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22 Dec 2013 : In two high-profile firsts, women were named to lead General Motors and the US Federal Reserve this year -- posts that had always been held by men. Yet women are still rarely found at the top.
22 Dec 2013 : MANILA - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged international donors to increase aid for typhoon victims in the Philippines amid shortages in food, water and shelter.
27 Oct 2013 : A series of crude bombs killed five people and injured dozens in an eastern Indian city Sunday, shortly before opposition candidate Narendra Modi was due to hold a campaign rally.
27 Oct 2013 : Nepalese police have arrested a politician and two other men over the fatal drive-by shooting of a candidate slated to run in next month's national elections, an official said Sunday.
27 Oct 2013 : Southeast Asia's congested capitals could use more anti-traffic champions such as Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo. When the Indonesian government gave tax breaks on low-cost "green cars" in June, Mr Widodo opposed the policy, saying it would sabotage his efforts to solve the city's chronic traffic problem.
27 Oct 2013 : Philippine conservationists hit out Sunday at a wakeskating "stunt" that took place at an ancient mountain rice terrace, accusing sponsors of exploiting the UNESCO World Heritage site.
27 Oct 2013 : At least five people were killed in nationwide clashes as Bangladesh's opposition Sunday began a three-day strike to demand the prime minister quit and make way for polls under a caretaker government.
27 Oct 2013 : A Chinese newspaper issued a front-page apology on Sunday recanting its bold defence of an employee arrested after reporting on a company's "financial problems", adding another twist to the high-profile media controversy.
27 Oct 2013 : As the young girl's voice rings out into the desert night, singing a soft lullaby to the restless baby she holds, the audience is spellbound.
27 Oct 2013 : All Blacks prop Joe Moody was ruled out of New Zealand's northern hemisphere tour with a broken leg on Sunday on the eve of the squad's departure.
27 Oct 2013 : Seoul returned four North Korean fishermen and their boat on Sunday after it drifted into southern waters, military authorities said, two days after Pyongyang handed back six detained South Koreans.
27 Oct 2013 : MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez crashed his Honda at high speed but walked away unscathed on Sunday hours before the start of the Japanese Grand Prix, where he is bidding to make history.