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3 Americans Are Killed by Guard at Afghan Hospital Officials said the gunman appeared to be a police officer who reacted in the moment when he saw a small group of American visitors outside his guard post, raising fears of a new wave of so-called green-on-blue shootings spurred by deepening Afghan resentm
New York Times | 3 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Going to medical school thanks to a stranger How a boy got to medical school thanks to a woman he's never met
BBC News | 3 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
World Briefing | Asia: China: Legislature Toughens Environmental Law The Chinese legislature decided Thursday to revise the countrys environmental protection law to allow for stricter punishments against companies or individuals caught polluting the environment, according to a report by Xinhua, the state news agency.
New York Times | 3 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pakistan, Ending Its Observance of Cease-Fire, Launches Airstrikes Against Taliban The airstrikes dealt a new blow to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharifs faltering efforts to engage the militants in peace talks.
New York Times | 3 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Little compensation for Rana Plaza survivors Why Rana Plaza survivors need compensation not charity
BBC News | 6 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Chinas Legislature Votes to Toughen Environmental Protection Law The revised law, which will take effect next year, will allow for stricter punishments of companies or individuals caught polluting the environment.
New York Times | 7 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit TOKYO (AP) When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States.
Yahoo! News | 9 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
PM: MH370 passengers not lost More than six weeks after Flight 370 disappeared, Malaysia's prime minister says his government is still not prepared to declare it -- and the 239 people on board -- lost. | 9 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ahmed & Mohammad new Pakistan selectors ISLAMABAD (AP) Former fielding coaches Ijaz Ahmed and Shoaib Mohammad are among the six members of Pakistan cricket's new selection committee.
Yahoo! News | 10 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan: Partial vote count puts one candidate ahead Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah is in the lead with four-fifths of the votes counted in Afghanistan's landmark presidential elections, the country's Independent Election Commission said Thursday. | 11 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend