Asia Breaking News: Taliban Attack NATO Supplier's Compound, Kill 7

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Taliban attackers set off a truck bomb early Tuesday and killed five security guards at a NATO supplier's compound in Kabul, the latest in a series of bold attacks on high profile targets in the Afghan capital. The Chinese authorities tightened their grip on the far western region of Xinjiang by confiscating knives and offering rewards for information about possible separatist attacks after two clashes last week left dozens dead, according to the state media. Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya Pcl for up to $5.61 billion, as Japanese lenders expand into fast-growing Southeast Asian economies to beat slower growth at home.

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