Paju (South Korea) (AFP) - South Korea began to prepare the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers killed in the Korean War for repatriation on Monday, more than 60 years after the conflict ended.
Tokyo (AFP) - Toyota said Monday it has suspended production at its two Indian auto assembly plants in response to threats against management and "deliberate" assembly-line stoppages, as efforts to hammer out a labour deal failed.
Phnom Penh (AFP) - A two-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, becoming the country's fourth confirmed fatality -- all children -- from the deadly virus this year, health authorities said Monday.
Geneva (AFP) - The crimes of North Korea's regime are as chilling as those of the Nazis, South Africa's apartheid regime or Cambodia's Khmer Rouge and must be stopped, the head of a UN inquiry said on Monday.
Shanghai (AFP) - The head of the underground Catholic Church in Shanghai, Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang, has died, a US-based group said, as it urged China's Communist government to allow greater religious freedom.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - The cockpit crew now under scrutiny over Malaysia's missing airliner are a politically active captain who enjoyed cooking and home improvements, and a young co-pilot said to be engaged to his flight-school sweetheart.
The PNG government says the judge hearing a human rights case involving the Manus Island detention centre is biased and wants him to step down.
Melbourne (AFP) - Red Bull boss Christian Horner says Daniel Ricciardo was blameless in the bungle that led to his sensational disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix, as the team vowed to fight the ruling.
Tokyo (AFP) - The elderly mother of a Japanese woman kidnapped and taken to North Korea as a schoolgirl on Monday hailed a "miraculous" first meeting in Mongolia with her long-lost granddaughter.
Beijing (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama will hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in the Netherlands next week, China's foreign ministry said Monday.
Beijing (AFP) - Two Tibetan monks in China have set themselves on fire to protest at a 2008 crackdown, overseas groups and reports said, adding to a string of self-immolation protests in recent years.
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