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China: New York Times hacking allegations ‘groundless’

By Fri, Feb 01, 2013 4:33PM UTC

In 2009, China lodged a protest against a visa application in India that hadn’t even been submitted. The information came from an exchange of emails the applicant had with the Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamshala, India. The Chinese officials had long hacked into the Tibetan government-in-exile’s computers and made were not ashamed to

Cambodians mourn former king in funeral procession

By Fri, Feb 01, 2013 4:29PM UTC

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Thousands of mourners accompanied a gilded chariot carrying the body of former King Norodom Sihanouk — the dominant figure of modern Cambodia — in a funeral procession Friday to a cremation ground next to the palace where he was crowned more than 70 years ago.

Burma gov’t agency drops suit against magazine

By Fri, Feb 01, 2013 12:32PM UTC

YANGON, Burma (AP) — A court in Burma on Thursday formally closed a defamation lawsuit that a government agency filed against a magazine after the two sides reached a settlement. The Dagon Township Court in Yangon announced that the Mining Ministry had agreed to withdraw its lawsuit against the Voice

NY Times says Chinese hacked paper’s computers

By Fri, Feb 01, 2013 12:25PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times’ computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters’ passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by the family of a top Chinese leader, the newspaper reported Thursday. Security experts hired to investigate and

Australia protests to Japan about whaling ship

By Fri, Feb 01, 2013 12:19PM UTC

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A support vessel for the Japanese whaling fleet is sailing in Australian waters in pursuit of anti-whaling activists, Australia said after protesting to the Tokyo government. Environment Minister Tony Burke said his government received confirmation Thursday that the Shonan Maru No. 2 had entered Australia’s exclusive

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