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19 Dec 2013 : South Korea will repatriate the remains of more than 400 Chinese soldiers who were killed during the Korean War some 60 years ago, military officials said Thursday.
19 Dec 2013 : Workers have temporarily halted construction work on the Xayaboury hydropower dam in northern Laos due to high water levels of the Mekong River.
06 Nov 2013 : David Hicks, once dubbed the "Aussie Taliban" after being captured in Afghanistan and spending more than five years at Guantanamo Bay, vowed to clear his name Wednesday after filing an appeal against his conviction.
06 Nov 2013 : With deals from London to Singapore, China is seeking a greater role for its yuan currency in global markets to challenge the hegemony of the almighty dollar.
06 Nov 2013 : A series of bombs packed with ball-bearings exploded outside a provincial headquarters of China's ruling Communist Party on Wednesday, police and reports said, killing at least one person.
06 Nov 2013 : Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has denied a rift with strategic ally Indonesia over spying allegations as she left Wednesday for the Bali Democracy Forum.
06 Nov 2013 : Veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, Australia's most-capped player, has announced his retirement from international football, reports said Wednesday.
06 Nov 2013 : Filipino star Nonito Donaire and Australian-based Armenian southpaw Vic Darchinyan meet Saturday in a 10-round featherweight rematch of former world champions trying to revive their careers.
06 Nov 2013 : Australian David Hicks, who entered a guilty plea at a 2007 military tribunal at the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison, filed an appeal Tuesday seeking to overturn his conviction.
06 Nov 2013 : The timing of a planned switch of US wartime command to South Korean forces is "not that important," a top US military officer said Tuesday.
06 Nov 2013 : China on Tuesday demanded that Japan provide "accurate" information on how it is handling new fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
06 Nov 2013 : New Zealand's record-breaking shot putter Valerie Adams was one of three women shortlisted for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) female athlete of the year on Tuesday.