TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and U.S. negotiators have not managed to reach a basic agreement on a free trade pact that might have served as a centerpiece for President Barack Obama’s visit to Tokyo this week. Japan’s economy minister Akira Amari told reporters Tuesday that the two sides remained “at
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities say they are meeting with Sherpa mountain guides in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest. Sherpas have threatened to boycott the climbing season after an avalanche ripped through the mountain Friday, killing at least 13 Sherpa guides.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say suspected rebels have killed three men in Indian Kashmir ahead of voting in general elections this week. A police officer, speaking on customary condition of anonymity, says militants stormed the home of a village headman in Batgund village late Monday, killing him and his
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The mayor of the Philippine capital says he is flying to Hong Kong to apologize to the family of eight Hong Kong tourists who died in a 2010 bus hostage tragedy in Manila and to offer them compensation.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say their earlier conclusion that the sunken ferry had made a sharp turn shortly before the disaster was incorrect, and that the vessel changed course much more gradually.
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