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Court Releases Japanese Ship Impounded by China

published less than 1 hour ago
The seizure of the ship raised the prospect of China seeking compensation for claims stemming from its conflict with Japan before and during World War II.

India Ink: Mumbai’s Slum Dwellers Wary of Recycled Promises

published about 2 hours ago
India Ink: Mumbai’s Slum Dwellers Wary of Recycled Promises
Every election year, parties pledge to help redevelop the sprawling slums in the city, but the residents in these densely packed neighborhoods see little progress.

3 American Doctors Killed by Guard at Afghan Hospital

published about 3 hours ago
It was the second apparently unprovoked attack on foreigners in recent weeks, coming after the shooting of two journalists.

Obama Says Pact Obliges U.S. to Protect Japan in Islands Fight

published about 3 hours ago
While offering security assurances to Japan, President Obama did not takes sides over who has sovereignty over islands that are also claimed by China.

India Ink: Tamil Nadu Warms Up to Modi and His Party

published about 4 hours ago
India Ink: Tamil Nadu Warms Up to Modi and His Party
The Bharatiya Janata Party is hoping that a growing urban population, voter disaffection with incumbents and Mr. Modi’s charisma will help it make some headway in a state that it has found impossible to crack in the past.