Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul&rsqu...

Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei advances to third round of singles at Western & Southern Open

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwanese tennis ace Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) cruised into the third round of the women's singles and the quarterfinals of the women's doubles Wednesday at the 2019 Western & Sou...

Hong Kong airport protest shutdown tarnishes business image

Mass flight cancellations at Hong Kong’s airport disrupted one of the world’s busiest air-transport hubs on Monday, causing chaos for tourists and business travelers and playing havoc with...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Monday, August 5, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pre...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Sunday, August 4, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pre...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Saturday, August 3, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Friday, August 2, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pre...

Saudi changes allow women to travel without male consent

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has issued new laws that grant women greater freedoms by allowing any citizen to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing and cont...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Thursday, August 1, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

UK court to hear Dubai royal custody dispute on Nov. 11

LONDON (AP) — The dispute between Dubai's ruler and his estranged wife is set to be heard before a British court in November. A full hearing of the case regarding the welfare of the ...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

The Latest: UAE officials visit Iran for rare talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Officials from the United Arab Emirates and Iran have met...

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Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the pre...

Dubai ruler, princess in London court over welfare of kids

LONDON (AP) — A dispute between the ruler of Dubai and his estranged wife will play out over the next two days in a London courtroom amid reports the princess has fled the Gulf emirate. ...

Yemen's government blames rebels for deadly market strike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's internationally-recognized government says the Houthi rebels were behind a strike on a market that killed at least 14 civilians, including children, and woun...