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Japan, Russia agree to expand defense ties

11/02/2013 5:16am
Japan and Russia held their first high-level defense and diplomatic talks Saturday and agreed to step up cooperation between their militaries amid regional security concerns such as North Korea and China.

Myanmar 'God's Army' twins reunite, seek comrades

11/02/2013 10:14am
When they were kids, Johnny and Luther Htoo were bulletproof and invulnerable to land mines _ or so went the story that briefly made them famous as hundreds of guerrillas followed and even worshipped them in the southeastern jungles of Myanmar. Today, well over a decade later, their "God's Army" is no more, and the twins' greatest accomplishment may be that both are still alive.

Who might succeed dead Pakistani Taliban leader

11/02/2013 11:22am
A look at the Pakistani Taliban and those being discussed as successors to Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in an U.S. drone strike Friday: