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China arrests 39 in scam targeting Malaysians

By Fri, Nov 21, 2014 9:51AM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say police have busted a telephone scam ring that tricked Malaysians into wiring them money. The official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday police arrested 39 people in southern Guangdong province and confiscated ill-gotten and other funds worth more than 60 million yuan ($10 million).

2 endangered elephants found dead in Indonesia

By Fri, Nov 21, 2014 9:47AM UTC

JAMBI, Indonesia (AP) — Two endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in western Indonesia and authorities believe they were killed by poachers.

9 convicted in Philippines for 1996 disco fire

By Thu, Nov 20, 2014 6:19PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has convicted nine people for graft over a 1996 nightclub fire that killed 162 people, mostly students celebrating the end of the school year.

Sri Lanka president calls early presidential polls

By Thu, Nov 20, 2014 5:35PM UTC

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called early elections, seeking a third term in office two years before his current term expires.

Arrests, cancellations mark ‘The Hunger Games’ opening in Thailand

By Thu, Nov 20, 2014 4:18PM UTC

BANGKOK (AP) — Police have detained three student activists at the opening of the latest “Hunger Games” movie in Thailand, where opponents of May’s military coup have adopted the film’s three-finger salute as a sign of defiance.

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