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26 May 2013 : Japan's premier met Myanmar's President Thein Sein on Sunday for talks at which he is expected to unveil huge aid and investment deals as he promotes trade with the fast-changing nation.
26 May 2013 : Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called for an early accord on civil nuclear cooperation with Tokyo and more Japanese investment ahead of an official visit, reports said on Sunday.
26 May 2013 : Sixty years ago this week two men became the first to stand on the roof of the world in a remarkable feat of endurance and strength of the human spirit.
26 May 2013 : Australia will ban the broadcast of betting odds during live sports matches under new rules unveiled Sunday, designed to keep the watching of sport separate from the promotion of gambling.
26 May 2013 : When she refused to sign a form renouncing her faith, Wang Chunying said she was handcuffed between two bunkbeds for 16 hours, deprived of food, water and sleep as she felt her wrists bleeding.
26 May 2013 : Colombia's Paola Moreno was closing in on a first LPGA title, firing a four-under par 41 in the 12-hole second round of the inaugural Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic.
26 May 2013 : French customs officers have seized 1.2 million doses of counterfeit aspirin from China, the biggest haul of fake medicines ever in France and the EU, the economy ministry announced Saturday.
26 May 2013 : The death toll from an ambush by Maoist rebels in central India rose to at least 23 with senior politicians among the victims, a top police officer said Sunday, in the deadliest attack by the insurgents in over a year.
25 May 2013 : Tens of thousands of people rallied near Malaysia's capital Saturday night against alleged electoral fraud, further raising the political temperature after divisive recent polls.
25 May 2013 : Taiwan on Saturday protested to the Philippines for sending naval ships to disputed South China Sea islands in the latest diplomatic spat between the two governments.
25 May 2013 : Eight-time champions China reached their 10th consecutive Sudirman Cup badminton final on Saturday, seeing off Denmark in Kuala Lumpur and setting up a clash for the title with South Korea.
25 May 2013 : YANGON - Authorities in Myanmar's western Rakhine state have imposed a two-child limit for Muslim Rohingya families.