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31 Jan 2015 : SYDNEY - Australian captain Michael Clarke on Saturday rejected speculation about a rift with teammates as he battles for fitness ahead of the World Cup.
31 Jan 2015 : KUALA LUMPUR - Philippine government and Muslim rebel negotiators issued a joint plea Saturday for the country to stick to a historic peace accord that is now in peril after a deadly clash spurred calls for retribution against the guerrillas.
10 Dec 2014 : Malala Yousafzai vowed Wednesday to struggle for every child's right to go to school as she became the youngest ever Nobel laureate, sharing the peace prize with Indian campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.
10 Dec 2014 : ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military said on Wednesday it had killed 11 militants in air strikes in a troubled tribal district near the Afghan border.
10 Dec 2014 : SYDNEY - The head of leading Australian media group Nine Entertainment, David Gyngell, was the country's best paid boss in 2014, raking in Aus$19.6 million (US$16.3 million), a survey showed Wednesday.
10 Dec 2014 : SINGAPORE – Heather Cho, daughter of Korean Air Lines Co Chairman Cho Yang Ho, resigned after her ordering an employee to leave a plane over service standards created a backlash from the public.
10 Dec 2014 : A former top Chinese economic planning official was convicted of bribery Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison after a former lover went public with a litany of accusations against him.
10 Dec 2014 : "Shirtfront", an aggressive Australian sports term used by Prime Minister Tony Abbott to challenge Russia's Vladimir Putin, was Wednesday picked as the National Dictionary Centre's word of the year, beating "man-bun".
10 Dec 2014 : SEOUL - North Korea, rattled by UN condemnation of its human rights record, urged the Security Council Wednesday to censure the United States for its use of "inhuman torture" methods.
10 Dec 2014 : Australia bowed to international pressure and pledged Aus$200 million (US$165 million) to the UN-backed Green Climate Fund Wednesday to mitigate the impact of global warming on poor countries.
10 Dec 2014 : BUCHAREST - A former Romanian diplomat convicted for a deadly 2009 hit-and-run accident in Singapore died on Tuesday in a Bucharest jail hospital, local media reported.
10 Dec 2014 : MADRID - The first freight train to link China directly to Spain arrived in Madrid on Tuesday after covering over 13,000 kilometres (8,000 miles) in a test run of a planned regular service between the two nations.