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Map locates Wagah border crossing between Pakistan and India, where Pakistan will hand over captured Indian pilot; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
March 01, 2019 - 5:14 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 3:10 p.m. China welcomes Pakistan's decision to "express kindness" and hand over a captured Indian pilot after four straight days of cross-border attacks in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. Chinese Foreign...
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Exterior view of the Mainau barracks, headquarters of the riot police, in Wuerzburg, Germany, Friday, March 1, 2019. German authorities say a police cadet has been killed in the southern city of Wuerzburg after being apparently accidentally shot by a fellow trainee. (Nicolas Armer/dpa via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 5:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a police cadet has been killed in the southern city of Wuerzburg after being apparently accidentally shot by a fellow trainee. Police inspector Michael Zimmer told the dpa news agency Friday that the shooting occurred Thursday night when the two trainees were...
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Map locates Wagah border crossing between Pakistan and India, where Pakistan will hand over captured Indian pilot; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
March 01, 2019 - 5:03 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 3 p.m. Pakistan's civil aviation authority has partially re-opened the country's airspace, allowing travel to four major cities, another sign that tensions with archrival India are de-escalating. The agency issued...
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A visitor stands in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, March 1, 2019. Asian stocks were mostly higher on Friday after a report suggested that the leaders of China and the U.S. could be endorsing a trade deal in weeks. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
March 01, 2019 - 4:33 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were lifted Friday by suggestions that the U.S. could endorse a trade deal with China in the coming weeks, after the country's nuclear talks with North Korea ended abruptly with no agreement. According to Bloomberg, U.S. officials are preparing a final trade deal...
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, center, and Vietnam's President Nguyen Phu Trong attend a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace, Friday, March 1, 2019, in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Kham/Pool Photo via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 4:17 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A day after his stunning summit breakdown with Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled broadly as he strode down a red carpet with Vietnam's president Friday, a military band playing as stiff-backed soldiers goose-stepped by. With Trump back in Washington, and...
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March 01, 2019 - 3:35 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is heading out of his locked-down hotel in Hanoi for official meetings with Vietnamese leaders a day after his summit breakdown with President Donald Trump. His talks with Trump failed Thursday over a dispute on how much sanctions relief the U.S...
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March 01, 2019 - 3:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say a police cadet has been killed in the southern city of Wuerzburg after being apparently accidentally shot by a fellow trainee. Police inspector Michael Zimmer told the dpa news agency Friday that the shooting occurred Thursday night when the two trainees were...
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Indian policemen and media person wait for the return of Indian pilot at India Pakistan border at Wagah, 28 kilometers (17.5 miles) from Amritsar, India, Friday, March 1, 2019. Pakistan is preparing to hand over a captured Indian pilot as shelling continued for a third night across the disputed Kashmir border even as the two nuclear-armed neighbors seek to defuse the most serious confrontation in two decades. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
March 01, 2019 - 3:06 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan prepared to hand over a captured Indian pilot on Friday while blistering cross-border attacks across the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir continued for a fourth straight day, even as the two nuclear-armed neighbors seek to defuse their most serious confrontation in two...
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Indian policemen and media person wait for the return of Indian pilot at India Pakistan border at Wagah, 28 kilometers (17.5 miles) from Amritsar, India, Friday, March 1, 2019. Pakistan is preparing to hand over a captured Indian pilot as shelling continued for a third night across the disputed Kashmir border even as the two nuclear-armed neighbors seek to defuse the most serious confrontation in two decades. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
March 01, 2019 - 2:30 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan prepared to hand over a captured Indian pilot on Friday while blistering cross-border attacks across the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir continued for a fourth straight day, even as the two nuclear-armed neighbors seek to defuse their most serious confrontation in two...
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A visitor stands in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, March 1, 2019. Asian stocks were mostly higher on Friday after a report suggested that the leaders of China and the U.S. could be endorsing a trade deal in weeks. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
March 01, 2019 - 1:45 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday after a report suggested that the leaders of China and the U.S. could be endorsing a trade deal in weeks. According to Bloomberg, U.S. officials are preparing a final trade deal ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese...
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