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10 Dec 2013 : US President Barack Obama led world tributes Tuesday to Nelson Mandela, hailing him as 'a giant of history' at a rain-soaked memorial attended by tens of thousands of South Africans united in proud, noisy celebration.
10 Dec 2013 : Labour Minister Chalerm Yubamrung on Tuesday called for Bangkok police chief Kamronwit Thoopkrachang to arrest anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban on insurrection charges within 48 hours.
15 Oct 2013 : A Chinese tycoon has denied allegations the daughter of a former leader brokered an illegal deal for Swiss giant Zurich Insurance to buy into one of his companies, state media reported Monday.
15 Oct 2013 : A suspected bomb blast shook a luxury hotel in Myanmar's main city Rangoon late on Monday, leaving one US guest slightly wounded, police said.
15 Oct 2013 : The Supreme Patriarch has undergone surgery to treat bacterial infections in his intestines, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital announced late Monday night.
15 Oct 2013 : Russia and Poland on Monday marked the 70th anniversary of a revolt at the Sobibor death camp led by a Red Army officer, the biggest and most successful prisoner escape under the Nazi regime.
15 Oct 2013 : Football fans hoping to attend the 2014 World Cup will have to get busy saving now, amid reports of sharp fare hikes next year in Brazil.
15 Oct 2013 : Germany coach Joachim Loew has said he may be forced into changes for Tuesday's final 2014 World Cup qualifier against Sweden with both Toni Kroos and Per Mertesacker suffering with colds.
15 Oct 2013 : China enjoyed a rousing final night in the East Asian Games swimming pool Monday as they swelled their tally of gold medals on the penultimate day of competition.
15 Oct 2013 : World powers gathered Monday for fresh talks with Iran on its controversial nuclear programme, seen as a test of a new mood since reputed moderate President Hassan Rouhani took office in August.
15 Oct 2013 : Italy on Monday denied charges of protectionism over a plan for the postal service to help fund troubled airline Alitalia but British Airways' parent company IAG condemned it as "illegal aid".
15 Oct 2013 : A Madrid court on Monday heard Spain's first lawsuit against German firm Grunenthal, the manufacturer of the morning sickness drug thalidomide which caused birth defects in thousands of babies.