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13 Dec 2013 : BEIJING - Apple Inc has removed an anti-censorship application from its Chinese app store on orders from Beijing, the software's developers claim.
13 Dec 2013 : A gold and jade statue of Mao Zedong worth more than $16 million was unveiled Friday, in the latest example of Communist China's indecision over how to commemorate its founding father's 120th anniversary.
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.
22 Oct 2013 : China's CNOOC and CNPC, Anglo-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell and France's Total joined Brazilian state operator Petrobras in winning production rights to the huge "Libra" Atlantic oilfield.
22 Oct 2013 : Communist insurgents killed nine soldiers Monday in landmine ambushes in the southern Philippines, the military said.
22 Oct 2013 : Witnesses against four alleged members of a global football match-fixing syndicate are "unwilling" to testify for fear of reprisals, Singapore's interior minister said Monday.
22 Oct 2013 : Investigators have detected signals from the flight data recorders of a Lao Airlines plane which plunged into the Mekong River killing all 49 people on board, officials said Monday.
21 Oct 2013 : North Korea on Monday warned of "merciless firing" against the South if it goes ahead with a reported plan to develop shells to carry anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border.
21 Oct 2013 : Afghanistan's intelligence service on Monday warned candidates in the 2014 presidential election that mobile phones, computers and cameras given to them as gifts could contain hidden bombs.
21 Oct 2013 : Prosecutors demanded life imprisonment Monday for two former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge accused of crimes against humanity, delighting survivors hoping for long-awaited justice for the "Killing Fields" atrocities.
21 Oct 2013 : The flight recorder of the Lao Airlines plane that crashed into the Mekong River near Pakse airport in Champassak province on Oct 16 has been located, Sommat Phonsena, Lao Minister for Public Works and Transport, said on Monday.