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  • Alleged Pakistani militant leader offers to help storm-stricken U.S.

     
    Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, a Pakistani hard-line cleric with a $10-million bounty placed on him by the U.S. because of his alleged links to militancy, says he wants to help Americans on the East Coast broadsided by Hurricane Sandy....
  • Taiwan unnerved by arrests over alleged spying for China

     
    Taiwan has arrested three retired military officers on suspicion of spying for China, allegations that have unsettled lawmakers fearful that state secrets could be leaked to Beijing. The accused include the former chief of political warfare at the...
  • China sends patrol ships to islands at center of Japan dispute

     
    China said it has sent surveillance ships to waters near three islands at the center of a dispute with Japan, one day after Tokyo announced plans to purchase the uninhabited territories....
  • In China, anti-Japan protests over disputed islands get some zing

     
    BEIJING -- Burn your Honda, and steal as much Japanese pornography online as possible. Since Japan’s government announced plans Monday to buy and “nationalize” several unpopulated islands near Okinawa that are also claimed by China,...
  • Anti-Japan protests spread in China over disputed islands

     
    BEIJING -- Anti-Japan protests spread to dozens more Chinese cities Sunday, as thousands of demonstrators agitated by the Japanese government’s plan to buy several uninhabited islands near Taiwan marched in front of diplomatic compounds, attacked...
  • Chinese cancel ceremony in anger at Japanese claims to islands

     
    China has cancelled a ceremony scheduled for this week to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Japan in anger over Tokyo’s claims on a disputed cluster of islets in the East China Sea....
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • Japan says it will soon buy disputed islands claimed by China

     
    This post has been updated. See the note below. BEIJING -- Japan’s government said Monday it would buy three uninhabited islands southwest of Okinawa from the Japanese landowners, ratcheting up a territorial dispute with China. Chief Cabinet...
  • Taiwan photographer records shelter dogs' last moments [Photos]

     
    In Taiwan, one man is giving animals destined to be put to death a last moment of dignity -- through the lens of a camera. Photographer Tou Chih-kang, known professionally as Tou Yun-fei, has taken pictures of hundreds of dogs in their last moments at the...
  • Barbie Cafe opens in Taiwan, covered in pink

    Barbie Cafe opens in Taiwan, covered in pink
    Need more pink in your life? The new Barbie Cafe in Taiwan has more than enough to spare. The eatery is exactly what its name implies -- a temple to the 54-year-old doll, erected in Taipei’s Da’an shopping district and doused in fuchsia,...
  • Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.

    Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.
    Warren Christopher, the former secretary of State and eminence grise of the Democratic Party whose achievements in a wide-ranging public career include brokering the Bosnian peace agreement for the Clinton administration and leading an independent...