops killed at least 10 suspected communist guerrillas in a clash in a remote northern area in the latest blow to a decades-old insurgency that has weakened considerably, with only about a thousand guerrillas remaining, military and security officials said...