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China mine blast kills 18, injures 12

By Sun, Apr 21, 2013

  BEIJING (AP) — China’s state news agency says a coal mine explosion has killed 18 and injured 12 in the northeast part of the country. The Xinhua News Agency...

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India News

India: Arindam should sue the Internet, not Google

By Fri, Jun 24, 2011

Arindam Chaudhuri, a famous personality, has sued Google, Delhi Press, Penguin Publishers and Siddartha Deb for publishing a defamatory article about him and IIPM. The article by Siddartha Deb is...

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Japan News

Japan PM vows to find fallen soldiers on Iwo Jima

By Tue, Feb 15, 2011

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister has vowed to find the remains of the more than 10,000 soldiers who are still missing from the battle of Iwo Jima, one of...

Philippines News

China upholds death sentence for 3 Filipinos

By Wed, Feb 16, 2011

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Tuesday that China had upheld death sentences for three Filipinos convicted of drug trafficking, and the mother of one of them appealed...

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South Korea News

US soldier accused of uploading false Yeonpyeong-do image

By Mon, Dec 20, 2010

Prosecutors in Seoul have forwarded to the US military an accusation that a 20-year old Korean-American soldier, a private, uploaded a satellite photo of a bomb exploding in Baghdad, which...

Thailand News

Ex-Thai PM Thaksin in Nepal on Buddhist pilgrimage

By Sun, Dec 18, 2011

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An official says former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is in southern Nepal visiting the area where Buddha was born. Thaksin worshipped at Buddhist temples in...

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Other Countries News

The bizarre south Asian power game

By Mon, Jun 06, 2011

Pakistan isn’t suicidal. It’s playing for time writes Ehsan Ahrari for Asia Sentinel. One bloody rule of South Asian strategic affairs is that when your enemy is down make sure...

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