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Police: Man kills 4 in latest China knife attack

08/26/2013 12:54am
A disgruntled man went on a stabbing spree in a southwestern Chinese city, killing four people and wounding 11, police said Monday, in the latest in a string of apparently random attacks across the country.

Chinese oil executive under investigation

08/26/2013 1:19am
A vice president of China's biggest oil company, state-owned CNPC, is under investigation on suspicion of unspecified "severe violations of discipline," the government said Monday.

China helicopter training with air-to-air missiles

08/26/2013 3:15am
A Chinese-developed attack helicopter has successfully fired air-to-air missiles for the first time, state media said Monday, in another apparent advance for the domestic arms industry.

Ex-rebel fighters become officers in Nepal's army

08/26/2013 4:51am
Seventy former communist rebels graduated from Nepal's military academy on Monday and became officers in the national army they once fought.

Thai police crackdown 'laughing gas' balloons

08/26/2013 5:23am
Thai authorities are cracking down on vendors in Bangkok's main backpacker district selling cheap doses of balloons filled with nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, to tourists.

Freed from prison, Vietnamese dissident speaks out

08/26/2013 5:44am
A young Vietnamese dissident released early from prison said Monday she will continue fighting for multiparty democracy in the Communist-ruled Southeast Asian country after the leniency shown by authorities in freeing her.

Calm returns to violence-scarred Myanmar town

08/26/2013 5:50am
A tense calm returned Monday to a Myanmar town that was ripped apart by sectarian violence, leaving hundreds homeless after Buddhist mobs tore through the small, winding streets torching Muslim-owned houses and stores.

Dreamers work to create huge new park in Delhi

08/26/2013 8:35am
In a tangle of forgotten, overgrown brush in the heart of India's capital, a quiet plan has been hatched to change the landscape of one of the world's most populous cities.

Report: India's Sonia Gandhi stable in hospital

08/26/2013 6:35pm
Sonia Gandhi, India's most powerful politician and the leader of the ruling Congress party alliance, was in stable condition after falling ill during a debate in Parliament.

Startups gain appeal as some Japan Inc. names fade

08/26/2013 6:42pm
In a shabby back-alley office in Shibuya, a Tokyo district known for youth culture and tech ventures, defectors from corporate Japan are hard at work for a little-known company they fervently believe will be the country's next big manufacturing success.