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25 May 2013 : Tens of thousands of people rallied near Malaysia's capital Saturday night against alleged electoral fraud, further raising the political temperature after divisive recent polls.
25 May 2013 : Taiwan on Saturday protested to the Philippines for sending naval ships to disputed South China Sea islands in the latest diplomatic spat between the two governments.
21 May 2013 : US lawmakers debating a landmark immigration bill on Monday approved the provision of 5,000 visas to Tibetan refugees to enter the United States over the next three years.
21 May 2013 : Chinese schoolboy Guan Tianlang, the youngest player in Masters history, will continue his dream run in US PGA events by playing in next week's Memorial tournament, organizers said Monday.
21 May 2013 : Pakistan's incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday threw his support behind peace talks with the country's Taliban insurgents, saying it would be a top priority for his new government.
21 May 2013 : CHIANG MAI : Heads of state attending the second Asia-Pacific Water Summit yesterday jointly pledged to prevent their economies and societies from flood and drought disasters.
21 May 2013 : South Korean Prime Minister Jung Hong-won took time out from the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai to talk with ACHARA ASHAYAGACHAT about tensions on the Korean peninsula and Thai-Korean ties.
20 May 2013 : A blood-soaked vengeance tale from Japan drew the biggest boos in the race for the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, with critics savaging a "risible" parade of cliches.
20 May 2013 : Defending champion Zhang Jike of China retained his men's singles title at the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris on Monday after defeating compatriot Wang Hao in the final.
20 May 2013 : MANILA — The Philippines said Monday that it would make "coordinated efforts" with Taiwan to look into the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman but stopped short of a joint investigation.
20 May 2013 : New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori could return to action in the second Test against England this week after Bruce Martin was ruled out of the rest of the tour with a calf injury.
20 May 2013 : Black-clad students wielding branches and bamboo sticks on Monday mimed the abuse and murder of Khmer Rouge victims to remember the dead on Cambodia's annual "Day of Anger".