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A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.
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In this photo taken Friday, March 9, 2012, Zhou Yongkang, then Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee member in charge of security, attends a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.
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Dawa Khan Minapal, the spokesman for the governor of southern Kandahar province, says the attack took place on Tuesday morning in Karz district.
The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise missile tests that date to 2008, senior State Department and White House officials said.
The United Nations has imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba and has ordered all countries to freeze its assets.
The bill passed Monday would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's development and proliferation of weapons technology, arms trading and imports of luxury goods by barring them from the U.S. financial system.
Where do you go in North Korea if you're in the mood for a barbecue by the beach, maybe some pier-side fishing, or a dip in the ocean? For many North Korean vacationers, that place has long been the sleepy port city of Wonsan, which is now the focus of one of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's most talked-about pet projects - a campaign to transform ... (more)
Poland's Radek Sikorski said the responsibility for the downing of the airliner carrying almost 300 people rests with "the Russian Federation, who were and unfortunately are still supplying advanced weapons to the so-called separatists."
A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police said Monday.
A Pakistani mob killed a female member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said on Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities.
A survivor student from the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast arrives to testify in the trial of the 15 crew members as police officers stand guard outside of the Ansan branch of Suwon District Court in Ansan, South Korea, Monday, July 28, 2014.
Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai says his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.
The former majority shareholder in Yukos Oil Company says it has won in excess of $50 billion in a court ruling against Russia.
BEIJING - Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.
A Christian evangelist in eastern China says hundreds of police have taken down a local church's cross amid a crackdown on church buildings around Zhejiang province.
The United States faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil - Iran.
The Indian Institute of Management , Ranchi was plunged into turmoil after a top management and a core faculty member were accused of sexual misdemeanour and intimidation by colleagues and a group of students.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 09:32 am
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