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Jun 21, 2014

Chinese cops kill 13 attackers in Xinjiang

Police in China’s western Xinjiang region shot dead 13 assailants who drove one or more vehicles into a police office building and set off explosives in an attack Saturday that injured three officers, the news website for the regional government said. The Tianshan website ...

Abdullah threatens to reject Afghan election result

Jun 20, 2014

Abdullah threatens to reject Afghan election result

Afghanistan’s election crisis deepened Thursday when presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said he would reject the result because his claims of massive fraud have failed to stop the ongoing vote count. Abdullah’s complaints about alleged fraud in Saturday’s runoff election have thrown the country’s first ...

Vietnam-China talks deadlocked

Jun 18, 2014

Vietnam-China talks deadlocked

Talks between a top Chinese diplomat and Vietnamese officials on Wednesday produced no breakthrough in the impasse over an increasingly bitter confrontation in the disputed South China Sea, a Vietnamese official said. Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi met Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh ...