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China: No charge against mother of baby in sewer

By Thu, May 30, 2013

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities have concluded that a newborn rescued from a sewer pipe in eastern China became trapped because of an accident, and that the mother faces no charges...

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India News

India police: Traffic cameras caught brutal murder

By Wed, Jul 13, 2011

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in India say they have arrested four men after cameras installed at a traffic signal taped them beating a man to death on a busy...

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Japan News

World shares rise after oil prices drop

By Fri, Feb 25, 2011

BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets were higher Friday as oil prices eased and Wall Street stabilized after two days of sharp losses amid a political revolt threatening to topple...

Philippines News

Democracy is more than just deposing a dictator

By Fri, Feb 25, 2011

Note: The following is excerpted from an Op-Ed published on today by Executive Director of the Asia Society’s Philippines Center Arnel Paciano Casanova. As waves of protest and turmoil...

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South Korea News

New internet cafe death

By Tue, Dec 28, 2010

Original article in Korean is here. A university student died after playing computer games in a PC bang [internet cafe] for 12 hours. At approximately 2:30 pm on December 27,...

Thailand News

Asia celebrates Year of Dragon with fireworks, feasts

By Mon, Jan 23, 2012

BEIJING (AP) — Millions of ethnic Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese across Asia are ringing in the new Year of the Dragon with fireworks, feasting and family reunions. From Beijing to...

Other Countries News

CIA chief to discuss joint intel team in Pakistan

By Sat, Jun 11, 2011

ISLAMABAD (AP) — CIA Director Leon Panetta and senior Pakistani officials will focus on the size and scope of U.S. intelligence activities in Pakistan during a second day of talks...

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