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  • An anti-government protester wearing a headband gestures during a rally near the Government Complex in Bangkok on Sunday. — Reuters photo

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Deal with Thai protesters failed

An anti-government protester wearing a headband gestures during a rally near the Government Complex in Bangkok on Sunday. — Reuters photo
The Thai police and a prominent protest leader failed to reach a deal on Sunday to reopen state offices and roads in Bangkok that have been occupied for months by protesters seeking to overthrow prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Talks with Buddhist monk... Full story

12 die, flights grounded

A severe snowstorm sweeping across Japan has killed 12 people and left more than 1,650 injured, Japanese media reported Sunday, as the extreme weather sparked widespread transport chaos. Full story

AAP pushes ahead with election plans

The party of firebrand anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal pushed ahead Sunday with preparations to contest India’s looming general election, just days after he dramatically resigned as Delhi chief minister. Full story

Spying for the benefit of our friends: Australia

The Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, said Sunday his government used intelligence material ‘for the benefit of our friends’ and ‘to uphold our values’ following fresh reports it spied on Indonesia. Full story

Dozens killed in northeast Nigeria village

Chanting ‘Allah is great,’ suspected Islamic militants gunned down dozens of Christian villagers and slit the throats of others in the latest attack in a northeast Nigerian area where the military has been bombing extremists out... Full story

Italy’s Renzi struggles to win support for new govt

Florence mayor Matteo Renzi, poised to become Italy’s youngest-ever prime minister after the ouster of Enrico Letta, ran into stumbling blocks Sunday as he tried to shore up support for a new coalition government. Full story

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Iraqi Shia cleric Sadr quits politics

Moqtada al-Sadr,
Powerful Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, leader of a major political movement and a key figure in post-Saddam Iraq, has announced his exit from politics two months before elections. The decision, if confirmed as permanent, brings to a close a political... Full story

Kerry blasts climate change deniers in Indonesia

Climate change may be the world’s ‘most fearsome’ weapon of mass destruction and urgent global action is needed to combat it, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday, comparing those who deny its existence or question... Full story

Morsi on trial on terrorism charges

Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi appeared in court on Sunday on charges of conspiring with foreign groups to commit terrorist acts in Egypt, in a further escalation of the crackdown against his Muslim Brotherhood. Full story


A bomb placed by an ethnic separatist group derailed a train in southwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing eight people, the police and the militants said. Three of the dead were children and another 20 people were wounded by... Full story

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