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China detains 70 in crackdown on Tibet protests

By Fri, Feb 08, 2013

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government says it has detained 70 people in ethnic Tibetan areas as it steps up a crackdown on self-immolations aimed at protesting communist rule. The detentions...

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India News

India doctors strike to protest colleague’s murder

By Tue, May 31, 2011

PATNA, India (AP) — Medical services were paralyzed across an eastern Indian state Tuesday by a one-day strike by thousands of doctors demanding better security after one of their colleagues...

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Japan News

Japan’s Emperor Akihito celebrates 77th birthday

By Fri, Dec 24, 2010

TOKYO (AP) — Emperor Akihito celebrated his 77th birthday Thursday and urged Japan to pay heed to the needs of the elderly, as the number of older people in the...

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Philippines News

Filipino broadcaster shot dead, suspect arrested

By Mon, Jan 24, 2011

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say they have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a radio broadcaster. Police say Jerry Ortega, the anchor of the morning radio show...

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Thailand News

Prayuth talking sense on the State of Emergency

By Mon, Oct 31, 2011

On Friday October 21, Prime Minister Yingluck used powers available to her under the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Act 2007* as reported by the Bangkok Post: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on...

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Other Countries News

Sri Lanka undergraduates forced to undergo military-style training

By Mon, May 23, 2011

Students looking to achieve an undergraduate degree at Sri Lanka’s universities will need to undergo compulsory military-style training, according to the higher education ministry on Sunday. Defying a court order...

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