Taiwan slammed Manila's apology for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman as informal and insincere, and said it is recalling its representative and will discourage travel to the Philippines.
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Tuesday 07 May 2013
More than a dozen injured in first major activity in three years
Friday 03 May 2013
Nigeria has been added to the Committee for the Protection of Journalists' annual list of most dangerous countries
Thursday 02 May 2013
Nigeria today joined the list of countries where journalists are routinely murdered and assaulted without any convictions for their attackers.
Bangladesh workers rally to demand safer working conditions and death penalty for owner of collapsed factory as death toll passes 400
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Thousands march in May Day protests in Dhaka over lax safety regulations
Friday 19 April 2013
A toy glockenspiel given to him aged six fuelled his passion for the piano. It served him well – already he has played for the Prince of Monaco alongside Lulu.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Most of us associate US Cavalry charges with Hollywood or John Wayne but the last American mounted charge was not against American Indians in the "Wild West"; it was in the equally wild Far East during the Second World War, and it was led by First Lieutenant Edwin Ramsey on 16 January 1942. He and the rest of his 27-man platoon (G Troop of 26th US Cavalry), their heads low over their horses' necks and firing their Colt 1911 pistols (the US Cavalry had hung up its traditional sabres a decade earlier), galloped headlong into a far larger force of Japanese infantrymen in the village of Morong on the Bataan peninsula of the Philippines.
Sunday 31 March 2013
The number of female tourists visiting India has fallen by more than one-third since the Delhi gang rape in which a 23-year-old student was killed, according to a survey by the country’s Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
The Philippines has a strong tobacco industry, but it pledged to ban advertising
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Cutting edge technology is replacing outmoded ways of recording a message, like voicemail and the carrier-pigeon
Monday 11 March 2013
Police have launched a manhunt after a wealthy socialite was found battered to death in his flat in one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
The army have unleashed air strikes and mortar attacks on nearly 200 Filipinos occupying a remote coastal village in Borneo.
Thursday 21 February 2013
Ah, Phil. When will you learn?
Monday 18 February 2013
A shadowy Islamic extremist group has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of seven foreign building workers in northern Nigeria.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Of the 120 electors who get to vote 67 of them have been appointed by Benedict
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