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Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

MALE, Maldives (AP) - A Maldives court ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Monday for alleged money...

Trump and China loom over a tumultuous year in Asia

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - To judge by the stream of extraordinary images on the Korean Peninsula, you might think 2018 marked the beginning...

Climate talks inch forward in Poland, islands threaten veto

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) - Bleary-eyed after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries on Friday discussed the first comprehensive draft agreement...

UN climate talks inch forward, appear headed for overtime

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) - Efforts to agree on the fine print of the Paris climate accord drew closer Thursday, three years after the landmark...

The Latest: Climate passport for victims of global warming?

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) - The Latest on the U.N. climate talks in Poland and other climate news (all times local):2:50 p.m.A prominent researcher is...

The Latest: Maldives makes climate envoys stand for planet

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) - The Latest on U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local):6:35 p.m.The environment minister of the Maldives is taking a...

Rivals China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - China and India are closely watching the constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, which has been a battleground in their...

A Maldives opposition leader returns from exile

MALE, Maldives (AP) - A Maldives opposition leader returned home Thursday after being exiled in Germany for months to escape a prison sentence on...

Maldives president-elect gains control of Parliament

MALE, Maldives (AP) - The president-elect of the Maldives scored another victory Wednesday by securing a majority in Parliament after the Elections Commission reinstated...

Asian victors may find anti-China campaign vows hard to keep

NEW DELHI (AP) - Three Muslim-majority Asian countries have elected leaders who campaigned on a promise to temper China's growing influence, but analysts say...