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  1. 1. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Taiwan 'regrets' embarrassing Washington with flag-raising

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - Taiwan on Wednesday expressed regret at embarrassing its chief ally the United States after a Taiwanese flag-raising ceremony in Washington sparked US criticism and Chinese anger.

  2. 2. news | 02 Jan 2015

    Yangon stunned by flag prank

    » The Yangon Division Justice Department has filed a report with police requesting them to investigate and take action against whoever hoisted the State of Burma flag on top of the Divisional High Court building in Yangon ...

  3. 3. news | 29 Jan 2015

    Philippines mourns police killed in anti-terror bloodbath

    By AFP

    » A long, slow procession of coffins draped in the Philippine flag poured out of military transport planes in Manila on Thursday, as the country mourned dozens of policemen killed in a botched anti-terror operation.

  4. 4. news | 21 Jan 2015

    China has mountain to climb with 2022 Winter Olympics bid

    By AFP

    » TAIZICHENG (CHINA) - High on a barren mountainside, a red flag marks the spot where China hopes ski jumpers will launch themselves to glory at the 2022 Winter Olympics. But hosting the Games would require a giant leap of...

  5. 5. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Huge anti-Charlie Hebdo rally in Chechnya as global protests rumble on

    By AFP

    » The backlash over Charlie Hebdo rumbled on Monday after days of bloodshed in Niger, with a huge rally in Chechnya against the magazine's cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, Afghan protesters burning the French flag an...

  6. 6. news | 16 Dec 2014

    Nightmare before Christmas in Sydney ends in bangs, bloodshed

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Nearly 17 hours after a lone gunman unfurled an Islamic flag above a "MERRY CHRISTMAS" window sign and took customers and staff captive, the siege of a Sydney cafe ended early Tuesday with explosive bangs and fl...

  7. 7. news | 15 Dec 2014

    Australian Muslim groups condemn Sydney cafe siege

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - More than 40 Australian Muslim groups on Monday jointly condemned a siege at a Sydney cafe in which hostages were taken by an armed man and an Islamic flag displayed.

  8. 8. news | 15 Dec 2014

    Malaysia Airlines shares suspended as part of rescue plan

    By AFP

    » KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines suspended its shares from the country's stock exchange Monday under a government rescue plan for the flag carrier which is fighting for survival after losing two planes this year.

  9. 9. news | 15 Dec 2014

    UPDATE: 5 flee Sydney hostage cafe

    By AP

    » SYDNEY — Five people have fled from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages, some of whom later called a local radio station, passing on the gunman's demand for an Islamic State flag and to s...

  10. 10. news | 15 Dec 2014

    Hostages held inside Sydney cafe

    » SYDNEY - Hostages were being held inside a cafe in central Sydney Monday with a siege underway and an Islamic flag held up to a window, witnesses and reports said.

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