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Russia: 6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefight

Russian authorities say six suspected militants and six soldiers were killed during a firefight in the volatile North Caucasus region

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Photo gallery: New Hong Kong leader, as anointed by Beijing
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Photo gallery: New Hong Kong leader, as anointed by Beijing

On Sunday, a select group of tycoons, business leaders, politicians and trade and industry group representatives will gather to vote for the next leader of Hong Kong

Asian markets mixed as US health bill delay raises doubts
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Asian markets mixed as US health bill delay raises doubts

Asian stock markets are mixed after a U.S. vote on a health care bill was delayed, raising doubts among investors about whether President Donald Trump can push through his business friendly agenda

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A round-trip flight just for the view _ the Southern Lights

They took an eight-hour flight just to look out the airplane's window, but it was an extraordinary view

AP Explains: Hong Kong's unusual system to pick its leader
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AP Explains: Hong Kong's unusual system to pick its leader

Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites cast their ballots in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests

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Sydney teenager pleads guilty to plotting terrorist attack

A Sydney teenager has pleaded guilty to plotting a terrorist attack on an Australian Veteran's Day ceremony last year

Sunken S.Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel
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Sunken S.Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel

South Korean efforts to transport a corroding, 6,800-ton ferry back to land cleared an obstacle on Friday after divers cut off a vehicle ramp that had been dangling from the sunken ship and hindering efforts to raise it

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UN report: Sanctions disrupt humanitarian aid to North Korea

International sanctions on North Korea are taking a toll on humanitarian aid activities, according to a U.N.-led report

Asian markets mixed as US health bill delay raises doubts
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Asian markets mixed as US health bill delay raises doubts

Asian shares mixed after U.S. vote on a health care bill delayed, raising doubts over Trump's business friendly agenda

The Latest: Crews set to load ferry onto transport ship
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The Latest: Crews set to load ferry onto transport ship

South Korean salvage crews have raised a sunken, 6,800-ton ferry high enough out of the water so they can load it onto a transport vessel that will carry it to a port