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The Latest: Pope asks for reconciliation in Chinese churchPope Francis is urging Chinese Catholics to trust him and make concrete gestures of reconciliation following a landmark deal over bishop appointments aimed at ending decades of estrangement between the Vatican and Beijing that had split the church
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FILE - In this Sunday Oct 9, 2011 file photo, Cameroon President Paul Biya waves after casting his vote during the presidential elections in Yaounde, Cameroon. A bloody conflict between Cameroon's government and Anglophone separatists over language is now threatening next month's presidential election. The 85-year-old President Paul Biya, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, vows to hold the largely Francophone country together even as thousands flee violence in English-speaking regions. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
Cameroon lurches toward election amid separatist conflictCameroon lurches toward election amid separatist conflict; language sparked a bloody battle
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Pakistani businessman Mirza Imran Baig, right, speaks next to his compatriot outside the Pakistan's embassy in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Two Pakistani men are lobbying the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing for help reuniting with their wives, who they say are ethnic Uighurs unable to leave China in the latest example of how a sweeping crackdown has spilled across borders. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Pakistanis in China seek answers about detained Uighur wivesTwo Pakistani men are lobbying their embassy in Beijing for help in reuniting with their wives, who they say are ethnic Uighurs blocked from leaving China
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Trucks carrying parts of Takamikura throne enter a gate of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo upon arrival from the Kyoto Imperial Palace Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The special imperial throne for the coronation of Japan’s new emperor arrived in Tokyo from the ancient imperial palace in Kyoto more than a year ahead of time. The Takamikura throne will be used at a ceremony in October 2019 when Crown Prince Naruhito formally announces his succession. (Kyodo News via AP)
Elaborate throne for Japan's next emperor arrives in TokyoThe special imperial throne to be used for the coronation of Japan's new emperor has arrived in Tokyo from an ancient imperial palace in Kyoto more than a year ahead of time
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This combination of file photos show, from left to right; then Malaysia’s Prime Minister-elect Mahathir Mohamad, Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Pakistan politician Imran Khan. The three Muslim-majority South Asian countries have recently elected leaders who campaigned on promises to move away from China’s growing sphere of influence. The surprising elections of nonagenarian Mahathir Mohamad in Malaysia, cricketer Imran Khan in Pakistan and longtime opposition lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the Maldives could signal problems for the continued development of Beijing’s “Belt and Road” initiative to build ports, highways and other trade-related infrastructure. (AP Photo, File)
Asian victors may find anti-China campaign vows hard to keepThree Asian countries have elected leaders who promise to temper China's growing influence, but analysts say reducing Beijing's foothold won't be easy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Congo says Ebola efforts can resume after deadly attackCongo says Ebola containment efforts can resume after deadly attack caused suspension
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FILE- In this July 17, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress," at Capitol Hill in Washington. On Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Federal Reserve issues its latest policy statement and updates its interest-rate and economic projections before Powell holds a news conference. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, FIle)
Fed seems poised to raise rates for a 3rd time this yearFed's 3rd rate hike this year is expected despite rising risks from Trump's trade fights
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Correction: Pakistan-China storyCorrection: Pakistan-China story
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President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
With bated breath, UN awaits another first for TrumpMore world leaders step up to the podium at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday but the lion's share of attention will be down the hall where U.S. President Donald Trump will be chairing the Security Council
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Naked Kidnappers Thought It Was 'Great Tribulation'The carload of naked people arrested for kidnapping in a bizarre case in Canada last year apparently believed they were doing a good deed—saving their neighbors from demons. Two women and a man involved in the incident pleaded guilty to unlawful confinement last week and a woman also admitted...
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
In most global of settings, UN ponders populism's problemsU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres paints a grim picture of the state of the world as leaders open their annual meeting
The Associated Press7 hours ago
President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kabila Kabange addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
The Latest: Congo's president says elections 'irreversible'Congo's President Joseph Kabila is stressing that holding elections on Dec. 23 is "irreversible" and denouncing any interference in the electoral process from foreign governments
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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