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Hundreds of protesters trying to topple Pakistan's government stormed the state broadcaster on Monday as fresh clashes with police broke out in Islamabad.

Transmission of the main Pakistani Television (PTV) news channel was cut minutes after an anchor announced demonstrators had entered the building and "besieged" staff.

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A knife-wielding man stabbed eight children and a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school Monday, leaving at least three of them dead, reports said, in the country's latest attack against youngsters.

The man, surnamed Chen, killed himself by jumping from a building following the carnage at a…

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Hundreds of protesters trying to topple Pakistan's government stormed the state broadcaster on Monday as fresh clashes with police broke out in Islamabad.

Transmission of the main Pakistani Television (PTV) news channel was cut minutes after an anchor announced demonstrators had entered the building and "besieged" staff.

Protesters armed with…

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Chinese lawmakers have approved a national day to commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders, state media reported, at a time when Beijing remains at loggerheads with Tokyo over territory and history.

The country's top legislature on Sunday declared September 30 as Martyrs' Day, which will be marked…

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Tokyo stocks rose 0.34% Monday, as a weaker yen boosted exporters following another record close on Wall Street.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 52.01 points to finish at 15,476.60, while the Topix index of all first-section shares climbed 0.40%, or 5.09 points, to 1,283.06.

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The controversial six-month dolphin hunting season began on Monday in the Wakayama Prefecture town of Taiji, but bad weather would delay any killing, a local official told AFP.

The annual catch, in which people from the town corral hundreds of dolphins into a secluded bay and butcher them, was thrust…

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About 2.35 million people took part in a government disaster drill in Japan on Monday, hoping to prevent a catastrophe when the quake-prone country is hit by another natural disaster.

Dry runs of evacuations, rescue operations and firefighting were carried out across the nation to simulate an emergency response to…

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Police in Osaka said Monday they have arrested a 53-year-old man on suspicion of killing his neighbor in an apartment building in Higashinari Ward.

According to police, sometime on Saturday, the suspect is accused of entering the apartment of his nextdoor neighbor, a man in his early 60s, and repeatedly…

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Moscow and Kiev representatives will meet in Minsk Monday after Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for statehood to be discussed for the restive east of the former Soviet state.

Putin's remarks on Sunday came just hours after the European Union gave Moscow…

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Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs as the Los Angeles Angels finished off a four-game sweep, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Sunday.

Rookie pitcher Matt Shoemaker allowed five hits over seven shutout innings as the Angels won their sixth in row for the best…

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