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Pakistan to push forward on gas project with Iran

12/10/2013 2:27am
Pakistan will push forward with a controversial pipeline to import natural gas from neighboring Iran, Pakistan said Tuesday, a project opposed by the United States.

Economic experiment shows limits of NKorean change

12/10/2013 3:31am
Many of the ways in which this dusty, windswept area differs from most of North Korea are easiest to see at night.

Chinese law professor expelled over article

12/10/2013 3:39am
A Chinese law professor said Tuesday that he has been expelled from his college after he refused to recant an article he wrote calling for constitutional rule in China.

Activists, families protest Kashmir disappearances

12/10/2013 4:02am
Activists and families staged sit-in protests in Indian-held Kashmir on Tuesday to demand justice for torture and rape victims as well as answers about how 8,000 people allegedly disappeared in the conflict-ridden Himalayan territory.

Filipino judge acquits 3 Indonesia terror suspects

12/10/2013 5:02am
A Philippine judge has acquitted three Indonesian terror suspects and ordered their deportation, saying they were illegally arrested for carrying guns and explosives at a southern seaport nine years ago.

Pakistani doctor wins $1M to fight child deaths

12/10/2013 8:36am
A Pakistani doctor won a $1 million grant Tuesday to fight early child mortality in a small fishing village in southern Pakistan in a contest financed by an American entrepreneur to find innovative ways to save lives, The Caplow Children's Prize said.

US-led Pacific trade zone talks end without deal

12/10/2013 8:42am
The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal.

Thai democracy enters dangerous new crossroads

12/10/2013 8:52pm
Protesters waging a surreal political fight to oust Thailand's elected prime minister are trying to establish what amounts to a parallel government _ one complete with "security volunteers" to replace the police, a foreign policy of their own and a central committee that has already begun issuing audacious orders.