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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
In Japan, where women do five times as much housework as men, three male politicians have donned “pregnancy” vests in a campaign urging men to help out more at home.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Sept. 28 that he will soon end joint military exercises with the United States, a move that could further dampen relations with Manila’s longtime ally after the controversial leader branded U.S. President Barack Obama a “son of a whore.”
TOKYO - The Associated Press
A passenger spotted a python curled around the armrest of another passenger's seat on a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen "bullet" train, forcing the train to make an unscheduled stop
BEIJING – The Associated Press
A massive typhoon left one person dead in eastern China on Sept. 28, a day after killing four and injuring more than 600 in Taiwan, where authorities remained on alert for the possibility of a landslide.
A Chinese court has sentenced defense lawyer Xia Lin to 12 years in prison, his attorney said Sept. 22, the latest blow in a broad crackdown on human rights defenders and activists.
Rescuers in Indonesia were dispatched Sept. 28 to evacuate nearly 400 tourists, most of them foreigners, after a volcano erupted at one of the country’s most popular hiking destinations, an official said.
Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev took ill due to “potential problems” in Istanbul on Sept. 19 while en route to New York
HAVANA - Agence France Press
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday said it was time for a new direction in relations with Cuba, during a landmark visit to the Americas' lone communist-ruled state.
U.S. President Barack Obama moved to restore trade benefits to Myanmar, saying broader sanctions would soon be scrapped as he hosted the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House on Sept. 14
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev arrived in Moscow on Sept. 23 to continue his treatment for suspected heart problems that occurred during a visit to Istanbul, his office said in a statement.
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea – Agence France-Presse
Two huge U.S. bombers flew over South Korea on Sept. 13 in a show of force against the North as a top U.S. envoy said China must help close loopholes in sanctions following Pyongyang’s largest-ever nuclear test