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26 May 2013 : Heavily-armed Maoist rebels on Saturday killed 17 people, including 12 local Congress leaders, after ambushing a convoy in a remote tribal belt of central India, a top police officer said.
25 May 2013 : Tens of thousands of people rallied near Malaysia's capital Saturday night against alleged electoral fraud, further raising the political temperature after divisive recent polls.
27 Mar 2013 : A strong earthquake struck central Taiwan Wednesday, killing one person and causing minor damage to buildings throughout the island.
27 Mar 2013 : A US admonition to Laos over its shaky human rights record spurred efforts Tuesday to halt the possible deportation from Thailand of a former ethnic leader to the authoritarian Southeast Asian nation.
27 Mar 2013 : PUTRAJAYA - Malaysian leader Najib Razak has warned that nascent reforms can't be done "overnight" and that Southeast Asia's third-largest economy risks slipping backwards if he does not win a strong majority in an election he must call within weeks.
27 Mar 2013 : Ten people were killed and two were missing after a motorized boat capsized in a marsh in the southern Philippines, police and local officials said Wednesday.
27 Mar 2013 : YANGON - A rampaging mob set fire to a mosque and homes in a central Myanmar town, a police official said Wednesday, the latest outbreak of violence in communal unrest that has left at least 40 people dead.
27 Mar 2013 : Insulting Indonesia’s head of state could be punishable by a prison sentence of up to five years under a proposed revision to the country’s criminal code.
27 Mar 2013 : SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea repeated threats on Tuesday to target US military bases as Washington and its allies tightened economic sanctions against the isolated country by targeting Pyongyang's main foreign exchange bank with new measures.
27 Mar 2013 : Prospects for Thai exports to Asean markets are not as promising as hoped, with several Thai agricultural products in a worrisome condition, according to the latest survey by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.