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12 Dec 2013 : Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was indicted for murder Thursday in connection with a deadly military crackdown on mass opposition protests in Bangkok three years ago, prosecutors said.
12 Dec 2013 : The United States has voiced concern about a ruling by India's Supreme Court which reinstated a colonial-era ban on gay sex which could see same-sex lovers imprisoned.
25 Oct 2013 : Serena Williams reached the WTA Championships semi-finals by brushing aside 2011 winner Petra Kvitova 6-2 6-3 on Thursday to complete a clean sweep of her group matches.
25 Oct 2013 : Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao says he is furiously training like a 20-year-old to break a losing streak and re-establish his reputation as one of the world's best fighters.
25 Oct 2013 : Australia's former prime minister Julia Gillard said Thursday that the United States sent a "really bad message" to a fast-changing Asia when President Barack Obama canceled a visit.
25 Oct 2013 : The body of the final Thai victim to be recovered after last week's Lao Airlines crash arrived in Bangkok on Thursday.
24 Oct 2013 : Former world number one Rory McIlroy showed he was getting back to near his best as he made a solid start to the $7 million BMW Masters in testing, blustery conditions in Shanghai on Thursday.
24 Oct 2013 : Pakistani security officials and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday denied a report that they had approved US drone strikes on the country's soil.
24 Oct 2013 : Rookie Marc Marquez denied Thursday he felt added pressure going into this weekend's Japan Grand Prix as he tries to secure the MotoGP championship after failing to clinch the world title in Australia.
24 Oct 2013 : A private Malaysian university drew criticism Thursday for conferring an honorary doctorate on North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
24 Oct 2013 : Thousands of lactating mothers across the Philippines simultaneously breast fed their babies on Thursday in an attempt to break a world record and break down social taboos.
24 Oct 2013 : North Korea will return six unidentified South Koreans across the two countries' heavily-militarised land border, it said in a surprise announcement Thursday.