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Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border for hajj pilgrims

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday that it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj, despite a monthslong rift between Doha and four Arab countries led by Riyadh that prompted both sides to trade accusations of politicizing the pilgrimage....

North Korea's neighbors talk about 'fire and fury'

BEIJING (AP) -- Ordinary people in East Asia - residents of North Korea's closest neighbors - talk to The Associated Press about who is to blame for the heightened tensions between North Korea and the United States, and what should be done to ensure war does not break out. Here is a selection:...

Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

HONG KONG (AP) -- A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in huge pro-democracy protests nearly three years earlier, in the latest sign that tolerance for dissent is waning in the Chinese-ruled former British colony....