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China’s new pollution rules will have global impact

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Operating a global system makes everything a global issue. Case in point: pollution-fighting measures in China are shaking up global coal markets. Recent legislation will ban the burning of the...

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Burma News

Hardline Burmese monk: We’ll join hands with Sri Lankan radicals

By Mon, Sep 29, 2014

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Burma's hard-line Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known for his anti-Muslim stance, says his movement will join hands with a like-minded Sri Lankan group to protect...

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Cambodia News

Cambodians protest resettlement deal with Australia

By Fri, Sep 26, 2014

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — About 100 people, including Buddhist monks, have protested outside of Australia’s embassy in Cambodia against a deal to be signed later Friday that will see...

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China News

Hong Kong protestors wait for Beijing’s response

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

As China prepares to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the Peoples Republic of China, Hong Kong is in the process of attempting to overthrow that very same...

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Hong Kong News

Hong Kong protestors wait for Beijing’s response

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

As China prepares to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the establishment of the Peoples Republic of China, Hong Kong is in the process of attempting to overthrow that very same...

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India News

China’s new pollution rules will have global impact

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Operating a global system makes everything a global issue. Case in point: pollution-fighting measures in China are shaking up global coal markets. Recent legislation will ban the burning of the...

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Indonesia News

China’s new pollution rules will have global impact

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Operating a global system makes everything a global issue. Case in point: pollution-fighting measures in China are shaking up global coal markets. Recent legislation will ban the burning of the...

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Japan News

Japan, NKorea meet in Chinese city over abduction

By Mon, Sep 29, 2014

SHENYANG, China (AP) — Negotiators from North Korea and Japan are meeting in a northeastern Chinese city for talks on the abduction of Japanese citizens by North Korean agents. The...

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Malaysia News

Malaysia detains 3 militants heading to fight in Syria

By Fri, Sep 26, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police say they have detained three Muslim men suspected of wanting to go to Syria to join the militant Islamic State group. ...

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Pakistan News

India PM says serious about peace with Pakistan

By Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he's serious about holding peace talks with Pakistan but says the neighboring country must create an "appropriate environment" for the dialogue....

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Philippines News

Filipino-UK firm to drill for gas in disputed South China Sea area

By Sat, Sep 27, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The chairman of a Philippines energy company says a Chinese state-owned oil producer hasn't responded to a proposal to jointly explore a disputed area of the...

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Singapore News

Indonesia steps up fight against forest fires

By Thu, Sep 18, 2014

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian is intensifying fighting against forest and plantation fires by adding more helicopters to drop water in South Sumatra where the haze have affected daily life. ...

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South Korea News

US envoy says no talks with NKorea in sight

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy says Washington believes that North Korea is increasingly unwilling to live up to its nuclear disarmament commitments, and is using three detained Americans...

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Taiwan News

China tells Taiwan: Reunifying will end antagonism

By Sat, Sep 27, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese president Xi Jinping says reunifying the mainland and Taiwan is about ending political antagonism rather than about territories and sovereignty. State media reported his remarks were...

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Thailand News

Thai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced a man to death after convicting him of raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, killing her and then...

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Vietnam News

Chinese policeman killed in clash with Vietnamese boatmen

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese customs authorities say a policeman died after about 20 Vietnamese citizens attacked him and other officers who had impounded a vessel suspected of smuggling in the...

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Other Countries News

Ghani Ahmadzai sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president

By Mon, Sep 29, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has been sworn in as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led...

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