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Cambodia Looks to Put Its Rice on the World’s Plate

published about 1 hour ago
As the country improves the quality of its grain, it hopes to make the most of the opportunity and export one million tons of milled rice in 2015.

In Reversal, Nepal to Allow Cremation of Tibetan Monk

published about 1 hour ago
The prime minister announced that he would allow the funeral of Shamar Rinpoche to take place in the country, reversing a decision seen by some as resulting from sensitivity to China.

Mass Assault Belatedly Reported in China’s Far West

published about 2 hours ago
China’s state media said dozens of people were killed or wounded on Monday in what was described as a terror attack in the troubled Xinjiang region.

Karzai Cousin Killed by Suicide Bomber in Afghanistan

published about 9 hours ago
Karzai Cousin Killed by Suicide Bomber in Afghanistan
Hashmat Khalil Karzai, a major player in the Afghan presidential election, was killed as he greeted well-wishers at this home in Kandahar.

China Says Zhou Yongkang, Former Security Chief, Is Under Investigation

published about 12 hours ago
China Says Zhou Yongkang, Former Security Chief, Is Under Investigation
Mr. Zhou, who retired from the Politburo Standing Committee in late 2012, is the most senior Communist Party figure ever to face a formal graft inquiry.