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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's Supreme Court commuted the death sentence of an Islamist political leader Tuesday whose conviction last year for war crimes during the nation's 1971 war for independence sparked deadly protests.Delwar Hossai ...more

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By Peter Rutherford INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea's sepaktakraw team will count on "world-class killers, feeders and tekongs" to end the Asian Games dominance of powerhouse Thailand and hope the event will help boost local inter ...more

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URUMQI, China (AP) — A high-profile Muslim Uighur scholar and government critic denied allegations that he engaged in separatism as he went on trial Wednesday in China's far western region of Xinjiang, where authorities say terrorists are seeking an in ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.___WHAT I ...more

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By Peter Rutherford INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea's sepaktakraw team will count on "world-class killers, feeders and tekongs" to end the Asian Games dominance of powerhouse Thailand and hope the event will help boost local inter ...more

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.Kno ...more

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SUVA, Fiji (AP) — There was excitement among thousands of voters and relief from the international community Wednesday as Fijians cast ballots in a landmark election they hope will end more than a quarter-century of political turmoil and eight years of ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes killed some 50 people in an opposition-held city this week in bombing that apparently sought to target a rebel commander, activists said Wednesday.The death toll was unusually high, even by the vicious ...more

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday inaugurated a $1.4 billion port city being built in Sri Lanka with loans from Chinese banks, underlining his country's growing role in the region ahead of a state visit to India.<p ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.The man was apprehended Tuesday night whi ...more