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Japan 'detains Chinese fishing boat'

Benazir Bhutto son Bilawal vows to maintain democracy

George H W Bush in intensive care

Pope pleads an end to violence in Syria

Doctors 'save man's life by using alcohol'

'Banquet ban' for China military

Obama seeks gun reform solution

Japan's Abe warns on road ahead

Obama plea after school shooting

Obama weeps over Connecticut school massacre