BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian prosecutors sought eight-year prison sentences Tuesday for a British man and an Australian woman accused o... Full Story
Thai leader says impact of coal plant to be studied again
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister said Tuesday the government will ensure that environmental and health impact studies for a coal power plant approved by its energy policy planning committee will be reconsidered, but made clear he expects the project to proceed.
Prosecutors seek 8-year terms for tourists in Bali death
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian prosecutors sought eight-year prison sentences Tuesday for a British man and an Australian woman accused of killing a police officer on the tourist island of Bali.
Global stocks turn higher on strong economic indicators
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets mostly turned higher on Tuesday after surveys pointed to robust economic growth in Europe and Japan, regions that have stagnated in recent years.
Family believes Vietnamese suspect in Kim's death was duped
NGHIA BINH, Vietnam (AP) — The family of a Vietnamese woman identified as a suspect in the death of the half brother of North Korea's ruler confirmed Tuesday that she is their relative, but said they believe she didn't knowingly participate in the killing.
Pinpointing cause of death for NK's Kim Jong Nam may be hard
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Determining whether poison killed the half brother of North Korea's leader in a busy airport is proving difficult for Malaysian officials, who said Tuesday that autopsy results are so far inconclusive.
Chinese premier appeals to Washington to avoid 'trade war'
BEIJING (AP) — China's No. 2 leader expressed hope Tuesday that disputes with U.S. President Donald Trump's government can be settled amicably and warned a "trade war would benefit nobody."
Suicide bombers kill 6 outside court in northwest Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A group of suicide bombers with grenades and assault rifles struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing six people in an attack claimed by a Taliban splinter group.
Money-losing Toshiba selling medical leasing unit to Canon
TOKYO (AP) — Embattled Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. is selling its stake in a medical equipment leasing company to Canon Inc. for 31.4 billion yen ($277 million).
HSBC warns of risks to world economic growth as profit dives
HONG KONG (AP) — London-based bank HSBC reported Tuesday that its annual profit slumped following a year it said would be remembered for "unexpected economic and political events" and warned of risks in 2017 to the global economy's continuing recovery.
Floods inundate thousands of homes in Indonesian capital
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Torrential rains in the Indonesian capital have overwhelmed drains and flooded roads and thousands of homes.
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