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19 May 2013 : South Korea's Chella Choi fired a six-under par 66 Saturday to seize a one-stroke lead over Sweden's surging Anna Nordqvist after the third round of the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic.
19 May 2013 : Myanmar President Thein Sein began Saturday the first visit to Washington by a leader of his country in nearly 50 years as the United States throws its support behind his reforms.
22 Mar 2013 : Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
22 Mar 2013 : A preliminary hearing into the case of a Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man was adjourned until April 8 here Thursday, court officials said.
22 Mar 2013 : China's Li Na made a winning return to WTA action on Thursday, beating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-1 in her second-round opener at the Miami WTA and ATP Masters hardcourt tournament.
22 Mar 2013 : YANGON - At least 11 people died and a mosque was burned in two days of rioting in a central Myanmar town, in the latest challenge for the government in keeping the peace while making the transition to pluralist democracy.
22 Mar 2013 : Myanmar must launch an independent investigation into reports of widespread human rights violations, the United Nations' top human rights body said Thursday.
21 Mar 2013 : The United Nations on Thursday said it will for the first time establish a commission of inquiry into grave human rights violations in North Korea that may amount to crimes against humanity.
21 Mar 2013 : Taiwan and China have agreed to consider exchanging liaison offices in yet another sign of warming ties between the former rivals, officials said Thursday.
21 Mar 2013 : A Singapore court on Thursday sentenced two Chinese workers to four weeks in jail each for staging a high-rise protest atop construction cranes in December, local media reported.
21 Mar 2013 : Environmental group Sea Shepherd has filed a suit against the crew of Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru alleging piracy and attempted manslaughter after they clashed in the Antarctic Ocean in February, their lawyers said on Thursday.
21 Mar 2013 : MALAI, Cambodia - About 1,000 mourners massed Thursday for the cremation of Ieng Sary, a co-founder of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, highlighting the stark divide between supporters and victims of the brutal communist regime.