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22 May 2013 : An Indian woman who lost her leg after she was thrown from a moving train two years ago has become the first female amputee to climb Everest, expedition organisers said Wednesday.
22 May 2013 : A controversial cull of up to 10,000 wild horses in Australia's harsh Outback reportedly began Wednesday in a bid to control the feral animals which officials say are destroying the land.
02 Apr 2013 : Health authorities ordered medical staff to strengthen monitoring and prepare isolation units for possible new infections with H7N9 avian influenza on Tuesday, amid rumours that doctors had already found more cases in eastern China.
02 Apr 2013 : The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will call an e-auction on April 10 on work to renovate damaged tracks connecting Thailand with Cambodia at the Aranyaprathet-Poipet crossing, Transport Minister Chadchat Suttipan said on Tuesday.
02 Apr 2013 : SINGAPORE – Li Huabo, a former local government official accused of a 94 million yuan ($15 million) fraud in China, was sentenced to 15 months in jail for receiving stolen money in his Singapore bank accounts.
02 Apr 2013 : Muslim academics are advising the Philippines on the historical context of the country’s relationship with Sabah as Manila reportedly considers asserting its dormant claims to the state.
02 Apr 2013 : Global media baron Rupert Murdoch accused the government of his native Australia of "disgraceful and racist" language over a crackdown on visas for skilled migrants.
02 Apr 2013 : Bestselling author Haruki Murakami is to appear at a Q and A session in Japan in May, in a rare public appearance for the publicity-shy but wildly popular writer, its organiser said Tuesday.
02 Apr 2013 : Thai Police say they have arrested a suspect sought by Indonesian authorities for allegedly killing the son of an Indonesian millionaire last year.
02 Apr 2013 : Laos and Vietnam are to complete the demarcation of their 2,000-kilometre border by June, state media reported Tuesday.
02 Apr 2013 : Dozens of gunmen attacked an electricity plant in northwest Pakistan, killing seven people and disrupting power to 100,000 people overnight, officials said Tuesday.
02 Apr 2013 : The trial of a Vietnamese fish farmer who became a folk hero after using homemade shotguns to resist eviction began, with scores of people defying a heavy police presence to show their support.