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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:06
By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - China's censors, who have barred most online discussion of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, have so far not blocked searches for the movement's "Umbrella...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:05
MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH Improving Astros boast solid core, new manager HOUSTON -- Somewhat lost amid the hoopla of the rightful celebration for second baseman Jose Altuve...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:05
BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he was deeply concerned about clashes in Hong Kong between riot police and thousands of pro-democracy protesters....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:05
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's vast factory sector showed signs of steadying in September as export orders climbed, a private survey showed on Tuesday, easing fears of a hard landing but pointing to a...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:04
MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies endured their fourth consecutive losing season, although they managed to end their streak of two consecutive last-...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:04
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's new government led by President Ashraf Ghani was on Tuesday due to sign a long-delayed bilateral security agreement with the United States that will allow U.S. troops...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
By Chris Mfula and Aaron Ross LUSAKA/KINSHASA (Reuters) - A month ago, Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) border post with Zambia, one of Africa's busiest land frontiers, went high-tech, with a web...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
Kurdish troops launched offensives against the Islamic State jihadist group on three fronts in northern Iraq on Tuesday, senior officers told AFP. Troops struck before dawn north of jihadist-...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
For the past two nights they have come in their tens of thousands -- students, teenagers, parents, professionals and the elderly alike. All are demanding a more democratic future for Hong Kong, a...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
One of K-pop's marquee acts, the girlband Girls' Generation, has kicked out one of its star members, sending shockwaves through the group's devoted fan base in South Korea, Asia and beyond. Jessica...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
Results from day two of the Japan Open on Tuesday: Men's singles First round Benjamin Becker (GER) bt Jarkko Nieminen (FIN) 7-5, 4-1 (match abandoned) Donald Young (USA) bt Go Soeda (JPN) 6-4, 6-2...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
France's public debt topped the symbolic level of 2.0 trillion euros for the first time, according to quarterly data published by the national statistics agency INSEE on Tuesday. The total national...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
Kei Nishikori will take his growing confidence on court into the concluding weeks of the ATP season, with hopes of becoming the first Asian man to qualify for the eight-man final in November. "I'm...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:03
The operator of Japan's tsunami-battered Fukushima nuclear plant announced Tuesday it had agreed to share knowledge and experience on decommissioning damaged reactors with Britain's Sellafield. Tokyo...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
Hong Kong's embattled leader called Tuesday for an immediate end to street demonstrations that have drawn tens of thousands and paralysed parts of the city, but protesters refused to move until China...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
Tokyo stocks fell 0.84 percent Tuesday following a surprisingly weak batch of economic data and a sell-off on Wall Street while investors were keeping an eye on political unrest in Hong Kong. The...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
India's central bank kept interest rates on hold on Tuesday as expected as it awaits more proof that stubbornly high inflation is headed downward in Asia's third-largest economy. After a meeting in...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
A Japanese man who allegedly kicked a fellow diner to death in a fight over seats in a noodle bar calmly returned to his food as the other man lay dying, media reported Tuesday. Shinichiro Imanishi,...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
Philippine authorities moved Tuesday to seize paintings by Picasso, Gauguin, Miro, Michelangelo and other masters held by Imelda Marcos after getting a court order against the former first lady....
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
Asian markets mostly slipped Tuesday, with Hong Kong hit for a second successive day as a pro-democracy protest in the city showed no signs of letting up, while a measure of Chinese manufacturing...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
Asian Games organisers on Tuesday expelled Malaysia's wushu gold medal-winner Tai Cheau Xuen after she became the third doping failure of the giant event. Tai, 24, tested positive for a banned...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
A new Interpol centre to be opened in Singapore next year will strengthen global efforts to fight increasingly tech-savvy international criminals, officials said Tuesday. The Interpol Global Complex...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
Results from the China Open on Tuesday (x denotes seeding): Men's singles: First Round Tomas Berdych (CZE x3) bt Feliciano Lopez (ESP) 6-1, 6-2 Women's singles: Second round Maria Sharapova (RUS x4...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:02
Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah was slapped with a 15-yard penalty in Monday's NFL contest after punctuating a fourth quarter touchdown by dropping to his knees in prayer, the US media...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:01
Rescue operations on a Japanese volcano were halted for the day Tuesday because of fears there could be a fresh eruption, officials said, with at least 24 bodies still on the mountain. Helicopters...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:01
France's public debt topped the symbolic level of 2.0 trillion for the first time, in the second quarter of the year, the national statistics agency INSEE said Tuesday. The total national debt...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:01
A South Korean documentary about the Sewol ferry disaster has stoked controversy ahead of Thursday's opening of Asia's pre-eminent film festival in the port city of Busan. The world premiere of "...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:01
INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced Tuesday that Malaysian wushu gold medalist Tai Cheau Xuen failed the doping test at the Inchoen Asian Games....