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Vietnam releases dengue-blocking mosquito

11/05/2013 1:01am
Nguyen Thi Yen rolls up the sleeves of her white lab coat and delicately slips her arms into a box covered by a sheath of mesh netting. Immediately, the feeding frenzy begins.

Thai Airways says burst tire found on Airbus

11/05/2013 1:47am
Thai Airways said it discovered a burst tire on an Airbus A300-600 after the aircraft landed safely Tuesday at an airport in northern Thailand.

Chinese woman sentenced to death in $200M fraud

11/05/2013 3:07am
A court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence of a Chinese businesswoman convicted of cheating investors of $200 million in the second case of its kind this year.

Militants kill 5 policemen in northeast India

11/05/2013 6:11am
About 30 militants armed with assault rifles ambushed a group of police officers in northeastern India on Tuesday, killing five, officials said.

Philippines, US disagree in troop deployment talks

11/05/2013 6:29am
The Philippine defense chief said Tuesday that disagreements between U.S. and Filipino negotiators are prolonging talks on an accord allowing an increase in American military presence in the country.

Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny

11/05/2013 7:12am
A Bangladesh court sentenced 152 people to death Tuesday for a 2009 mutiny by disgruntled border guards who killed dozens of military commanders during a brutal, two-day uprising.

Relatives of China activist lawyer depart for US

11/05/2013 9:45pm
The mother and brother of blind activist Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng flew to the U.S. Wednesday for a family reunion amid concerns for the health of another relative imprisoned in China.