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10 Dec 2013 : Hundreds of drug users, sex workers, beggars and street children are unlawfully detained in Cambodian rehabilitation centres where they face torture, sexual violence and forced labour, a leading rights group said Monday.
10 Dec 2013 : A joint Chinese-Brazilian environmental monitoring satellite launched Monday from northern China failed to enter orbit, state media and experts said, in a rare setback for the country's ambitious space programme.
22 Oct 2013 : HANOI - Authorities in Vietnam have seized 2.4 tonnes of elephant tusks illegally imported from Malaysia in the second large seizure this month.
22 Oct 2013 : The United States should end the secrecy surrounding its drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen and bring those responsible for illegal attacks to justice, rights campaigners said Tuesday.
22 Oct 2013 : Chinese golf prodigy Guan Tianlang says there's "no limit" to what he can achieve at next year's US Masters if he qualifies by retaining his Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship title this week.
22 Oct 2013 : The body of another Thai victim of the Lao Airlines crash in Champassak province of Laos has been recovered and identified, bringing the number of the Thai victims found to four, Lao authorities said.
22 Oct 2013 : Australia's national capital on Tuesday passed legislation making it the first place in the country to allow gay marriage and said a legal challenge from the federal government would not stop same-sex weddings.
22 Oct 2013 : Once upon a time a poisonous cane toad lived in the South Sea Islands, unloved and unwanted. Condemned as an ecological disaster, the Australian army was even deployed to get rid of it.
22 Oct 2013 : Legendary American boxer "Sugar" Shane Mosley on Tuesday called off his fight with former world middleweight champion Anthony Mundine in a row over money.
22 Oct 2013 : Melbourne Victory coach Ange Postecoglou has accepted an offer to coach the Socceroos but his club needs to thrash out a compensation deal before releasing him, reports said Tuesday.
22 Oct 2013 : All Black Ma'a Nonu announced Tuesday he has signed a two-year deal with his former club the Auckland Blues, ending months of speculation over the veteran centre's Super 15 future.
22 Oct 2013 : Firefighters on Tuesday deliberately merged two major out-of-control blazes in southeastern Australia in a desperate battle to manage the infernos ahead of worsening weather conditions.