KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ah... Full Story
China lists 14 generals snared in anti-corruption campaign
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese military prosecutors have released a list of 14 generals convicted of graft or placed under investigation in an accelerating nationwide anti-corruption drive.
Journalist jailed for online post freed from Myanmar prison
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A photojournalist who was arrested for mocking Myanmar's leaders on Facebook has been freed.
Roadside bombs kill 8 civilians in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says two roadside bombings have killed at least eight civilians, including women and children, in the country's east.
Afghan army takes on Taliban in first solo offensive
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting season and prove it can rout the insurgents without the aid of U.S. and NATO combat troops.
Bangladesh arrests suspect in killing of American blogger
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi security officials arrested a suspect Monday in the killing of an American writer who was a prominent critic of extremist Islam and was hacked to death last week as he walked with his wife in Dhaka, a government spokesman said.
Myanmar prevents student protesters from marching to Yangon
LETPADAN, Myanmar (AP) — Truckloads of police on Monday prevented hundreds of students from continuing their march to Myanmar's biggest city to protest a new law that they say curbs academic freedom.
World stock markets mostly higher following China rate cut
TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets were mostly higher Monday as a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted sentiment following a lower estimate of U.S. economic growth last quarter.
Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China
BEIJING (AP) — Prince William presented China's president with an invitation from the queen for him to visit Britain this year, as the prince on Monday began the first official trip to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation.
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia
In glimpses of daily life around Asia last week, a woman gazed out a broken train window at one of New Delhi's busy railway stations, and Sri Lankan fishermen hauled in their catch.
Chinese shoppers latest target of Hong Kong protest anger
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested nearly three dozen people Sunday after scuffles broke out in the latest protest against the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers.
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