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Thai junta forces human rights group to cancel release of report

By Tue, Sep 02, 2014 6:01PM UTC

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s ruling military junta has forced a human rights group to cancel a presentation on the precarious rights situation in the Southeast Asian country three months after the army staged a coup.

Modi promises red carpet for Japanese firms in India

By Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:24PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of “red carpet” treatment rather than the bureaucratic red tape India is notorious for.

Philippine House rejects Aquino impeachment

By Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:20PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine House of Representatives’ justice committee has rejected three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III.

SKorean soldiers face homicide charges over hazing death

By Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:16PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials say South Korean military prosecutors are charging four soldiers with homicide over the hazing death of a young army conscript in April.

Philippines: Anti-China group arrested for attempted firebombing

By Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:13PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities have arrested three men linked to a group that allegedly planned to set off firebombs at the Manila airport and a mall to protest the government’s alleged “soft” stance in its territorial dispute with China. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Tuesday that the

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