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11 Dec 2013 : Singapore police have questioned nearly 4,000 foreign workers in a widening crackdown following the city-state's first riot in more than 40 years, officials confirmed Wednesday.
11 Dec 2013 : The head of a tiny Pacific airline that pioneered a fare system based on passengers' weight said Wednesday the move had been so successful the carrier is upgrading its fleet.
21 Oct 2013 : Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh failed Monday to strike a long-delayed nuclear power deal with Russia during talks with President Vladimir Putin that also focused on big arms and energy deals.
21 Oct 2013 : Thirteen Vietnamese fishermen were arrested after being found in Philippine waters with a haul of protected sea turtles, police said Monday.
21 Oct 2013 : A pipeline pumping natural gas from Myanmar to energy-hungry China has gone fully operational, state-run Chinese media said on Monday.
21 Oct 2013 : Tamim Iqbal missed out on a century as New Zealand restricted Bangladesh to 228-5 on the first day of the second Test in Dhaka on Monday, before rain ended play early.
21 Oct 2013 : A bomb hit a passenger train in Pakistan's restive southwest on Monday, killing at least six people and wounding more than 17 others, officials said.
21 Oct 2013 : Notorious Australian crime figure-turned-author Mark "Chopper" Read offered a callous confession to four murders, including two unsolved cases, in his final interview just weeks before dying from cancer.
21 Oct 2013 : Choking clouds of pollution blanketed a Chinese city famed for its annual ice festival Monday, slashing visibility to a few metres, shutting schools and halting transport in scenes that underscored the nation's environmental challenges.
21 Oct 2013 : Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder resumed his cricket career Monday, targeting a return to the Black Caps after a tumultuous year that included a drugs ban and a near-fatal beating.
21 Oct 2013 : Maldives officials on Monday rescheduled the country's presidential election, two days after police blocked the last attempt to hold a vote saying it was illegal.
21 Oct 2013 : Rookie Marc Marquez has vowed to put his costly mistake at the Australian MotoGP behind him, insisting his bid to be crowned the youngest MotoGP world champion is on track.