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Sri Lanka imposes new laws to hold terror suspects (AP)

AP – Sri Lanka will still detain hundreds of terror suspects and outlaw the defeated rebel Tamil Tiger group despite lifting wartime emergency laws, an official...

Pakistan, US struggle to define their relationship (AP)

AP – In the aftermath of the secret U.S. raid to kill Osama bin Laden, Pakistani officials want a detailed agreement spelling out U.S. rules of engagement inside...

Japan PM picks fiscal hawk Okada as finance minister: report (Reuters)

Reuters – New Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda has picked a like-minded fiscal conservative, Katsuya Okada, as finance minister in his cabinet due to be...

‘Curse of the Cover’ claims another victim

DAEGU, South Korea (AP) — The “Curse of the Cover” claimed yet another victim Thursday at the world championships, the fifth casualty in six days of...

How the AP-GfK poll of Japanese was conducted

The Associated Press-GfK Poll on the attitudes and opinions of Japanese was conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications from July 29 to Aug. 10....

Australia IDs bones of robber/folk hero Ned Kelly (AP)

AP – The headless remains of Australia’s most storied criminal, Ned Kelly, have been identified, officials said Thursday, ending a decades-long mystery...

Nepal’s former Maoist rebels hand over their weapons

Nepal’s governing former Maoist rebels have handed over their weapons to a multi-party committee tasked with overseeing the peace process. The move follows the...

Bangalore, Home of the Next Angry Birds

The entrance to MoFirst Solutions is not far from the trash piles and stray dogs of one of Mumbai’s many slums. Inside, it looks like the offices of any of...

Kemboi celebrates men’s steeplechase win in style

DAEGU, South Korea (AP) — After winning the men’s steeplechase, Ezekiel Kemboi put on a celebration worthy of Usain Bolt. The defending champion gave Kenya its...

Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire

Reports say three Pakistani soldiers have been killed and one Indian soldier has been wounded in an exchange of fire across their border in divided...