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Serdar Berdymukhamedov, the only son of Turkmenistan’s longtime president has become a senior lawmaker.
BEIJING - The Associated Press
More than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on unlicensed banking operations as Beijing tries to stem outflows of money from the country, the police ministry says.
HONG KONG - The Associated Press
Hong Kong Disneyland posted a wider annual loss on Monday as attendance by mainland Chinese tourists dropped amid a softer tourism market.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday.
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan in 2016 were the highest recorded by the United Nations, the world body said on Feb. 6, with nearly 11,500 non-combatants - one third of them children - killed or wounded
Some nine candidates will be on the ballot for a presidential poll in reclusive Turkmenistan on Feb. 12, but only one - incumbent president Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov - stands a chance of winning.
Myanmar’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims has likely killed hundreds of people, with children slaughtered and women raped in a campaign that may amount to ethnic cleansing, the United Nations said on Feb. 3
MANILA – The Associated Press
Philippine troops have resumed assaults against communist rebels, killing at least one guerrilla, after President Rodrigo Duterte scrapped peace talks with the insurgents, military officials said on Feb. 6.
TOKYO – Agence France-Presse
Radiation levels inside a stricken reactor at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant have hit a record high capable of shutting down robots, in the latest challenge to efforts aimed at dismantling the disaster-hit facility.
Tbilisi - Agence France-Presse
Georgia's Orthodox Church was rocked Monday after police announced the arrest of a priest over a suspected poisoning plot targeting a high-ranking Church figure.
ALMATY – Reuters
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will delegate some of his sweeping powers to the Central Asian nation’s parliament and cabinet, he said on Jan. 25, a move that could facilitate an eventual political transition.