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Disused building collapses in China, burying 16

09/30/2013 3:39am
A disused factory building collapsed in northern China early Monday, burying 16 construction workers who were sleeping inside, an official said.

Hagel at DMZ: NKorea watching Syria developments

09/30/2013 3:40am
Standing just steps from the heavily armed border with North Korea, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday that Pyongyang is closely watching the international response to Syria's use of chemical weapons against its own people.

2 ex-leaders convicted of swindling Indian state

09/30/2013 4:53am
Two former chief ministers of an Indian state were convicted Monday of embezzling millions of dollars in the 1990s with bogus bills for cattle feed.

Australia's first woman leader surprised by sexism

09/30/2013 6:42am
Australia's first woman prime minister, who was dumped by her party ahead of September's election loss, revealed on Monday she was surprised by the level of aggressive sexism directed at her during three years in power.

SKorea leader raps Japan during Hagel meeting

09/30/2013 6:47am
South Korea's president on Monday criticized Japan over historical and territorial disputes during a meeting with visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

Global study: World not ready for aging population

09/30/2013 4:09pm
The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study going out Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder rights group.

Australia's new PM makes maiden trip to Indonesia

09/30/2013 10:41pm
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday looked to move beyond border issues that have been a key part of his first trip abroad by promoting the importance of building stronger economic ties with neighboring Indonesia.