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World stocks fall, haunted by concerns over US-China tariffs

Jul 2, 2018

Global stock markets are down as weak Asian economic surveys ratchet up worries over the potential impact of tariffs due to be imposed by China and the U.S. in a festering trade dispute

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Amnesty: Indonesian forces behind unlawful killings in Papua

Jul 2, 2018

Amnesty International has identified 95 unlawful killings by security forces in Indonesia's easternmost Papua region since 2008, included targeted killings, and says there is a near-total absence of justice for the mainly indigenous victims

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Malaysia expands Cabinet, appoints youngest-ever minister

Jul 2, 2018

Another 13 Malaysian lawmakers have been appointed to Malaysia's cabinet, including a 25-year-old touted as the country's youngest minister, and a science minister who will focus on green technology and climate change

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Asian stocks fall on weak data ahead of US-China tariffs

Jul 2, 2018

Asian markets decline on weak China factory data as higher China-US tariffs loom

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AP Interview: Malaysia to sell bling seized in ex-PM's probe

Jun 29, 2018

Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng tells AP his government will sell much of a huge stash of jewelry and luxury goods including diamond necklaces, tiaras and designer handbags seized in a money-laundering probe of former leader Najib Razak

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Stocks mixed as investors keep eyes on US-China tensions

Jun 28, 2018

Global stocks mixed as investors let the latest assurances from the U.S. and China on trade simmer

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Malaysia ex-PM says seized items gifts, value inflated

Jun 28, 2018

Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak says a huge haul of jewelry and valuables seized by police from properties linked to him in a money-laundering probe were mostly gifts given over decades, and that the police valuation was likely grossly inflated.

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Indonesia police say 2 dead, 2 missing in Papua attacks

Jun 28, 2018

Indonesian police say two people were killed and two are missing after gunmen attacked police and civilians in a mountainous region of easternmost Papua province

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Prosecutor: Suspects in N. Korean death are trained killers

Jun 28, 2018

Prosecutors say two Southeast Asian women on trial for killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader are trained assassins

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Asian stocks mixed over befuddling US trade stance

Jun 28, 2018

Asian markets were mixed, as White House statements on trade left investors divided on whether the administration was interested in soothing tensions with China

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