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KABUL, Afghanistan | UN documents civilian casualties during recent election

KABUL, Afghanistan — A United Nations report released Tuesday found that 56 civilians were killed and 379 others wounded in attacks during Afghanistan’s recent parliamentary election. Fifty-two civilians were killed and 339 others were wounded in election day violence, the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan report said. The rest were killed or wounded in the … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | UN documents civilian casualties during recent election

SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

SEOUL, South Korea  — South Korea said a total of 35,000 tons of North Korean coal and pig iron worth $5.8 million illegally entered its ports last year, in possible violations of UN sanctions. Reporting on preliminary results from a 10-month investigation, the Korea Customs Service said Friday it is seeking prosecutions of three local … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | The Latest: Cambodia’s Hun Sen on his way to election win

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia  — The Latest on Cambodia’s national election (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Preliminary partial vote counts from Cambodia’s national election show Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party well on its way to victory as expected for almost all of the 125 National Assembly seats, with the longtime leader on the verge of … Continue reading PHNOM PENH, Cambodia | The Latest: Cambodia’s Hun Sen on his way to election win