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China News

Violence hits west China ahead of key anniversary

By Sun, Jun 30, 2013

BEIJING (AP) — Violent incidents have spread over the past week in a tense minority region of western China, just days before the fourth anniversary of a bloody clash between...

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India News

Analysing the strategy behind the Dhoni/Bell incident

By Mon, Aug 01, 2011

Obviously, the entire cricket world is debating with itself the issue of the Ian Bell “run out”. Read up here if you don’t know what happened. One thing that’s been...

Japan News

Utility reports fire at power plant in north Japan

By Fri, Mar 11, 2011

TOKYO (AP) — A utility company in northeastern Japan has reported a fire in a turbine building of a nuclear power plant after an earthquake shook the region. Tohoku Electric...

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Philippines News

With new military appointments, is Aquino doing an Arroyo?

By Wed, Mar 09, 2011

Last week saw the Philippines going through another one of those déjà vu moments. President Benigno S. Aquino III, rejecting calls for him to appoint a military chief that would...

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South Korea News

SKorea: Electronic monitoring extended to robbers

By Thu, Jan 20, 2011

The two-years-and-going-strong trend of clapping electronic monitoring anklets onto sex offenders has now spread to robbers. That’s the hope of the Ministry of Justice, anyway, which on January 20 said...

Thailand News

Thai police question 3 more Iranians in bomb plot

By Mon, Feb 27, 2012

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai investigators questioned three more Iranian citizens Monday for possible links to an alleged bomb plot that was discovered in Bangkok on Valentine’s Day. National Police spokesman...

Other Countries News

Aussie, NZ leaders consider linking carbon schemes

By Mon, Jun 20, 2011

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia and New Zealand leaders agreed Monday to investigate linking the near neighbors’ greenhouse gas emissions trading schemes in the future as a means of reducing...

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