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Apr 30, 2013
China blames violence that killed 25 people on a group holding secret Quran study sessions, accusations likely to be used by as justification for Beijing's strict rules on Islam. Read Article China blames violence on group holding 'secret Quran study sessions'
Rescuers in Bangladesh gave up hopes of finding any more survivors in the remains of a building that collapsed five days ago. Read Article Little hope for survivors in Bangladesh building collapse
Sep 04, 2012
Some of the obstacles the government faced until recently was having to pay refunds to Syrian employers for unfinished contracts and fees levied by the Syrian government. Read Article Philippines foreign secretary flies into Syria to repatriate workers
Jul 31, 2012
A Tehran court has sentenced to death four people convicted in Iran's biggest-ever banking scandal, the national chief prosecutor says. Read Article Iran court sentences four to death over US$2.6bn bank fraud
Jan 04, 2012
China and the United States will maintain "very close contact" concerning developments in North Korea following the death of leader Kim Jong-il, a US diplomat said. Read Article US and China will keep close contact over N Korea
Jan 03, 2012
Police keep watch over a prominent Islamic cultural centre that was attacked as they investigated other possibly linked attacks that also could be hate crimes. Read Article Firebomb attack leaves New York's Muslim community 'emotionally shaken'
Dec 28, 2011
Protesters were held for nine days for taking part in a rally by thousands of stateless people wanting citizenship and other rights. Read Article Kuwait releases 32 protesters demanding citizenship on bail
Nov 28, 2011
The Indian government has given its first signs of backtracking on a move to let foreign supermarket giants enter Asia's third-largest economy. Read Article Critics hit out at India's plans for retail reform
Nov 24, 2011
Five executives are among 14 individuals and three companies charges in an alleged rigging of a 2007/08 grant of lucrative telecoms licences. Read Article India's Supreme Court grants bail in telecoms corruption case
Oct 26, 2011
Those jailed included a Kuwaiti-born Canadian who was sentenced to five years' jail and a Bahraini-Danish citizen who was sentenced to life. Read Article Bahrain jails 13 over anti-government protests
Gregor Stuart Hunter
The National staff with agency
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