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Burma prevents student protesters from marching to Yangon

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 3:33PM UTC

LETPADAN, Burma/Myanmar (AP) — Truckloads of police have prevented hundreds of student protesters from marching to Burma’s biggest city to push for educational reform.

Survey shows China manufacturing improving

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 3:18PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — A new survey shows China’s manufacturing activity improved in February for the first time in several months.

Britain’s Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 10:20AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Britain’s Prince William is making the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation, testing his diplomatic mettle as the second in line to the throne.

Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short range missiles

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 10:15AM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says rival North Korea has fired two short range missiles into the sea off its east coast.

Afghan avalanches, flooding death toll rises to near 250

By Mon, Mar 02, 2015 8:29AM UTC

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan provincial official says that the death toll from a massive avalanche in a mountainous valley near the capital Kabul rose to 198 as bulldozers and other machinery began clearing roads and rescue teams were able to reach remote villages that have been cut off for almost a week.