• Asian economies grateful for reprieve on Iran oil imports

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japan, South Korea and other major oil importers welcomed Tuesday the decision by the Trump administration to let them continue to import Iranian crude oil and other petroleum products despite the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran.

  • UN documents civilian casualties during recent election

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A United Nations report released Tuesday found that 56 civilians were killed and 379 others wounded in attacks during Afghanistan’s recent parliamentary election.

  • Migrant caravan plans to push on toward Mexico’s capital

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of exhausted migrants from the Central American caravan trudged along highways Monday toward Mexico City, where officials prepared a sports stadium to accommodate them as they try to reach the U.S. border still hundreds of miles away.

  • Turkey: Saudi investigators worked to remove evidence

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Members of a team from Saudi Arabia sent to help Turkish authorities investigate the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi worked instead to remove evidence of the slaying, a senior Turkish official said Monday.

  • China’s Xi promises market opening as import fair begins

    SHANGHAI (AP) — President Xi Jinping promised Monday to open China’s growing consumer market wider at an import fair meant to help defuse complaints Beijing abuses the global trading system. But he offered no response to U.S. and European complaints about technology policy and investment curbs.

  • Grief, anger overflow as families confront a silent Lion Air

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Distraught and angry relatives of those killed when a Lion Air jet crashed last week have confronted the airline’s co-founder during a meeting Monday arranged by Indonesian officials.