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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen reviews the honor guard as he arrives for a funeral ceremony of Princess Norodom Buppha Devi at a Buddhist pagoda in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Buppha Devi, eldest daughter of Cambodia's late King Norodom Sihanouk and a famed dancer, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at age 76. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Cambodian leader sings praises of US after letter from TrumpCambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sun signals he would welcome better relations with the United States after a conciliatory letter from President Donald Trump
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US working with Taiwan to combat China election interferenceThe top U.S. representative in Taiwan says Washington is working with Taipei to combat efforts by Beijing to influence upcoming elections on the island
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The Latest: Japan resumes export control talks with S. KoreaThe Latest: Japan says it will resume export control talks with South Korea after Seoul notified Tokyo that it will drop action against it at WTO
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Japan says it will resume export control talks with South Korea after Seoul says it will drop action against it at WTOJapan says it will resume export control talks with South Korea after Seoul says it will drop action against it at WTO
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A man walks near a banner demanding to keep to the General Security of Military Intelligence Agreement, or GSOMIA, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. South Korea says it has decided to continue a 2016 military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan it previously decided to terminate amid ongoing disputes over their wartime history and trade. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pactSouth Korea says it has decided to continue a 2016 military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan it previously decided to terminate amid ongoing disputes over their wartime history and trade
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South Korea says it will continue 2016 military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in major policy reversalSouth Korea says it will continue 2016 military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in major policy reversal
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China pressuring priest at center of agreement with VaticanA Chinese Catholic priest whose demotion was key to a now-stalled effort at reconciliation between China and the Vatican is now being pressured to join the official Communist Party-controlled church organization
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Pope Francis, left, and his cousin, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori visit the Supreme Buddhist Patriarch at Was Ratchabophit Sathit Maha Simaram Temple, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope’s cousin takes star turn in Thailand as papal whispererSister Ana Rosa Sivori has taken something of a star turn during her second cousin’s visit to Thailand
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Bougainville vote could help create world’s newest nationThe Pacific people of Bougainville will on Saturday begin voting in a historic referendum to decide if they want to become the world’s newest nation by gaining independence from Papua New Guinea
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In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Pro-government candidate with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, Cheung Ka Yan, a 26-year-old accountant, pose for photos with supporters during a campaign event in Hong Kong. Cheung says she jumped into the fray because many young people who support free elections for the city's leaders _ one of the protesters' key demands _ decry violence. b(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Hong Kong election a referendum on anti-government protestsA former policewoman is among the new faces running in Hong Kong elections that have become a referendum on public support for anti-government protests
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Chinese leader Xi Jinping says Beijing wants a trade deal with the U.S. but if need be will ‘fight back’Chinese leader Xi Jinping says Beijing wants a trade deal with the U.S. but if need be will ‘fight back’
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Rights group draws attention to heavy smog in PakistanAn international rights group says tens of thousands of people in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore are at risk of respiratory disease because of poor air quality related to thick smog hanging over the region
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Sri Lanka leader appoints Cabinet, brother will lead financeSri Lanka’s new president has appointed a 16-member interim Cabinet and allotted finance and other ministries to his brother, the new prime minister
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, a woman lights candles during a candlelight vigil for murdered British tourist Grace Millane at Cathedral Square in Christchurch, New Zealand. A New Zealand jury on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019,  was deliberating whether a British backpacker was murdered by a man she met on a dating app or was accidentally choked to death during sex. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
Man found guilty of murdering British tourist in New ZealandA New Zealand jury has found a man guilty of murder in the death of British backpacker Grace Millane
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, an employee browses her smartphone at a clothing store having a promotion sale at a shopping mall in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. China has raised its estimate of the size of its economy by 2.1% following a census, raising its gross domestic product for 2018 to 91.93 trillion yuan ($13.1 trillion), the National Bureau of Statistics said Frida, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China raises estimate of economy’s size following censusChina has revised upward its estimate of the size of its economy by 2.1% for 2018 following a national census
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