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Tibetan denies official version of cousin's death

10/23/2013 1:06am
Soon after Sangay Gyatso lit himself on fire and burned to death in one of China's ethnic Tibetan areas, police came knocking on his family's door with questions _ and seemingly the answers as well.

Thousands gather in Cambodian opposition protest

10/23/2013 1:47am
Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters began a three-day rally Wednesday to protest what they say was a rigged election and the illegitimate return to power of Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Canadian weed finds export market in Asia

10/23/2013 1:47am
For the young Vietnamese dope smokers rolling up outside a smart Hanoi cafe, local cannabis is just not good enough. As with their Adidas caps, IPhones and Sanskrit tattoos, so with their choice of bud: only foreign will do.

Filipino, China oil firms eye deal in disputed sea

10/23/2013 5:58am
A Filipino-British company has begun talks with China's state-owned offshore oil producer for an oil- and gas-exploration deal in part of the South China Sea where Philippine and Chinese vessels were involved in a confrontation just two and a half years ago.

China, India sign border cooperation agreement

10/23/2013 6:12am
China and India sounded a new optimistic tone in their relationship Wednesday as they signed an agreement to boost meetings between their militaries to avoid any repeat of this year's tense standoff along their disputed Himalayan border.

Thousands march in Cambodian opposition protest

10/23/2013 6:42am
Thousands of Cambodian opposition supporters marched through the capital Wednesday to deliver a petition to the United Nations urging it to intervene in what they say was a rigged election that illegitimately returned Prime Minister Hun Sen to power.

Villagers in south China turn on police; 27 hurt

10/23/2013 8:17am
Villagers in southern China attacked policemen who were seeking a pair of suspects, injuring 27 officers, state media said Wednesday.

India says Pakistani troops attacked border posts

10/23/2013 10:11am
India on Wednesday accused Pakistani troops of firing guns and mortars on at least 50 Indian border posts overnight in disputed Kashmir, calling it the most serious cease-fire violation between the nuclear-armed neighbors in a decade.

Images show new work at NKorea's nuclear test site

10/23/2013 10:12am
A U.S. research institute says North Korea has made new tunnel entrances at its nuclear test site in a sign it is preparing to conduct more underground explosions there in the future.