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  • A win can't conceal Pakistan's …
    A win can't conceal Pakistan's … Associated Press - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The top-order batting failures are becoming a serious burden on Misbah-ul-Haq and his Pakistan team, which relied on an aggressive … More »

  • Prince William To Tackle China Wildlife …
    Prince William To Tackle China Wildlife … Sky News - 2 hours 8 minutes ago

    Prince William has arrived in Beijing for the first visit to China of a senior British royal in three decades. The Duke of Cambridge, travelling without his … More »

  • India's Modi passes budget test …
    India's Modi passes budget test … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Frank Jack Daniel and Swati Bhat NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's reform-minded prime minister, Narendra Modi, appears to have passed a major test with a … More »

  • Pakistan beats Zimbabwe by 20 runs for …
    Pakistan beats Zimbabwe by 20 runs for … Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Mohammad Irfan used his height to full effect to take four wickets as Pakistan defended a low total against Zimbabwe to get its World Cup … More »

  • Cricket World Cup: England loses again …
    Cricket World Cup: England loses again … Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    England lost another Cricket World Cup match by a big margin Sunday, and its odds of making the quarterfinals are fading. Pakistan did the opposite, winning for … More »

  • Air in Delhi is world's worst, 13 … Christian Science Monitor - 4 hours ago

    The cost of India’s economic growth is partly recorded in the fact that 13 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India, according to the World Health … More »

  • India's ruling party forms coalition …
    India's ruling party forms coalition … Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India's ruling Hindu nationalist party formed a coalition government in Kashmir on Sunday, marking the first time it will hold a leadership … More »

  • Three arrested at Hong Kong anti-China …
    Three arrested at Hong Kong anti-China … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    At least three people were arrested as a group of about 400 people in Hong Kong clashed with police in the latest sign of ongoing tensions caused by China's … More »

  • Amy Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand Associated Press - 4 hours ago

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea won her second career women's tour title at the Honda LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on … More »

  • William's China Visit: List Of Dos …
    William's China Visit: List Of Dos … Sky News - 6 hours ago

    China is undoubtedly a test of William's diplomatic dexterity with numerous "issues" for him to consider - some to navigate around, others to tackle head on. So … More »

  • Prince William gets close look at tsunami …
    Prince William gets close look at tsunami … Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    ISHINOMAKI, Japan (AP) — Britain's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the "Bay of … More »

  • Kearney finishes 3rd to secure 6th overall … Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Hannah Kearney of the United States finished third in Sunday's freestyle World Cup dual moguls event to clinch her sixth overall moguls title. … More »

  • Prince William travels to tsunami-hit …
    Prince William travels to tsunami-hit … AFP - 9 hours ago

    Britain's Prince William on Sunday made a pilgrimage to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from … More »

  • Activist monk seeks Buddhism overhaul …
    Activist monk seeks Buddhism overhaul … Reuters - 9 hours ago

    By Amy Sawitta Lefevre NAKHON PATHOM, Thailand (Reuters) - Phra Buddha Issara is a monk with a mission. From his Buddhist temple near Bangkok he is calling for a … More »

  • Slovenia's Kosir wins 2nd straight … Associated Press - 10 hours ago

    ASAHIKAWA, Japan (AP) — Zan Kosir of Slovenia won his second straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard event on Sunday to maintain first place in the overall … More »

  • Crime And Punishment For India's …
    Crime And Punishment For India's … Sky News - 11 hours ago

    In India a juvenile under the age of 18 can only be tried by the Juvenile Justice Board. Parents of the woman challenged the order and petitioned the Supreme Court … More »

  • David Ferrer, Timea Bacsinszky win Mexico …
    David Ferrer, Timea Bacsinszky win Mexico … Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Second-seeded David Ferrer of Spain won his fourth Mexico Open title Saturday night, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 7-5 in … More »

  • China's manufacturing measure shows … Associated Press - 12 hours ago

    BEIJING (AP) — An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, … More »

  • Pakistan wins toss, bats 1st vs Zimbabwe … Associated Press - 13 hours ago

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to bat first Sunday in the World Cup Pool B match against Zimbabwe. … More »

  • Lewis leads LPGA Thailand by a shot … Associated Press - 16 hours ago

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — American Stacy Lewis shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday in hot and humid conditions in the Honda LPGA Thailand to take a one-stroke lead over … More »

  • William Visits Tsunami-Ravaged Region …
    William Visits Tsunami-Ravaged Region … Sky News - 22 hours ago

    Prince William has visited Fukushima four years after it was hit by a magnitude 9 earthquake and a tsunami that killed thousands and destroyed a nuclear power … More »

  • China's central bank cuts rates …
    China's central bank cuts rates … Associated Press - 23 hours ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months Saturday, adding to signs the country's leaders are worried the economic … More »

  • China advisory body ousts former top … Reuters - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    China expelled a disgraced senior aide to former President Hu Jintao from a high-profile advisory body on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported on its … More »

  • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew remains …
    Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew remains … Reuters - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, remains in intensive care after being admitted to hospital with severe pneumonia but his condition has improved … More »

  • Singapore founding father Lee's …
    Singapore founding father Lee's … Associated Press - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The condition of Singapore's 91-year-old founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has improved slightly as he remains on life support in intensive care, the … More »

  • India thrashes UAE by 9 wickets in World …
    India thrashes UAE by 9 wickets in World … Associated Press - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin returned a career-best 4-25 to set up defending champion India's nine-wicket win over second-tier United Arab … More »

  • A year after meeting Tiger, Indian golfer … Associated Press - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up the winner, a day he won't … More »

  • Sri Lanka concerned by China loans, … Reuters - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is concerned with the roughly $5 billion in Chinese loans it has and will send its finance minister to Beijing to … More »

  • India's new budget aims to boost …
    India's new budget aims to boost … Associated Press - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India's finance minister announced the government's new budget on Saturday, promising a slew of measures that attempt to balance welfare spending … More »

  • Prince William evokes Diana memories …
    Prince William evokes Diana memories … Associated Press - Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    KORIYAMA, Japan (AP) — Britain's Prince William is spending the latter half of his four-day stay in Japan, starting Saturday, in the country's tsunami-ravaged … More »