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01 Feb 2015 : MELBOURNE - Comeback queen Martina Hingis rolled back the years to claim her first Grand Slam title since 2006 on Sunday, clinching the Australian Open mixed doubles crown with fellow veteran Leander Paes.
01 Feb 2015 : Egypt deported Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste to Australia Sunday after holding him for more than 400 days despite global condemnation of his jailing on charges of backing the Muslim Brotherhood.
09 Dec 2014 : DAVAO (PHILIPPINES) - Nine people were killed when a bomb exploded aboard a bus in the southern Philippines on Tuesday, a military spokesman said.
09 Dec 2014 : TOKYO - A chill wind is blowing through Japan's media as a resurgent right pressures the country's liberal voices, in what analysts say presents a threat to democracy as voters prepare to head to the polls for a general election.
09 Dec 2014 : JAKARTA - At least four teenagers were shot dead in eastern Indonesia's restive Papua province in clashes with security forces, authorities said Tuesday, although rights campaigners accused police of opening fire on protesters.
09 Dec 2014 : BEIJING - Seven students of a prominent scholar from China's Uighur minority have been convicted of separatism in a secret trial and given prison sentences of three to eight years, a lawyer said Tuesday.
09 Dec 2014 : TAIPEI - Dozens of demonstrators chanting anti-Beijing slogans protested Tuesday when a senior Chinese envoy arrived in Taiwan, some of them scuffling with police and demanding the official "crawl back to China".
09 Dec 2014 : HONIARA - Veteran Solomon Islands politician Manasseh Sogavare was elected prime minister of the Pacific nation on Tuesday, the third time he has held the top job, an official said.
09 Dec 2014 : The daughter of Korean Air's CEO resigned Tuesday after being widely criticised for having the chief purser kicked off a plane because of the way she had been served some nuts.
09 Dec 2014 : NEW DELHI - New Delhi has extended a ban on Uber to all web-based taxi services in the Indian capital, as the US-based operator said it would continue operating despite the order, which followed a rape allegation against one of its drivers.
09 Dec 2014 : A giant storm swept out of the Philippines Tuesday after killing at least 27 people and devastating remote coastal communities, but there was relief it spared the capital and other areas from disaster.
09 Dec 2014 : LAHORE (PAKISTAN) - Gunmen on Tuesday killed a member of a polio vaccination team in Pakistan, as Taliban insurgents claimed the killing of two policemen assigned to protect an immunisation team the day before.