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Indonesian executions a 'complete mess', says lawyer

Indonesian executions a 'complete mess', says lawyer Fri, 29 Jul, 2016

Indonesia executed four drug convicts Friday but 10 others due to face the firing squad were given an apparent reprieve in a confused process one lawyer condemned as a "complete mess".
Ex-employee kills 19 in knife attack at Japan home for disabled

Ex-employee kills 19 in knife attack at Japan home for disabled Tue, 26 Jul, 2016

A knife-wielding former employee killed 19 people and injured 25 at a care centre for the mentally disabled in Japan on Tuesday, in the country's worst mass killing in decades.
China HIV leak violates patients' rights: WHO

China HIV leak violates patients' rights: WHO Tue, 19 Jul, 2016

 A leak of HIV carriers' identities in China was a violation of their "fundamental right", the World Health Organization said, after reports that hundreds of infected people were approached by telephone swindlers.
Tribunal rules against Beijing in South China Sea dispute

Tribunal rules against Beijing in South China Sea dispute Tue, 12 Jul, 2016

An international tribunal ruled on Tuesday against China's claims it had "historical rights" in the South China Sea in a bitter dispute that risks further stoking regional tensions.
Beijing vows to ignore high-stakes South China Sea ruling

Beijing vows to ignore high-stakes South China Sea ruling Tue, 12 Jul, 2016

China said it will ignore a ruling expected on Tuesday by an arbitration court in The Hague in a case in which the Philippines is challenging Beijing's right to exploit resources across the South China Sea.
North Korea threatens action over US anti-missile system

North Korea threatens action over US anti-missile system Mon, 11 Jul, 2016

North Korea threatened Monday to take "physical action" after Washington and Seoul announced they would deploy a sophisticated US anti-missile defence system to counter the growing menace from Pyongyang.
Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China Sat, 09 Jul, 2016

Typhoon Nepartak weakened to a strong tropical storm Saturday as it lashed China's eastern coast, bringing powerful winds and heavy rains.

Powerful typhoon blows off Philippines, threatens Taiwan

Powerful typhoon blows off Philippines, threatens Taiwan Thu, 07 Jul, 2016

Philippine forecasters warned fishing boats not to venture out to sea and commercial ships to watch out for big waves Thursday as a powerful typhoon roared off the country's northeastern coast.
Australians vote in tight general election contest

Australians vote in tight general election contest Sat, 02 Jul, 2016

Polls have closed on the Australian east coast on Saturday in general elections in which the ruling conservative coalition expected to lose ground as it seeks a second term after a divisive first three years in power.
Toyota announces recalls for defective air bags, canisters

Toyota announces recalls for defective air bags, canisters Wed, 29 Jun, 2016

Toyota announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags and another 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls.
69 million children to face early death by 2030

69 million children to face early death by 2030 Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

The number of children who do not attend school is rising, child marriage has not dropped in decades and millions of young children will die mostly preventable deaths by 2030 if global poverty is not addressed, UNICEF said in a bleak report issued on Tuesday.
Thousands rally in Australia for same-sex marriage

Thousands rally in Australia for same-sex marriage Sat, 25 Jun, 2016

 Thousands of Australians marched at same-sex marriage rallies across the country on Saturday calling on whichever party wins a July 2 national election to quickly introduce same-sex marriage laws.
78 dead, 500 hurt by storms in eastern China

78 dead, 500 hurt by storms in eastern China Thu, 23 Jun, 2016

Hurricane-force winds, freak hailstorms, pounding rain and a tornado killed 78 people in China's eastern province of Jiangsu on Thursday and injured nearly 500 others, Xinhua reported.
North Korea fires missile but appears to have failed: South Korea

North Korea fires missile but appears to have failed: South Korea Wed, 22 Jun, 2016

North Korea fired one missile from its east coast just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday (2100 GMT Tuesday) but it appears to have failed, South Korea's military officials said.
3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan

3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan Sat, 18 Jun, 2016

An International Space Station crew including an American, a Briton and a Russian landed safely Saturday in the sun-drenched steppes of Kazakhstan.

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