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31 Jan 2015 : SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Pyongyang would not sit idly by "with rabid dogs barking" about toppling its socialist system, in apparent reaction to comments by US President Barack Obama that the regime was doomed, state media reported Saturday.
31 Jan 2015 : OSAKA — Panasonic Corp has decided to stop making televisions in China as part of its measures to turn around the money-losing business, sources close to the matter said on Saturday.
31 Jan 2015 : MONTREAL - All commercial flights worldwide could soon send out an automated signal every minute in times of distress to help rescuers find downed aircraft more easily.
31 Jan 2015 : WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama will appear in public at an event attended by the Dalai Lama next week in Washington, the White House said, in a move sure to anger Beijing.
31 Jan 2015 : UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - China was forced on Friday to drop a measure at the United Nations that targeted non-governmental organizations seeking to be heard at the world body.
31 Jan 2015 : SEOUL - Korean Air chief Cho Yang-Ho on Friday apologised for his daughter's behaviour to a South Korean court, where she is on trial for air safety violations after a now notorious "nut rage" incident.
31 Jan 2015 : MANILA - Philippine President Benigno Aquino pledged justice for the families of 44 police commandos killed by Muslim rebels during a botched anti-terror operation, as he led tributes on Friday -- a national day of mourning.
31 Jan 2015 : BEIJING - Traumatised relatives of those aboard missing flight MH370 Friday blasted the Malaysian government for declaring the passengers and crew dead without evidence of the plane's fate, and rejected compensation offers.
30 Jan 2015 : MARSEILLE - French Ligue 1 giants Marseille were the victims of a 700,000 euro ($793,000) international bank transfer scam to China last year, sources close to the case told AFP on Friday.
30 Jan 2015 : NEWCASTLE (AUSTRALIA) - United Arab Emirates sharpshooter Ali Mabkhout on Friday said he would ask his club about a move to Europe after he finished the Asian Cup with a tournament-leading five goals.
30 Jan 2015 : BEIJING - A statue of French president Charles de Gaulle was unveiled in Beijing on Friday to be permanently displayed in the National Museum on Tiananmen Square in an exceptional honour for a foreign head of state.
30 Jan 2015 : HANOI — Vietnam's military announced Friday it has temporarily grounded Vietnam War-era US-built helicopters after a crash killed four personnel.