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updated Thu. March 5, 2015

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:51:44 GMT
A militant Korean nationalist slashes the face of the US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, at a breakfast meeting in Seoul.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:53:50 GMT
China's Premier Li Keqiang unveils a lower growth target and vows tighter environmental controls as he opens parliament's annual session.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:34:38 GMT
New Zealand is conducting mass surveillance over its Pacific neighbours, documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden say.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:56:35 GMT
Australian PM Tony Abbott says the massive search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cannot "go on at this intensity forever".
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:10:10 GMT
Two German nationals are sentenced to caning and nine months in jail in Singapore for vandalism and trespassing.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:53:38 GMT
Indonesia rejects a last-ditch offer from Australia of a prisoner swap aiming to save the lives of two Australian men on death row.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:27:24 GMT
The 1959 plane crash that claimed the lives of three rock 'n' roll stars, including Buddy Holly, could be investigated afresh by US transport safety experts.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:48:25 GMT
The world's biggest restaurant chain, McDonald's, will stop US purchases of chicken injected with antibiotics important to human medicine.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:08:13 GMT
Hillary Clinton responds to a growing controversy over her emails when she was a US Secretary of State by urging officials to release them swiftly.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:23:37 GMT
The Ukrainian president declares a day of national mourning as the death toll from a gas blast in a coal mine reaches 32, with one still missing.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:52:54 GMT
Liberia goes a week without any new cases of ebola - the first time such a milestone has been reached since May 2014, the WHO says.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:11:50 GMT
An Iranian diplomat is released by suspected al-Qaeda militants in Yemen and returns to Tehran after being held hostage for more than 18 months.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:09:00 GMT
The Smithsonian museum group in Washington DC has banned the fashionable photography aid, the selfie stick, to "protect visitors" in crowded conditions.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:16:51 GMT
US billionaire Paul Allen announces he has discovered the famous WW2 Japanese battleship, Musashi, more than 70 years after it was sunk.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:15:27 GMT
US Attorney General Eric Holder calls on police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, to take immediate action after finding widespread racial bias.




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