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In Interviews, 3 Americans Held in North Korea Plead for U.S. Help The three were interviewed by CNN and The Associated Press, and the choreography of the interviews suggested that North Korea wanted to use the prisoners as bargaining leverage.
New York Times | 4 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Opinion: Pakistan's perilous democratic transition Pakistan's perilous democratic transition has been rocked by the ongoing anti-government protests. | 6 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Narendra Modi's first 100 days Narendra Modi's first 100 days as India's prime minister
BBC News | 9 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Peng powers into U.S. Open semifinals China's population may be in excess of 1.3 billion inhabitants but only two of its players had ever reached a grand slam semifinal -- until Tuesday. | 11 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice WASHINGTON (AP) A new study says that as the world gets warmer, parts of North America, Europe and Asia could see more frequent and stronger visits of cold air as the world gets warmer.
Yahoo! News | 12 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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To Temper Unrest, China Pushes Interethnic Marriage Between Han and Minorities The incentives are a trial policy in Xinjiang, an area where ethnic tensions between Uighurs and Han have erupted into violence recently.
New York Times | 13 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif backed by parliament MPs rally to prime minister as thousands of protesters continue to call for his resignation over alleged vote-rigging
Al Jazeera | 14 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Diplomacy, North Korea-style: Americans as bait Mike Kim says the world is getting sick of North Korea's using Americans as bait and its people are wising up. The regime is losing power and respect all around. | 15 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons Taken together, the Indian prime minister's first 100 days in office have seen both fair portents and dark omens.
Al Jazeera | 16 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen demands apology A Myanmar beauty queen dethroned for alleged misconduct said Tuesday she would only return her crown if South Korean pageant organisers apologised -- and denied accepting free breast implants. May Myat Noe, 16, was training to become a K-pop star in South
Yahoo! News | 19 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend