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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Set. 25 called a snap election, seeking a fresh term at the helm of the world’s third-largest economy as tensions with nearby North Korea reach fever-pitch.
ISLAMABAD / LONDON
Pakistan yesterday invited Islamist militant groups including the Taliban for peace talks and said banned organizations would be delisted if they “closed down their militant wings.”
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
Taliban insurgents on Thursday claimed responsibility for planting the bomb that killed six British troops...
Japan marks the first anniversary of the devastating magnitude-9.0 earthquake and tsunami that struck its northeastern coast, leaving nearly 20,000 dead or missing and 325,000 people rendered homeless
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BEIJING - The Associated Press
Chinese officials sought yesterday to discredit Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest China’s rule over their region, calling them outcasts, criminals and mentally ill people manipulated by the exiled Dalai Lama.
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PESHAWAR - The Associated Press
A suicide bomber attacked a funeral attended by an anti-Taliban politician in northwest Pakistan today, killing at least 13 mourners and wounding 30 others, police said.
NEW DELHI - Agence France-Presse
New Delhi police said they had arrested a man in connection with last month's bomb...
RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan - The Associated Press
People across Japan prayed and stood in silence today to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation one year ago, killing just over 19,000 people and unleashing the world's worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century.
KABUL - Reuters
A suicide bomber killed at least two civilians on Monday after detonating explosives...
Afghan President Karzai gets harsh criticism from rights organizations, activists and lawmakers after he signs a controversial bill that endorses women as second-class citizens and allows husbands to beat their wives
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BEIJING - Reuters
China said today it will send an envoy to Syria in a fresh bid to help staunch violence there that has divided Beijing from Western and Arab powers demanding stronger action to rein in the forces of President Bashar al-Assad.