• Files show new details of US support for Indonesia bloodbath

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s.

  • Philippine military pushes to defeat last Marawi fighters

    MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Gunfire rang out sporadically and explosions thudded as Philippine soldiers fought Tuesday to regain control of the last pocket of Marawi controlled by Islamic militants, with President Rodrigo Duterte declaring the southern city liberated from “terrorist influence.”

  • China’s Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress

    BEIJING (AP) — Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday.

  • Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

    COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to witnesses and a drone video shot by the U.N. office for refugees.

  • Asian stocks little-changed after Wall Street hits new highs

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were little-changed Tuesday after Wall Street’s major indexes rose to new highs as China prepared to open a key political meeting.

  • North Korea says ‘a nuclear war may break out any moment’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.”

  • Xi’s Communist Party reasserts itself to ordinary Chinese

    BEIJING (AP) — Officials from the Communist Youth League of China felt they had to act: Busy with their education and careers, young Chinese were struggling in the romance department, with tens of millions unable to find partners.

  • Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case Monday

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and endangering his comrades — charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life.

  • Goalkeeper dies after collision in Indonesian league game

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A goalkeeper has died after sustaining head and neck injuries in a collision during an Indonesian league soccer game on Sunday.

  • Rohingya refugee influx inspires Bangladeshi aid _ and worry

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and soldiers.