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China names new military chief of staff, officers

By Thu, Oct 25, 2012

BEIJING (AP) — China has appointed a new army chief of staff and other top officers in the run-up to next month’s national leadership transition, amid efforts to further professionalize...

India News

A needless debate on India’s own Geronimo

By Sat, May 07, 2011

The media often gets an unfair rap for raising unseemly controversies, or simply sensationalizing news. One on which it should have earned a rap, but luckily has escaped, is its...

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Thailand News

American Joe Gordon charged with insulting Thai monarchy

By Thu, Aug 18, 2011

BANGKOK (AP) — A lawyer says an American citizen has been formally charged with insulting Thailand’s monarchy, which carries a penalty of up to 15 years in prison. Lawyer Anon...

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Other Countries News

Aishwarya Rai to play fictional Bollywood heroine

By Sat, May 14, 2011

CANNES, France (AP) — It’s a safe bet that Indian actress Aishwarya Rai won’t have to do too much research for her latest role: Bollywood’s biggest female star is playing,...

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