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30 Jan 2015 : HANOI — Vietnam's military announced Friday it has temporarily grounded Vietnam War-era US-built helicopters after a crash killed four personnel.
30 Jan 2015 : MELBOURNE - The unseeded pairing of American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech player Lucie Safarova won the Australian Open women's doubles title Friday, their first Grand Slam success.
05 Dec 2014 : India and Sri Lanka airlifted drinking water to the Maldives Friday after a fire at a desalination plant led to severe shortages and triggered unrest on the streets of the honeymoon islands' capital.
05 Dec 2014 : SHANGHAI - A former Chinese village head accumulated 132 Shanghai residential properties, reports said, the latest "House Uncle" -- a nickname coined by netizens for male officials with multiple properties -- to be identified in a corruption crackdown.
05 Dec 2014 : Police have detained 17 people from Myanmar over a string of gruesome murders in a popular Malaysian tourist destination, and believe the killings are linked to ethnic unrest in their native country, reports said Friday.
05 Dec 2014 : TOKYO - Japan's top court is set to acquit two police officers who shot and killed a man in a fleeing vehicle, reports said.
05 Dec 2014 : In street tents, on stages and online, Hong Kong's young demonstrators express themselves in an emerging dialect that is evolving so rapidly Helen Fan decided to deploy a new weapon in the democracy fight: a dictionary.
05 Dec 2014 : DENPASAR (INDONESIA) - A New Zealand man faces the death penalty after he was arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle crystal methamphetamine into the Indonesian island resort of Bali, a customs official said Friday.
05 Dec 2014 : SYDNEY - Violent discipline was an acceptable part of life at a yoga ashram in Australia where a young girl was allegedly raped by the founder of an international yoga movement, an inquiry has heard.
05 Dec 2014 : Militants hurling grenades stormed an army camp in Indian Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 troops and police in a day of violence in the Muslim-majority state where local elections are being held.
05 Dec 2014 : Millions of people in the Philippines began seeking shelter in churches, schools and other makeshift evacuation centres on Friday as a monster typhoon bore down on the disaster-weary nation.
05 Dec 2014 : A founder of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement branded the occupation of the city's main roads as "high-risk" Friday, urging protesters to turn to new methods of civil disobedience to push for electoral reform.