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China shares end at 14-month lows after late selling frenzy

BY SAMUEL SHEN AND PETE SWEENEY, SHANGHAI, (REUTERS): Chinese shares plunged more than 6 percent to 14-month lows on Tuesday

Chinese Officials Take U.S.$1 Billion, Probed Over Lavish Weddings

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has probed more than 10,000 officials in the past three years alone for lavish weddings

India nears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from…

NEW DELHI,(AP): India and France said Monday that they are close to sealing a multibillion euro agreement for New Delhi

Wife of missing Hong Kong bookseller ‘reunited with him in…

By Tiffany Ap, HONG KONG (CNN): One of the Hong Kong booksellers who had gone mysteriously missing has met with

French president in India to strengthen strategic ties

NEW DELHI, (AP): French President Francois Hollande began a three-day visit to India on Sunday that could push a multibillion-dollar

French president heads to India for Republic Day visit

CHANDIGARH, India, (AFP): French President Francois Hollande arrives in India on Sunday (Jan 24) hoping to seal a drawn-out defence

Iran’s leader says never trusted the West, seeks closer ties…

BY BOZORGMEHR SHARAFEDIN, DUBAI, (REUTERS): Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for closer economic and security ties

India millionaire reportedly gets life for driving Hummer into guard

NEW DELHI, (AP): Indian media say a millionaire has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his security guard

6.4 quake strikes China, damaging dozens of homes

BEIJING, (AP): A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck a remote region of northwest China early Thursday, damaging a few dozen homes but

India to go ahead with liberalization of legal services for…

LONDON: India will press ahead with liberalising legal services market to allow foreign lawyers to operate, said a statement issued

China shares slip as oil slides, outweighing stimulus hopes

BY PETE SWEENEY AND SAMUEL SHEN, SHANGHAI, (REUTERS): China's volatile stock markets fell more than 1 percent on Wednesday, though

Swedish Rights Worker’s Detention Shows China Crackdown Extends Overseas

The detention and televised "confession'" of Swedish human rights worker Peter Dahlin on Chinese national television shows Beijing is increasingly

China’s slowdown challenges government, companies

BEIJING, (AP): China's slowdown is ratcheting up financial stress on companies while the country's leaders scramble to avoid a spike

China: No End to Tibet Surveillance Program

NEWYORK, (HRW): Chinese authorities have indefinitely extended an intensive surveillance program in villages across the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) that

5.4-magnitude quake jolts off Taiwan

BEIJING: An earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitude hit the waters close to Taiwan at 10:13 a.m. Beijing Time on Tuesday, according

India a land of opportunities among BRICS countries: Experts

NEW DELHI: India is a land of opportunities among BRICS nations but lack of knowledge about various compliance requirements seem

Taiwan’s election poses a challenge for China

BY DOUG BANDOW, WASHINGTON: In one of the least surprising election results in Taiwanese history, Tsai Ing-wen has won the

Iran sanctions lifted, India can import oil freely

NEW DELHI, (IANS): With international nuclear sanctions on Iran being lifted on Sunday, India will resume its unrestricted import of

China: Missing HK Book Publisher Confesses to Hit-and-Run

BEIJING, (AP): A Hong Kong book publisher whose disappearance sparked international interest voluntarily surrendered months ago to Chinese mainland authorities,

Taiwan Opposition Wins Presidency, Parliament in Rout of Ruling KMT

-By Paul Eckert: Taiwan voters gave opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen and her independence-leaning party a landslide victory in presidential elections