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Daniel Pearl murder suspect releasedBBC News - Asia
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.
Detained Myanmar reporter shot deadBBC News - Asia
A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.
First transplant of 'dead' heartBBC News - Asia
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
Hindu activists 'attack India cafe'BBC News - Asia
Members of the governing BJP's youth wing vandalise a coffee shop, decrying meetings there between boys and girls.
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Chinese premier meets Tanzanian presidentXINHUANEWS
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with visiting Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete in Beijing on Friday.
Chinese top political advisor meets Bahamas senate headXINHUANEWS
Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng said in Beijing Friday that China is ready to further lift the level of cooperation with the Bahamas.
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WHO Advises Against Ebola Travel BanThe Chosun Ilbo
The emergency Ebola committee of the World Health Organization has again come out against bans on travel and trade with the countries where the virus is wreaking the greatest havoc. The committee of experts says this will not stop the spread of Ebola. The Emergency Committee declared Ebola...
2 Dead, 4 Wounded in Washington State High School ShootingThe Chosun Ilbo
A student opened fire Friday inside his high school cafeteria near Seattle, Washington, killing a fellow student and wounding four others before killing himself. Police said three of the wounded were in critical condition at a nearby hospital. They said they were confident that only one sh...
China Launches Unmanned Lunar MissionThe Chosun Ilbo
China has launched an unmanned spacecraft that for the first time in the country's space program will fly around the moon and return to Earth. The unnamed probe took off early Friday from the Xichang satellite launch center in the southwestern province of Sichuan. The eight-day prog...
Koreans Enthusiastic Users of Shopping WebsitesThe Chosun Ilbo
Korean consumers are more enthusiastic online shoppers than their Chinese and Japanese counterparts, according to a study by IBM. Surveying 30,554 adults in 16 countries, the company found that Chinese consumers are avid users of social media, location tracking services and smartphones, wh...
Pesticides found in tea in Taiwan marketFocus News
While levels of pesticide residues were within limits set by health authorities, the number of different residues is worrying
NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibitionFocus News
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten
Costa Rica downs Trinidad & Tobago on PKsFocus News
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Costa Rica earned the team's first trip to the World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Women's Championship match by
Cook, Dawson share Champions Tour leadFocus News
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- John Cook and Marco Dawson shot rounds of 7-under 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's