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Japan’s revival of whale hunt under scrutiny at IWC meeting

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 7:51PM UTC

PORTOROZ, Slovenia (AP) — Pro- and anti-whaling countries are set to clash over Japan’s intention to resume the hunting in the Antarctic next year despite a ruling by the top U.N. court.

Singapore coroner: Bitcoin exchange CEO committed suicide

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 7:41PM UTC

SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singapore Coroner’s Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide last year in Singapore because of work and personal issues.

Thailand: 2 British tourists found dead on Koh Tao

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 4:51PM UTC

BANGKOK (AP) — Police say the bodies of two British tourists were found naked with gruesome head wounds on a beach at a popular island in southern Thailand.

China detains film director Wang Quan’an for hiring prostitute

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 4:31PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing police say they have detained film director Wang Quan’an on a charge of prostitution.

Indonesia: 4 suspected militants are Chinese Uighurs

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 3:36PM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say four suspected Islamic militants arrested over the weekend are members of China’s ethnic Uighur minority community. Authorities initially said the four were Turkish, which has linguistic and ethnic ties with the Uighur homeland of Xinjiang, a region in northwestern China. The men were

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