Asia-Pacific
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton aims to reassert American interests in the face of China's growing influence and calm rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

    In this Aug. 6, 2012 file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Johannesburg, South Africa. Clinton will try to reassert American interests in the Asia-Pacific region in the face of China's growing influence as she kicks off a six-nation trip to the region.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 1:30 AM EST
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  • In this July 29, 2012 file photo, asylum seekers who were rescued from a troubled boat adrift in heavy seas off Java while trying to reach Australia, are escorted by police officers upon arrival at a local marine police station in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.

    Asylum-seekers in rickety boats are reaching its shores in record numbers ahead of a tougher deportation policy starting in September. For many migrants, the price of haste may be death.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:00 PM EST
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  • A Pakistani army soldier arranges weapons reportedly recovered from hideouts of militants in tribal areas, as they are displayed in Peshawar, Pakistan on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.

    A U.S. drone strike killed the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 9:30 PM EST
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