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23 May 2013 : China's Zheng Jie knocked top seed Caroline Wozniacki out of the Brussels Open on Wednesday, just hours after prevailing in a three-set opener held over because of Tuesday's heavy rain.
23 May 2013 : The UN refugee agency took Australia to task Wednesday over a tough new policy that allows boat people who reach its mainland to be sent to remote Nauru or Papua New Guinea for detention while their asylum claims are processed.
28 Mar 2013 : US President Barack Obama will welcome Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to the White House on Tuesday, as he seeks to bolster his diplomatic 'pivot' to Asia in his second term.
28 Mar 2013 : Battered New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder was showing signs of improvement on Friday and gave family the thumbs-up as police charged two men with assaulting the gifted batsman in a savage beating.
28 Mar 2013 : An envoy of the Dalai Lama said Wednesday that Tibetans would likely end a wave of self-immolation protests if China reopened dialogue with the exiled spiritual leader to address grievances.
28 Mar 2013 : A "bazooka" cyber attack described as the most powerful ever seen has slowed traffic on the Internet, security experts said, raising fresh concerns over online security.
28 Mar 2013 : Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez left a capacity crowd of 20,000 fans disappointed on his debut in Taiwan on Wednesday as his team were edged 9-8 in extra-innings.
27 Mar 2013 : Japan's one-time maverick Internet tycoon Takafumi Horie used Twitter Wednesday to announce his release from prison after serving nearly two years for accounting fraud.
27 Mar 2013 : Taiwan is on track to take delivery of 12 anti-submarine aircraft from the United States by mid-2015, a report said Wednesday, as it seeks to beef up its naval defences against China.
27 Mar 2013 : Wine waiters of the world gathered in Tokyo on Wednesday for a competition to find the planet's best sommelier.
27 Mar 2013 : Afghanistan on Wednesday cancelled a planned army visit to Pakistan to protest against alleged cross border shelling, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the troubled neighbours.
27 Mar 2013 : China's increasingly powerful navy has denied firing on a Vietnamese boat in disputed waters in the South China Sea, state media said Wednesday, as its craft made wide-ranging patrols of the region.