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  • Influx of Chinese buyers in Reunion

    Influx of Chinese buyers in Reunion
    With education on their minds and an eye for detail, increased numbers of buyers from China have been purchasing in the Orlando market, developers say. At Encore Club at Reunion, more than a third of the community's 124 sales during the past 10 months...
  • Afghanistan faces economic crisis as international aid money leaves and growth stalls

    Afghanistan's fragile economy has lost around a third of its value in the past year as international aid organizations that poured in cash for more than a decade have drastically scaled back after Western forces effectively ended their 13-year war against...
  • Number of Filipino commandos killed in rebel clash rises to 43; terror suspect possibly killed

    At least 43 Philippine police commandos were killed in a fierce battle with Muslim guerrillas after launching an assault in which they may have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terrorists, officials said Monday. The clash Sunday — the...
  • Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' between US and India, make progress on nuclear accord

    President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi. Standing side by side at the stately...
  • Deadly Philippine clash strains pact to end 40-year conflict

    MANILA At least 43 Philippine police were killed in a clash with two Muslim rebel groups during a search for a Malaysian bomb expert on the U.S. most-wanted terrorists list, threatening a peace pact with insurgents in the Mindanao region. "This is the...
  • Japan working with Jordan, others to free Islamic State hostage

    Japan was working Monday to coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group. "We all have one unchanged goal and we will absolutely not give up until the end. And with that faith, we will...
  • Japan working to gain release of remaining Islamic State group hostage; says 1 likely killed

    Japan was working Monday to coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group. "We all have one unchanged goal and we will absolutely not give up until the end. And with that faith, we will try...
  • Obama, Indian leader watch parade in cold rain, try to warm relations

    Obama, Indian leader watch parade in cold rain, try to warm relations
    President Obama joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a lengthy celebration of India’s Republic Day on Monday in a symbolic series of events summarized by a long parade in cold rain. Shielded partly by an umbrella, Obama sat attentively...
  • Deal to allow US sales to Indian nuclear plants

    NEW DELHI President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a deal Sunday to clear the way for American companies to help build India's energy sector, potentially bringing tens of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to the...
  • The carbon that's killing India, and how California can help

    This week, President Obama is the chief guest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at India's Republic Day celebrations. At the close of the historic visit, the two leaders are expected to announce cooperation on a suite of climate and clean energy measures,...
  • Narendra Modi dismisses calls for India to match China's climate goal

    Narendra Modi dismisses calls for India to match China's climate goal
    The United States and India sought to put a contentious history behind them Sunday by declaring a new partnership on climate change, security and economic issues, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejected calls for India to match China’s...