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  • Civilians killed in Philippines anti-terror raid

    31 Jan 2015 : COTABATO (PHILIPPINES) - An eight-year-old girl and three men -- one with his hands bound -- were among those killed in a botched anti-terror police operation in the Philippines last weekend, a local official said Saturday.

  • Pakistan's Shiites mourn 61 killed in mosque bombing

    31 Jan 2015 : Thousands of Shiite Muslims rallied Saturday to protest against the killing of 61 people in a suicide bombing at a mosque, as southern Pakistan shut down to mourn the nation's worst sectarian attack in nearly two years.

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  • Maldives leader cuts short tour to tackle water crisis

    07 Dec 2014 : MALé (MALDIVES) - Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen cut short his trip to Malaysia to deal with a drinking water crisis in the honeymoon islands' capital that triggered unrest on the streets, his office said Sunday.

  • 4 killed in Philippines typhoon

    07 Dec 2014 : MANILA — At least four people were killed and millions left in darkness in the Philippines as typhoon Hagupit knocked out electric power and flattened homes, officials said on Sunday.

  • US drone strike kills four in NW Pakistan

    07 Dec 2014 : A US drone strike killed at least four militants and wounded two others in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Sunday, security officials said.

  • China ex-general says force an option in 'Taiwan problem'

    07 Dec 2014 : BEIJING - An army general has warned that China will not leave the Taiwan problem "unresolved for a long time", after the island's Beijing-friendly ruling party suffered a bruising election defeat, a state-run newspaper said.

  • Fugitive Thai millionaire protests his innocence

    07 Dec 2014 : BANGKOK - A fugitive Thai millionaire wanted on charges including lest majeste broke cover to protest his innocence Sunday in a graft probe that seen dozens arrested and more sought.

  • Maldives leader cuts short tour to tackle water crisis

    07 Dec 2014 : MALé (MALDIVES) - Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen cut short his trip to Malaysia to deal with a drinking water crisis in the honeymoon islands' capital that triggered unrest on the streets, his office said Sunday.

  • India police arrest Uber taxi driver over alleged passenger rape

    07 Dec 2014 : Indian police arrested an Uber taxi driver late Sunday over the alleged rape of a 25-year-old passenger, an officer said, with the incident a blow to the company's safety-conscious image.

  • Taiwanese man faces fine over false Ebola report

    07 Dec 2014 : TAIPEI - A Taiwanese man faces a fine after telling doctors he had travelled to Africa and had symptoms of Ebola, sparking emergency quarantine measures at a hospital, officials said Sunday.

  • India Uber driver charged with rape

    07 Dec 2014 : NEW DELHI - A woman was allegedly raped in New Delhi by a driver for Uber, the popular app that supplies taxis to users, police said on Sunday.

  • China 2015 GDP target in focus as stimulus expectations heat up

    07 Dec 2014 : BEIJING - China is poised to cut its growth target for the first time in three years and ramp up stimulus as the economy comes under increasing downward pressure, analysts say ahead of a key policymakers' conference expected this week.

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