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William and Kate ‘saddened’ over topless photo

By Fri, Sep 14, 2012 4:39PM UTC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The British palace will investigate a French magazine’s claim of having topless photographs of Prince William’s wife, Kate, an aide to the royal couple said Friday. The couple’s tour of the Far East and South Pacific to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee was marred

Prosecutors delay freedom of Khmer Rouge official

By Fri, Sep 14, 2012 3:14PM UTC

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Prosecutors have urged Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal to confiscate the passport of a former regime leader who is about to be freed because the court has deemed her medically unfit to stand trial. The release of 80-year-old Ieng Thirith had been expected Friday, but it

Indonesia police on alert for US Embassy protest

By Fri, Sep 14, 2012 2:19PM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian leaders and a prominent cleric have urged calm in the world’s largest Muslim majority nation ahead of expected protests over an anti-Islam film that has sparked anger among followers. Jakarta police spokesman Col. Rikwanto says the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta did not request any increased

China to hold trial of ex-police chief on Tuesday

By Fri, Sep 14, 2012 2:17PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese police chief whose flight to a U.S. consulate set off a messy political scandal will stand trial Tuesday on charges of attempted defection and bribery, as China’s leadership tries to wrap up the turbulent affair before new leaders are put in power in coming weeks.

Australia moves asylum seekers to Nauru

By Fri, Sep 14, 2012 2:12PM UTC

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials say they have transported 30 asylum-seekers to a newly opened detention camp on the Pacific atoll of Nauru. It is the first group of asylum seekers to be detained in Nauru under Australia’s new offshore processing policy. Immigration Minister Chris Bowen says the Sri Lankan

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