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Japan opposition makes last effort to block security bills

By Mari Yamaguchi ,AP TOKYO -- They filed frivolous no-confidence motions. They made long-winded speeches to explain them. One employed the...

Thai police: Suspect’s prints match those on bomb material

By NATTASUDA ANUSONADISAI and JOCELYN GECKER BANGKOK, AP Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man...

Abu Sayyaf receives new funds; Philippine spy agency fears attack

By Jim Gomez, AP MANILA, Philippines -- Abu Sayyaf militants received funds from an unidentified donor after posting an Internet video of the group’s founders...

Autoradiograph: radioactivity after the 3/11 quake

By Masamichi Kagaya (Photographer) and Dr. Satoshi Mori (University of Tokyo)

Rain finally brings end to Sydney bushfires

SYDNEY, Reuters Australian firefighters battling the fiercest bushfires around Sydney in about eight years declared an end to the crisis on Wednesday after heavy...

Arrested militant admits Indonesia beheadings

AFP JAKARTA -- A suspected militant being held here after his arrest in Malaysia has admitted involvement in the beheading of three Christian schoolgirls in...

Thousands of mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy hero

By Kelly MacNamara , AFP YANGON--Thousands of mourners Wednesday attended the funeral of Win Tin, a giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of...

Indonesians rally against anti-porn bill

JAKARTA, Indonesia, AP Dancers, musicians and models rallied in the world’s most populous Muslim nation on Saturday against a proposed anti-pornography bill that could impose...

Hwang confesses to faking stem-cell data

By Jack Kim SEOUL, Reuters Disgraced stem-cell scientist Hwang Woo-suk on Tuesday admitted to fabricating some data that went into a landmark paper but said...

Mainland reporters welcomed by defense ministry

CNA The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday that resident mainland Chinese reporters will be welcome to cover its routine press conferences. The...

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