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A woman walks past a display showing symbols for world currencies on the exterior of a bank in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 17, 2018 - 11:27 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — China's cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines, the country's foreign exchange regulator said Thursday. The supply and demand of foreign exchange "have shifted to a basic equilibrium" thanks...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, photo, pictures of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are seen on a sign during a rally for a peaceful Winter Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea plans to send a spotlight-stealing delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in the South Korean county of Pyeongchang. The letters read "Peace bobsleigh." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 17, 2018 - 10:30 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on talks between North and South Korea (all times local): 1:20 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea is responsible for the suffering of its people due to economic sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons. He is also voicing skepticism...
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January 17, 2018 - 8:53 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Seismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean that a major eruption was imminent, a volcanologist said on Thursday. Thousands of people have been evacuated from islands surrounding Kadovar Island off the South Pacific nation's north coast since a volcano...
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January 17, 2018 - 6:43 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists and divers on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world's longest continuous flooded cave. Divers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project said the discovery has revealed...
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FILE- In this Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 file photo, Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov speaks during a media conference after talks with his Serbian counterpart Tomislav Nikolic, in Belgrade, Serbia. Macedonia’s president on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 vetoed a law making Albanian the country’s second official language, describing the legislation as unnecessary and unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
January 17, 2018 - 5:10 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president on Wednesday vetoed a law making Albanian the country's second official language, describing the legislation as unnecessary and unconstitutional. Macedonian lawmakers approved the bill last week in a parliamentary vote boycotted by the main opposition...
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ALTERNATIVE CROP TO ALT114 - A child reaches out to embrace Pope Francis in the offertory of a Mass at the Maquehue Air Base, in Temuco, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Francis is paying homage to Chileans who were tortured or killed at the air base. Francis said the area is "the site of grave violations of human rights," and that the Mass was being offered for all those who have suffered or died. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 17, 2018 - 4:55 pm
TEMUCO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis took the Chilean state and the country's largest indigenous group to task Wednesday over their failure to forge a truly unified nation, saying the government must do more than just negotiate "elegant" agreements and radical Mapuche factions must stop violence...
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January 17, 2018 - 3:59 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen ambushed two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday. The foreigners were heading south from Kafanchan in Kaduna state to the capital, Abuja, on...
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Women march to protest a plan in Poland's parliament to tighten the country's already restrictive abortion laws, in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Similar protests were also held in other Polish cities. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 17, 2018 - 12:27 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish abortion rights proponents, most of them women, are marching in Warsaw and elsewhere in Poland to express their opposition to a proposal in parliament to further tighten the country's already restrictive abortion law. Hundreds took part in a march in Warsaw on Wednesday...
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January 17, 2018 - 12:19 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Jewish community says raids against suspected Iranian agents show Berlin needs to take a tougher line toward Tehran. German authorities have searched premises linked to 10 people suspected of conducting espionage activity on behalf of Iranian intelligence. Prosecutors,...
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January 17, 2018 - 12:19 pm
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A double suicide bombing at a market in Nigeria's northern city of Maiduguri killed at least 12 people and wounded 48 others on Wednesday, residents and an emergency official said. Ibrahim Usman, a trader in Muna Garage market, said the first bomber attacked inside the...
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