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09 Dec 2013 : Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel held talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday as Washington sought to defuse tensions over controversial US drone strikes and Islamabad's role in Afghanistan.
09 Dec 2013 : Philippine President Benigno Aquino is to seek more aid when he meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week, more than a month after a monster typhoon killed thousands and left millions homeless.
01 Nov 2013 : All Blacks captain Richie McCaw warned Friday fast-paced Japan could produce a surprise in their Test at the weekend, as they did in their upset of Wales earlier this year.
01 Nov 2013 : Festering discontent with China's governance of Xinjiang is on the rise and Beijing is intent on clamping down, analysts say, in a vicious cycle that will only spin faster after a fatal attack in Tiananmen Square.
01 Nov 2013 : Gold sales during India's festive season have slumped to half their usual levels this year after the government hiked import duties to record levels, traders said Friday.
01 Nov 2013 : Big-hitting Dustin Johnson shot six birdies in his first seven holes Friday, while Rory McIlroy threw away three shots late on, on his way to a course record nine-under 63 at $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
01 Nov 2013 : Tens of thousands of workers went on strike across Indonesia Friday for a second straight day, calling for huge salary hikes as Southeast Asia's top economy enjoys a prolonged boom.
01 Nov 2013 : LAIZA, MYANMAR - Myanmar's 18 ethnic rebel groups reached an agreement on Friday to sign a nationwide ceasefire with the government if it agrees to their conditions.
01 Nov 2013 : Nissan on Friday launched a sweeping management overhaul to "rejuvenate" its top ranks while slashing its full-year profit forecast, as the Japanese automaker cited a sluggish European market and vehicle recall costs.
01 Nov 2013 : Rory McIlroy played 10 immaculate holes at the World Golf Championship HSBC Champions on Friday before the wheels, while not exactly coming off, had a serious wobble in Shanghai.
01 Nov 2013 : The Pakistani Taliban said Friday they have had "no contact" with the government, a day after officials said a process to initiate peace talks had been started.
01 Nov 2013 : Taiwan's chief prosecutor was indicted Friday for leaking confidential information to President Ma Ying-jeou about a controversial probe into influence peddling claims, officials said.