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  • India has moved to ban all commercial activities at the U.S. embassy in New Delhi, in the newest retaliatory move since the U.S. arrested an Indian diplomat in New York last month. The escalation of the diplomatic row reveals India's continued fury over the detention of Devyani Khobragade, who is accused of lying on a visa application and underpaying her nanny, and constitutes the greatest threat to ties between the two countries since the late 1990's.

  • In this May 19, 2013 photo, a counter-protester, bottom right, yells at nationalist protesters marching through a Tokyo street to denounce "privileges" for Koreans living in Japan.

    Rift poisoning efforts to forge a unified front as China challenges U.S. military pre-eminence in the region.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 02, 2013, 9:46 AM EST