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Evidence gained by torture banned

[2013-11-22 01:45]

Evidence obtained through torture and other improper interrogation methods will not be allowed in trials, according to senior judges of China's top court.

Family refuses to move out after row with developers

[2013-11-22 01:38]

Property developers have dug a 3-meter-wide moat around the home of a family in Hubei province after they refused to make way for a real estate project.

Kennedy cousin Skakel poised for prison release

[2013-11-22 00:59]

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was expected to get his first taste of freedom in more than 11 years while prosecutors appealed a ruling granting him a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.

Blueprint tightens EU links

[2013-11-22 00:28]

China and the European Union announced a grand plan for cooperation until 2020 on Thursday and started talks on an investment protocol, mapping out the blueprint for the key relationship in coming years.
Economic opportunity beckoning

The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

[2013-11-22 00:10]

Typhoon survivors play a game called "Sungka" inside the bathroom of a house, toppled by Super Typhoon Haiyan that battered Tacloban city nearly two weeks ago, in central Philippines November 21, 2013.

US drone kills senior militant in Pakistan

[2013-11-21 23:40]

A suspected US drone strike on an Islamic seminary in Pakistan killed a senior member of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network early on Thursday, Pakistani and Afghan sources said.

Happier times

[2013-11-21 16:16]

Rupert Murdoch, the chairman of News Corp and 21st Century Fox, and his now-ex-wife, Wendi Deng, pose aboard his yacht during their marriage voyage in New York Harbor, June 25, 1999. The couple of 14 years are close to settling their divorce.

Obama, Clintons honor Kennedy's assassination

[2013-11-21 07:58]

President Barack Obama joined with Bill and Hillary Clinton on Wednesday to recognize the legacy of John F. Kennedy, the president who inspired a generation until he was felled by an assassin's bullets 50 years ago this week.

China urges nations on climate funding

[2013-11-21 07:33]

Head of the Chinese delegation to the United Nations climate change conference on Wednesday urged developed countries to fulfill their funding pledges for fighting climate change.

Obama opens JFK tribute with freedom medals

[2013-11-21 02:03]

President Obama opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy on Wednesday by bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on prominent Americans.

SCO meeting to focus on battling terrorism

[2013-11-21 01:48]

Increased anti-terrorism cooperation is expected to be a top priority at this month's meeting of prime ministers from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, observers said.

Hopes rise for accord in nuclear negotiation

[2013-11-21 01:37]

Hopes have risen of a breakthrough preliminary deal in talks on Iran's nuclear program, observers said, as the second round of negotiations within a month between Iran and the world's major powers began on Wednesday.

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