Friday, August 26, 2011

Asia Compact | 26.08.2011, 18:00 UTC

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ASIA COMPACT | 26.08.2011 | 18:00 UTC
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India
Rahul Gandhi criticizes anti-graft campaign

India's 'prime minister-in-waiting' has criticized Anna Hazare's
anti-corruption hunger strike, saying it poses a threat to the country's
democratic 'life force.'

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International Relations
Kim Jong-il tells China he is ready for denuclearization talks

North Korea's leader has told China he is willing to return to the
six-party nuclear talks 'without preconditions.' Xinhua said Kim had told
China's top diplomat he was committed to a nuclear-free Korean peninsula.

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Health
New HIV infections fall by 20 percent in Asia-Pacific

According to a UNAIDS report released on Friday in Busan, the number of new
HIV infections in the Asia-Pacific region dropped by 20 percent between
2001 and 2009.

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Politics
Japan's PM resigns as party leader

Japanese Premier Naoto Kan has resigned as leader of the ruling Democratic
Party, paving the way for a new prime minister who will face the same
challenges of reconstruction, nuclear disaster and a soaring yen.

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