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  • American Airlines plane diverted to Tokyo after being hit by winter storm, several hurt

    A U.S. bound-American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo on Wednesday after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries. American Airlines Flight 280,...
  • Pakistan PM lifts moratorium on death penalty after school attack

    The Pakistani prime minister lifted a moratorium on the death penalty on Wednesday, a day after Taliban gunmen attacked a school, killing 132 students and nine teachers, a government spokesman said. Pakistan began three days of mourning on Wednesday for...
  • Japan government panel sees fiscal goal 'hard to meet' without radical steps: draft

    A finance ministry's key fiscal panel has called for drastic steps to cut government spending and secure revenue to meet Tokyo's aim of halving the primary budget deficit next year, a draft proposal showed, describing the goal as "quite difficult". The...
  • Honda to recall more than 500,000 cars in China due to Takata air bags

    Chinese authorities said on Tuesday that Honda Motor Co. and its two joint ventures in China would recall 569,769 cars due to potentially defective air bags which the carmaker said were made by Japan's Takata Corp.. Close to 20 million vehicles have been...
  • New York premiere of 'Interview' canceled; Carmike Cinemas also pulls Sony film

    New York premiere of 'Interview' canceled; Carmike Cinemas also pulls Sony film
    The New York premiere of "The Interview", a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled and a source said one theatre chain had scrapped plans to show it, after threats from a hacking group. The...
  • Taliban fighters mount offensive near Afghan border with Pakistan

    Taliban fighters killed at least five Afghan soldiers in a three-day offensive in a region near Pakistan, officials said on Tuesday, as fighting heats up on both sides of the border during the withdrawal of most foreign troops from Afghanistan....
  • Thomson Reuters/INSEAD fourth-quarter Asian Business Sentiment Survey - by economy

    Business sentiment among Asia's top companies rose in the fourth quarter with Indian firms, buoyed by hopes Prime Minister Narendra Modi would live up to his market-friendly reputation, showing the most positive outlook for a third straight quarter....
  • China halts anti-dumping probe into EU, Japan dialysis kit makers

    China has halted an anti-dumping investigation into European and Japanese makers of blood dialysis equipment, ending a six-month probe that had extended to the Chinese market leader, Germany's Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) AG & Co KGaA. The investigation,...
  • In Australia, Sydney siege inquiry continues amid grief, questions

    In Australia, Sydney siege inquiry continues amid grief, questions
    As the investigation of Sydney’s deadly hostage siege continued Tuesday, thousands of Australians paid tribute to the victims, pouring out their grief and leaving flowers near the crime scene at a busy downtown pedestrian thoroughfare. Initial...
  • Taliban's massacre of schoolchildren must be answered

    Taliban's massacre of schoolchildren must be answered
    More than 100 children — all less than 15 years old — were killed in Pakistan on Tuesday in one of the worst attacks on a school in human history. While we were coming to terms with the Sydney siege, this tragedy unfolded. Lest we forget,...
  • Asian business sentiment rebounds in fourth quarter with India most optimistic

    Business sentiment among Asia's top companies rebounded in the fourth quarter to the second-highest level in almost three years, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed, helped by a stronger U.S. economy and a plunge in oil prices. The Thomson Reuters/...