AsiaUS, SKorea to hold joint military drill
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea and the United States will hold a joint military exercise next month to prepare for Seoul's plans to retake wartime command of its forces, the U.S. military said Friday. The March 2-7 drill, called Key Resolve, repla...
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AsiaJapan stocks fall on subprime losses
TOKYO - Japanese shares fell Friday after Japanese banks reported larger-than-expected losses due to the subprime mortgage crisis. A slump in China's Shanghai Stock Exchange also weighed on Tokyo trade. The benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index lost 95.3...
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AsiaChina snow leaves millions in cold and dark
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Millions of Chinese faced a humanitarian crisis on Friday, as petrol and food reserves dwindled and yet more bad weather was forecast for a country paralyzed by record-breaking cold and snow. More than 160 counties and c...
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AsiaNissan quarterly profit soars on year
TOKYO - Nissan reported a 26.6 percent jump in October-December profit Friday and kept its full year forecasts despite looming worries about a U.S. slowdown and an unfavorably strong yen. Profit at Nissan Motor Co., which has an alliance with Renaul...
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AsiaTop al-Qaida figure killed in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A missile from a U.S. Predator drone struck a suspected terrorist safehouse in Pakistan and killed a top al-Qaida commander believed responsible for attacks on U.S. forces and the brazen bombing during a visit last year by Vice...
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