Monday, July 26, 2010

DTN News: Asia News - Headlines

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  • Leaks provide ground-level account of Afghan war

    AP – 17 mins ago
    A US Army soldier from 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of...

    WASHINGTON - Some 90,000 leaked U.S. military records posted online Sunday amount to a blow-by-blow account of six years of the Afghanistan war, including unreported incidents of Afghan civilian killings as well as covert operations against Taliban figures.

  • Khmer Rouge prison chief handed 30 years in prison

    AFP – 27 mins ago
    Former Khmer Rouge prison chief S-21, Kaing Guek Eav (Duch) sits...

    PHNOM PENH (AFP) - A UN-backed war crimes court on Monday sentenced a former Khmer Rouge prison chief to 30 years in prison for his role in Cambodia's "Killing Fields" atrocities in the late 1970s.

  • Khmer Rouge's chief jailer guilty of war crimes

    AP – 29 mins ago

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal sentenced the former Khmer Rouge chief jailer Monday to 35 years in prison — the first verdict involving a leader of the genocidal regime that destroyed a generation of Cambodia's people.

  • Indian pitches no help for Ashes buildup - press

    AFP – 35 mins ago
    Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (R) plays a shot during a...

    SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia face a less than ideal preparation for this year's home Ashes series with a two-Test series on unhelpful pitches in India, the Australian press said on Monday.

  • Sri Lanka bat against India in second Test

    AFP – 43 mins ago
    Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to...

    COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat in the second cricket Test against India at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Monday.

  • Taliban say they're holding U.S. soldier and second killed

    Reuters – 43 mins ago
    A pamphlet, appealing for information about one of two U.S. soldiers...

    KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban said on Sunday they were holding prisoner one of two U.S. soldiers who strayed into territory controlled by the insurgents, and that the other had been killed.

  • Khmer Rouge prison chief sentenced to 35 years in jail

    Reuters – 47 mins ago
    People offer incense during a Buddhist ceremony to commemorate...

    PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A U.N.-backed tribunal sentenced a senior member of the Khmer Rouge to 35 years in prison on Monday in its first verdict three decades after the Maoist "Killing Fields" revolution tore Cambodia apart.

  • Japan's exports rise for seventh straight month

    AP – 58 mins ago
    In this March 29, 2010 file photo, Japanese vehicles for export...

    TOKYO - Japan's exports rose for the seventh straight month in June, driven by machinery and steel products, indicating that overseas demand continues to underpin recovery in the world's No. 2 economy even amid a stronger yen.

  • Khmer Rouge prison chief given 30 years in prison

    AFP – 1 hr 1 min ago
    Video feed from the Extraordinary Chamber in the Courts of Cambodia...

    PHNOM PENH (AFP) - A former Khmer Rouge prison chief was handed a 30-year prison sentence Monday by a UN-backed war crimes court for his role in atrocities committed under the regime in the late 1970s.

  • U.S. says Afghan war will get worse

    Reuters – 1 hr 16 mins ago
    A pamphlet, appealing for information about one of two U.S. soldiers...

    KABUL (Reuters) - More NATO troops will die fighting in Afghanistan this summer, a top U.S. military officer said, as a new report emerged implicating Pakistan for actively collaborating with the insurgency while accepting U.S. aid.

  • US holds drills off Korea as Pyongyang talks war

    AP – 1 hr 24 mins ago
    File photo of South Korean Navy Patrol Combat Corvettes staging...

    ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON - U.S. and South Korean warships and helicopters practiced anti-submarine maneuvers off the Korean peninsula Monday, readying defenses against the kind of weapon that allegedly sank a South Korean navy vessel earlier this year.

  • Pakistan's woes compounded by severe water crisis

    AP – 1 hr 41 mins ago

    ISLAMABAD - Besides grappling with insurgents, suicide bombers and deep poverty, Pakistan is facing a severe crisis as a ballooning population and inefficient farming combine to reduce the availability of water.

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