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FILE - In this Monday, March 20, 2017, file photo, a Sharia law official whips a man convicted of adultery with a rattan cane in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, when two men each face up to 100 stroke of the cane after neighbors reported them to Islamic religious police for having gay sex. Indonesian police detained dozens of men Sunday, May 21 in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital Jakarta, another sign of growing hostility to homosexuality in the world's most populous Muslim nation. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda, File)
2 men in Indonesia caned dozens of times for gay sexTwo men in Indonesia's Aceh province have been publicly caned dozens of times for consensual gay sex, a punishment rights advocates denounced as "medieval torture"
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U.S delivers 6 coastal patrol boats to Vietnam coast guardThe United States has delivered six coastal patrol boats to Vietnam's coast guard in a move that expands their security cooperation amid tension in the disputed South China Sea
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Disruptive passenger in Trump cap delays Shanghai flightUnited Airlines says a disruptive passenger on a flight from Shanghai to New Jersey was asked to get off, resulting in an unscheduled stop in San Francisco and an arrival delayed by eight hours
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Indonesia's Aceh province carries out caning of 2 men convicted of having gay sexIndonesia's Aceh province carries out caning of 2 men convicted of having gay sex
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Timeline: The rise and fall of South Korea's Park Geun-hyeTimeline: The rise and fall of South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye
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The Latest: S.Korea's Park leaves court after start of trialFormer South Korean President Park Geun-hye has left a Seoul court after the start of her trial for bribery and other corruption charges
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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, center, arrives for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
Corruption trial begins for ex-South Korean President ParkFormer President Park Geun-hye stared straight ahead in court and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at the start of a criminal trial that could her to prison for life if convicted
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Police officers and others gather in front of the entrance of Phramongkutklao Hospital, a military-owned hospital that is also open to civilians, as the media wait outside in Bangkok after a bomb wounded more than 20 people, in Bangkok Monday, May 22, 2017. The deputy commissioner of the Royal Thai Police said investigators found traces of batteries and wires at the scene Monday. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bombA human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an inexcusable crime
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In this undated photo distributed by the North Korean government Monday, May 22, 2017, a solid-fuel "Pukguksong-2" missile lifts off during its launch test at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un. The official Korean Central News Agency confirmed Monday the missile was a Pukguksong-2, a medium-to-long range ballistic missile also launched in February. The missile flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) and reached a height of 560 kilometers (350 miles) Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missileNorth Korea says it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile that it says is its answer to U.S. President Donald Trump's polices
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, Mt. Everest is seen from the way to Kalapatthar in Nepal. An American climber has died near the summit of Mount Everest and an Indian climber is missing after heading down from the mountain following a successful ascent, expedition organizers said Sunday. (AP Photo/Tashi Sherpa, File)
4 climbers die near top of Mount Everest in tragic weekendAmerican, Australian, Slovak and Indian climbers have died on Mount Everest in a busy but tragic weekend on the world's highest mountain
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China confirms detention of 6 Japanese amid report of spyingChina has confirmed that it is investigating six Japanese citizens, following a Japanese news report that Chinese authorities had detained six men, possibly for spying
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Roadside bomb kills 5 in northwestern PakistanPakistani official: Roadside bomb kills at least 5 in northwestern tribal region close to Afghan border
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017 file image made from video, firefighters try to extinguish the fire after a bomb hidden in a car exploded outside a large shopping center in Pattani province, southern Thailand. Three years after military leaders overthrew a democratically elected government in Thailand, the country is sputtering economically, watched closely for its crackdown on political freedom and still the site of sporadic but unnerving unrest. On Monday, May 22, a bomb exploded in a military-run hospital in the Thai capital, wounding 21 people on the third anniversary of the 2014 coup. (AP Photo, File)
3 years after coup, Thailand sees sporadic, unnerving unrestThree years after military leaders overthrew a democratically elected government in Thailand, the country is sputtering economically, watched closely for its crackdown on political freedom and still the site of sporadic but unnerving unrest
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In this image taken from a Nov. 9, 2016 video footage by AP Video, a drone takes off to deliver JD.com parcel from Tiantong'an village near Suqian city in eastern China's Jiangsu province. China's biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., announced plans Monday, May 22, 2017 to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. (AP Video via AP)
Chinese online retailer developing one-ton delivery dronesChina's biggest online retailer, JD.com, says it is developing drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries
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Official: 5 security forces killed in Afghanistan ambushAfghan official: 5 policemen killed in insurgent ambush on their convoy in northern Faryab province
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