Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
President Xi Jinping announced on Sept. 3 he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders
KUALA LUMPUR - Agence France-Presse
At least 13 people have drowned after a small wooden boat, believed to have been carrying about 70 Indonesian migrants, sank in the Malacca Strait early Sept. 3, Malaysian officials said
Police hunting those responsible for Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a second foreign suspect on Sept. 1, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said
BANGKOK - The Associated Press
The Turkish Embassy in Thailand is casting doubt on reports that its nationals were involved in the Aug. 17 bombing of a Bangkok landmark
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Japanese police said on Sep. 1 they had arrested US animal rights activist Ric O'Barry, who trained dolphins for the TV show "Flipper", near the town of Taiji as it kicked off its controversial dolphin hunt.
BANGKOK - Reuters
Police claimed significant progress on Sept. 2 towards finding the mastermind of Thailand's deadliest attack after an arrested man admitted being near the Aug. 17 shrine blast and fingerprints tied him to the room of a suspected bomber
NAYPYIDAW – Reuters
Myanmar’s president on Aug. 30 signed into law the last of four controversial bills championed by radical Buddhists but decried by rights groups as aimed at discriminating against the country’s Muslim minority.
BANGKOK - Agence France-Presse
The fingerprints of a foreign man arrested over last month's deadly Bangkok blast match those found on bomb-making equipment discovered at a flat over the weekend, Thai police said Sept. 2
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
The Taliban on Aug. 31 admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar's death for more than two years, saying he died in 2013 as was first claimed by the Afghan intelligence.
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
Azerbaijan on Sept. 1 sentenced award-winning investigative journalist and anti-graft campaigner Khadija Ismayilova to seven and a half years in jail on corruption charges she denounced as trumped-up, her lawyer said
Police investigating the deadly Bangkok blast said they were seeking a Thai woman and an unidentified man after bomb-making materials were discovered over the weekend in a second apartment raided by police.
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