Obama’s national security adviser resigning: Marine Gen. Jones leaves, aide Donilon takes over

National security shuffle: Jones out, Donilon in

Filipino WWII soldiers sue VA in federal court, demanding same veteran benefits as Americans

Filipino WWII veterans sue feds over benefits

Official says North Koreans honored to follow Kim Jong Un as next leader after father

Official: North Koreans will follow Kim Jong Un

Japanese government minister apologizes for high-fashion modeling shoot inside parliament

Japan minister apologizes for modeling inside Diet

The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize citation

The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize citation

OSLO, Norway — The complete text of the citation awarding the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiabo.

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chinese dissident Liu wins Nobel Peace Prize

Increased patrols in Pakistan’s Karachi to prevent further violence in after shrine attack

Security raised after Pakistan Sufi shrine attack

Senate report says US hiring Afghanistan warlords and thugs as security contractors

Senate report slams Afghan security contractors

Pa. Senate candidates split on bill to allow trade sanctions against China over currency value

Pa. Senate candidates split on China trade bill

8 months after clearing operation, Marines in Marjah face full-blown insurgency

Marines in Marjah face full-blown insurgency

Chinese dissident, rights activists from Russia, Afghanistan hot candidates Nobel Peace Prize

Chinese dissident hot bet for Nobel Peace Prize

Kyrgyzstan hopeful elections will bring some stability after months of violence

Kyrgyz hopeful for fair elections

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Kyrgyzstan is set to hold parliamentary elections after months of political instability and violence in what many observers hope could be the first ever fair vote in Central Asia.

Police say 4 killed, 20 wounded in twin explosions at Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan

Police: Blasts kill 4 at Sufi shrine in Pakistan

Police report blasts at famed Sufi shrine in southern Pakistani city of Karachi, many wounded

Police: Blasts hit Sufi shrine in Pakistan

Lewis-McChord officer recommends court martial for Alaska soldier accused in Afghan killings

Army officer recommends trial in Afghan killings

Intel officials say suspected US missile strike kills 3 people in Pakistani tribal region.

Intel: US missiles kill 3 in Pakistan tribal area

Lawmakers, officials scuffle in Indian Kashmir’s parliament; 4 injured

Lawmakers scuffle with officials in Indian Kashmir

Afghan peace council holds inaugural session

Afghan peace council holds inaugural session

Afghan war enters its 10th year with key players hedging their bets, uncertain over US plans

Uncertainty over US plans as war enters 10th year

Mob in Kyrgyzstan’s capital storms headquarters of Bakiyev-linked party ahead of election

Kyrgyz mob storms party headquarters ahead of vote

Vietnam demands China release 9 fishermen seized in South China Sea

Vietnam demands China release 9 fishermen

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam demanded on Wednesday that China release nine fishermen arrested in the South China Sea, in the latest row in the region over islands claimed by Beijing.

It’s go-for-broke time in Afghanistan on 9th anniversary of the war

It’s go-for-broke time on 9th anniversary of war

US diplomat: Healthy US-Japan alliance vital amid Asia’s changing security dynamics

US diplomat: US-Japan pact vital in changing Asia

Dutch court rejects exiled separatists’ demand to have Indonesian president arrested

Bid to have Indonesian president arrested fails

Defense chiefs from the US and China to meet next week amid a thaw in relations

US, China defense chiefs to meet amid thaw in ties

Washington Post reports that officials of Taliban and Afghan govt in talks aimed at ending war

Report: Taliban, Afghan govt in talks to end war

Top civilian NATO official in Afghan province says government control of key city expanding

Top civilian sees progress in southern Afghan city

Japan says argument over maritime clash with China over; dispute over islands remains

Japan says maritime spat with China over

BRUSSELS — Japan declared an end Tuesday to a dispute with China over a high-seas collision last month and the two countries agreed to resume exchanges and projects that had been stopped because of the incident.

North Korea media say heir apparent Kim Jong Un joins father in observing military drill

NKorea’s Kim Jong Un joins father at army drill

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi fights for legal existence of her disbanded party

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sues to keep her party intact

Hong Kong judge says transgender woman can’t marry man, turning away challenge to local law

Hong Kong judge: Transgender woman can’t marry man

Taiwanese defense official says Chinese threat to island is growing, media reports say

Taiwan official says China threat growing: reports

Chinese, Japanese hold highest-level meeting since dispute broke out over islands

Chinese, Japanese leaders meet in Europe amid spat

Blumenthal, McMahon trade jabs over TV ads in Conn. Senate debate

Blumenthal, McMahon trade jabs at Conn. debate

Skeletons, dirt, embarrassments _ political foes working overtime to surprise rivals

Skeletons, dirt _ it’s the election’s homestretch

Sestak calls on Obama to assess war on al-Qaida as 9th anniversary of Afghan war approaches

Sestak calls on Obama to assess war on al-Qaida

Blumenthal, McMahon trade accusations in hours before first debate in Conn. US Senate race

Conn. Senate race heats up ahead of first debate

Pakistani officials say 5 German militants believed killed in a US drone strike in NW region

5 Germans said killed in Pakistan missile strike

Del. Senate nominee O’Donnell claimed in 2006 debate that China was planning to take over US

O’Donnell said China plotting to take over US

Veteran Japanese lawmaker Ichiro Ozawa to be indicted over political funding scandal

Japan ruling party figure Ozawa to be indicted

Libya releases South Korean pastor after president’s brother meets with Gadhafi, SKorea says

SKorea: Libya releases South Korean pastor

Pakistan keeps key border crossing shut to NATO supplies for 3rd day amid mounting tensions

No end in sight to Pakistan-NATO supply standoff

Prince Charles meets Indian president, ending protocol tussle over Commonwealth Games

Prince Charles in Indian capital for sporting meet

China’s president welcomes North Korea’s new leadership, promises to enhance ties

China vows to enhance ties with new NK leadership

Nobel experts predict low-key peace prize after Obama stunner

Nobel experts predict low-key prize after Obama

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