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AP PHOTOS: India glitters ahead of Diwali

11/01/2013 12:30am
Millions of Indians stocked up on firecrackers, handed out sweets and adorned their homes with glowing lanterns and sparklers ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, on Sunday.

Singapore newspaper blog site hacked by Anonymous

11/01/2013 3:12am
A purported member of the Internet hacking group Anonymous breached a blog linked to Singapore's leading newspaper Friday, heightening concerns about cybersecurity among the city-state's government agencies.

China: East Turkestan movement behind deadly crash

11/01/2013 5:06am
China's top security official blamed a little-known militant group for this week's suicide car crash that killed five people in the heart of the capital, renewing Beijing's disputed claim that the country faces a significant, organized terrorist threat.

Indian tribal groups protest multiple rebel taxes

11/01/2013 9:01am
Thousands of tribal residents in remote northeast India are protesting against paying taxes to multiple rebel groups fighting for autonomy and a single Naga tribal homeland.

Officials: US drone strike in Pakistan kills 3

11/01/2013 9:15am
Intelligence officials in Pakistan say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed at least three people in North Waziristan.

Officials: US drone strike in Pakistan kills 3

11/01/2013 9:57am
A suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan on a village known to harbor militants killed at least three people Friday, intelligence officials said, as popular anger boils in the country over the bombings.

TEPCO, US to cooperate in Japan nuke plant cleanup

11/01/2013 10:28am
The utility operating Japan's crippled nuclear power plant said Friday that it will work with the U.S. Department of Energy in decommissioning the site and in dealing with radioactive water problems.

Officials: Drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

11/01/2013 10:47am
Intelligence officials say the leader of the Pakistani Taliban was one of three people killed in a suspected U.S. drone strike.

Officials: US drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader

11/01/2013 11:25am
A U.S. drone strike killed the leader of the Pakistani Taliban Friday, U.S. and Pakistani officials said, in a report that if confirmed would be a major blow to the group that comes just a day after the government said it started peace talks with the militants.

China's fireworks factory blast kills 11

11/01/2013 11:28pm
An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed 11 workers and injured 17 others, state media and a local official said Saturday.

China detains man in kidnap, killing of 3 children

11/01/2013 11:49pm
Chinese authorities detained a man who they said confessed to kidnapping three children from the same southern village and killing them in a forest, officials said Saturday.