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18 Jun 2013 : The family of an American scientist found hanged in Singapore last year dismissed on Tuesday the city-state's findings that he committed suicide as "a sham and a cover-up" for a murder.
18 Jun 2013 : The behaviour of Thailand's Buddhist clergy has been thrust under the spotlight after footage emerged of three monks flying in a private jet, wearing earphones and sunglasses and travelling with a Louis Vuitton luxury bag.
07 May 2013 : Gigantic animals which once roamed Australia were mostly extinct by the time humans arrived, according to a new study Tuesday which suggests climate change played the key role in their demise.
07 May 2013 : A Chinese tiger park has sought to quell public anger after images of holidaymakers sitting astride a strapped-down cub prompted outrage online, state media said Tuesday.
07 May 2013 : Laos has been named world's best tourist destination for 2013 by the European Council on Tourism and Trade, local media reports said Tuesday.
07 May 2013 : Australian farmers have asked their government to buy 100,000 of their cattle, in order to donate the animals to Indonesia.
07 May 2013 : Bangladeshi opposition parties have called a two-day nationwide shutdown from Wednesday to protest what they describe as the "mass killing" of Islamists in a crackdown by security forces.
07 May 2013 : The death toll in an election rally bombing by Taliban militants in a northwestern Pakistani tribal district climbed to 23 on Tuesday, officials said, the deadliest attack yet on the poll campaign.
07 May 2013 : The heavy metal-loving governor of Indonesian capital Jakarta has surrendered a guitar that was a gift from US band Metallica to anti-corruption authorities, an official said Tuesday.
07 May 2013 : The death toll from the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in China has risen to 31, according to official figures, with four more people dying of the virus in China's eastern provinces.
07 May 2013 : Anwar Ibrahim said Tuesday he was putting on hold plans to step aside as Malaysia's opposition leader, saying he wanted to spearhead a fight against poll results he says were tainted by fraud.
07 May 2013 : China has sent one of its largest recorded fishing fleets to disputed islands in the South China Sea, state-run media said on Tuesday, amid tensions over Beijing's assertion of its claims in the region.