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US mulls putting NK on terror listBBC News - Asia
The US is considering putting North Korea back on its terrorism sponsors list, President Barack Obama says, after a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures.
Pakistan carries out more executionsBBC News - Asia
Pakistan hangs four convicts in the second set of executions since the death penalty was reinstated after the deadly Peshawar school massacre.
Xi defends 'one-China' idea in MacauBBC News - Asia
Chinese President Xi Jinping urges Macau residents to respect the "one-China" policy, amid street protests in the former Portuguese colony.
Afghan Guantanamo inmates freedBBC News - Asia
Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
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Chinese premier's Eurasian tour achieves fruitful resultsXINHUANEWS
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's just concluded three-nation tour in Asia and Europe achieved fruitful results in enhancing China's cooperation with foreign countries both nearby and faraway.
High-quality trains to speed up GMS connectivityXINHUANEWS
Countries within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) will become better connected following a deal to build a high-caliber train network in the area.
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In Australia, 8 Youths Die in Mass StabbingThe Chosun Ilbo
Australian police say they have found the bodies of eight children and a woman suffering from stab wounds in a house in northern city. Queensland state police said they were called to a house in the Cairns suburb of Manoora Friday morning and found a wounded woman and the bodies of eight c...
Obama: U.S to Respond to N.Korea Sony AttackThe Chosun Ilbo
U.S. President Barack Obama has vowed that U.S will respond "proportionally" to the cyberattack on Sony Pictures that the FBI has blamed on North Korea. Speaking during his annual end-of-year news conference at the White House, Obama said Sony "made a mistake" in canceling the release of a...
China Arrests Korean-American Aid WorkerThe Chosun Ilbo
A Korean-American missionary and aid worker has been arrested in China and accused of embezzlement and counterfeiting. Peter Hahn, 74, was arrested by Chinese authorities on Friday, according to his attorney, Zhang Peihong. Zhang said Hahn, a Christian, had run a vocational school in the t...
N.Korean Special Zones Leave Foreign Investors ColdThe Chosun Ilbo
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sought to attract foreign investments in the North's economic zones, but the results have been disappointing. The North's ambitious 24 economic zones have attracted almost no foreign investment. The regime has difficulty earning foreign currency in other...
Two Taiwanese fishing ships safe, out of Indonesian watersFocus News
Taipei, Dec. 20 (CNA) Taiwan's Fisheries Agency said Saturday that two of three Taiwanese ships suspected of operating illegally in
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Canadian man told to pay $1.5 million for credit card fraudFocus News
FARGO, North Dakota (AP) -- Prosecutors described a Toronto man's massive credit card fraud scheme as high-tech bank robbery -- stealing the identities of 38,000
Hoffenheim routs Hertha Berlin 5-0 away in BundesligaFocus News
BERLIN (AP) -- Hertha Berlin slumped to a 5-0 loss at home to Hoffenheim on Sunday, increasing the hosts' relegation fears on the last day