Asia

A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, July 3, 2020. Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data.
(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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July 03, 2020 - 6:02 pm
World stocks mostly dip with US closed for holiday
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FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court in London.
(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
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June 24, 2020 - 8:34 pm
WikiLeaks founder Assange faces new indictment in US
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A woman reacts after getting a nasal swab taken to test for the coronavirus in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
AP News
June 16, 2020 - 10:43 am
A drug offers hope even as virus cases rise in Africa, Asia
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In this Tuesday, June 9, 2020 photo, visitors sit in bars in an area known as Little Venice on the Greek island of Mykonos.
(AP Photo/Derek Gatopoulos)
AP News
June 14, 2020 - 11:51 am
Europe reopens many borders but not to Americans, Asians
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In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Captain Glenn Miller climbs to the bridge on his sport fishing boat GonFishin V; while mate Josh Rabon, right, explains to his guests what to expect during the planned day of fishing off the Florida
(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)
AP News
June 01, 2020 - 2:43 pm
Lockdowns ease in Florida, Europe with new tourism rules
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In this Thursday, March 12, 2020, photo, a currency trader covers his face at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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March 16, 2020 - 9:24 am
By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer Eds: UPDATES: with new market levels, hyperlinks. With AP Photos. BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks fell sharply Monday after central bank moves to shore up economic growth failed to dispel investor's fears over virus controls that are shutting down global business and...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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February 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, following a sell-off in overseas markets, as a surge in virus cases and a worrisome spread of the disease outside China sent investors running for safety. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 927 points, or...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:22 pm
By GEIR MOULSON Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — European officials on Monday appeared cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, with the German foreign minister warning that "maximum pressure" without diplomacy increases the risks of a war and several others stressing that...
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May 17, 2019 - 9:17 am
By RALPH JENNINGS Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organizations opposed...
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August 21, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By DEREK CAI , Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — The craze for "Crazy Rich Asians" is hitting Asia, with a premiere in Singapore followed by openings in several neighboring countries later this week. Much of the over-the-top romantic comedy was set in this wealthy city-state. As the stars streamed...
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