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10 Dec 2013 : Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters and activists, including Buddhist monks, took to the streets Tuesday to mark Human Rights Day and call for improvements in the kingdom's rights record.
10 Dec 2013 : Sharks swimming too close to popular beaches in Western Australia will be hunted and killed by professional fishermen, under a controversial new programme launched Tuesday.
07 Dec 2013 : North Korea Saturday released a detained American veteran of the Korean War as US Vice President Joe Biden visited the world's last Cold War frontier.
07 Dec 2013 : Mitchell Johnson shattered England's hopes of a series-levelling win in the second Test with one of the great Ashes bowling spells as Australia took an iron grip on Saturday.
07 Dec 2013 : Australia put a brave face on being plunged into a World Cup "group of death" Saturday as Asian rivals Japan, South Korea and Iran welcomed easier assignments in Brazil.
07 Dec 2013 : New Zealand were stranded an agonising 33 runs short of their first Test victory in more than a year Saturday when rain washed out the final session of the first Test against the West Indies in Dunedin.
07 Dec 2013 : Australia are looking at facing reigning world champions Spain, the Netherlands and Chile as an enormous challenge rather than as confronting a "group of death", Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou said Saturday.
07 Dec 2013 : The United States urged China Friday to set up an emergency hotline with Japan and South Korea to avoid confusion in its newly-declared airspace.
07 Dec 2013 : South Korean figure skating star Kim Yu-Na returned from injury on Friday to kick off her Olympic season by taking the lead after the short programme at the Golden Spin in Zagreb.
07 Dec 2013 : World number one Sara Takanashi helped Japan to victory in the mixed teams ski jumping event at Lillehammer on Friday.
07 Dec 2013 : China's reformist New Citizens Movement is widening the attraction of activism with its low-key gatherings -- and its loose cell structure worries the mighty Communist state despite the group's tiny size, campaigners say.
07 Dec 2013 : Turkey has yet to receive any new bids to supply a new missile system to rival a controversial multi-billion dollar offer by a US-blacklisted Chinese company, a government official said Friday.