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Vietnam deploys dancers to foil protests

HANOI: Anti-China protesters hoping to lay wreaths at a famous statue in the Vietnamese capital on Sunday were obstructed by an unusual sight of ballroom dancers and an energetic aerobics class held t

’Difficult’ for an independent Scotland to join EU — Barroso

LONDON: European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso warned Sunday that it would be “difficult, if not impossible” for an independent Scotland to join the European Union.

Plane with 18 people on board missing in Nepal

KATMANDU: A small plane owned by state-run Nepal Airlines Corporation company went missing with 18 people aboard in bad weather in west Nepal on Sunday, officials said, highlighting air safety conc

Couple abducted in southern Philippines

MANILA: Suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists kidnapped a Filipino couple in the southern Philippines on Sunday, adding to a group of hostages they are holding that includes two European tourists, military

Cop, 7 others killed in Pakistan blasts

KARACHI/PESHAWAR, Pakistan: At least eight people were killed, including a police officer guarding a polio vaccination drive, in two separate bombings in Pakistan on Sunday.

Kerry visits largest mosque in Southeast Asia

JAKARTA: US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Southeast Asia’s largest mosque during his visit to Indonesia Sunday, paying tribute to Islam in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation.

Kejriwal: It was sabotage

In the first interview after stepping down as Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal said desired changes cannot be achieved until he gets absolute majority.

Indonesia airports reopen after volcano eruption

JAKARTA: Three Indonesian airports reopened Saturday while four others remained closed, officials said, after a volcanic eruption killed four people and forced mass evacuations.

India prosecutors want new charge in French child rape case

BANGALORE: Prosecutors asked an Indian judge Saturday to allow them to bring an additional charge of sodomy against a French consular official who has been accused of raping his three-year-old daughte

France: CAR operation to last longer than expected

PARIS: France’s military operation in the Central African Republic will last longer than initially planned because the situation in the country is worse than anticipated, French Defense Minister Jea

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