South Korea police investigate U.S. ambassador attacker's visits to North

SEOUL - South Korean police said on Friday they are investigating possible links between a knife attack on the U.S. ambassador to Seoul and the assailant's multiple visits to North Korea, as they also sought to charge him with attempted murder. | Video

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Syrian army kills top Nusra Front leader: state media

BEIRUT - The Syrian army carried out an operation that killed the military commander of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front on Thursday in northwestern Syria, Syrian state media reported. | Video

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Knife attack wounds nine at Chinese train station

BEIJING - Knife-wielding attackers slashed and stabbed people at a railway station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, wounding at least nine before police shot dead one of the suspected assailants and arrested another.

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Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

SYDNEY/JAKARTA - Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest after a smiling Indonesian police chief was photographed posing with the men, officials said on Friday.

World, Australia, Indonesia 2:07am EST

Myanmar police arrest five student protesters in town near Yangon

LETPADAN, Myanmar - Police in Myanmar arrested five students on Friday from among a crowd of about 200 protesters locked in a standoff with security forces barring their entry into the commercial hub of Yangon, a Reuters witness said.

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Actor Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Film star Harrison Ford was injured on Thursday when the "Star Wars" actor crashed his vintage plane on a Los Angeles golf course shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, his publicist said. | Video

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Kremlin critic Navalny walks out of Moscow jail

MOSCOW - Prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention center on Friday, a week after fellow opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot dead in what his allies say was a political killing aimed at intimidating them.