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New Silk Road? 1st China-London freight train arrives

LONDON — The first direct freight train service from China to Britain arrived in London Wednesday, another leg in Beijing's plans for closer trade...
Thousands demand lifting ban on bull-taming sport in India

NEW DELHI — Thousands of people were camping on a beach in southern India on Wednesday demanding a ban be lifted on the traditional...
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KABUL, Afghanistan — The government says an expert bomb maker for the insurgent Taliban inadvertently killed himself and his four sons in northern Afghanistan,...
Miss USA hopes Trump can unify Americans after divisive vote

MANILA, Philippines — The U.S. candidate in the Miss Universe pageant said Wednesday she did not vote for Donald Trump but she hopes the...
Hong Kong actor Andy Lau injured while working in Thailand

HONG KONG — Hong Kong actor Andy Lau has been injured while working in Thailand. ...
Boris Johnson says Britain wants free trade deal with India

NEW DELHI — Visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday that his country would like to forge a free trade agreement with India...
Malaysia says OIC will push Myanmar to halt Rohingya crisis

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's foreign minister said Wednesday that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation is expected to call for a halt to violence...
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BEIJING — China on Wednesday called on the U.S. to bar a Taiwanese delegation from attending Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, underscoring concerns that...
Turkey rounds up 27 with links to suspected nightclub gunman

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish police rounded up 27 people linked to the suspected gunman in Istanbul's New Year's Eve nightclub attack and the justice...
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BANGKOK — Thai police said Wednesday they have arrested a Czech man wanted in his country for allegedly having unprotected sex with several people,...

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