Asia-Pacific
  • Friday's order by the Ministry of Interior adds to the mounting tension between the neighboring countries.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 11:00 PM EST
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  • Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, second from right, joins hands with contenders, from right, Michihiko Kano, Kazuhiro Haraguchi and Hirotaka Akamatsu, after winning in a leadership election of his ruling Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) in Tokyo Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

    Handily beat three other contenders, despite growing voter disappointment with his government's performance.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
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  • In this July 11, 2012 file photo, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan speaks to the media after delivering a speech at the "RMB Cross-border Trade and Investment Forum" in Hong Kong.

    "Let's be blunt and acknowledge the biggest threat to the world's biggest economy are the cranks and crazies that have taken over a part of the Republican Party,"  Wayne Swan said.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 10:30 PM EST
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  • Manmohan Singh's government is fighting for survival. But the Indian PM is nowbeing hailed as a bold leader.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 10:00 PM EST
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  • This Sept. 18, 2012 video image taken from CCTV shows Wang Lijun speaking during his trial at the Chengdu Intermediate People's Court in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province.

    Once the verdict is in, Chinese leaders are expected to deal with whether to prosecute Wang's former boss, Bo Xilai.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 10:00 PM EST
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  • A small group of Chinese protesters march while shouting anti-Japan slogans in front of the Japanese Consulate General in Shanghai, China, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

    The incident came amid heightened vigilance for American diplomats following violent attacks on U.S. embassies worldwide.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 6:30 PM EST
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