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Obama: Trade politics difficult, but opposition helps China WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama says the politics of international trade have always been difficult, especially within the Democratic Party. But he says U.S. opposition to new trade agreements would give China a leg up in setting the rules for comm
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China 'boot camp' for lazy officials A county in China is punishing poorly-performing officials with military-style training camps.
BBC News | 13 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Ban on Beef in India Is Not the Answer Imposing ideals from a mythic past will only alienate minorities.
New York Times | 14 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Vietnam asylum seekers 'returned' Australia is repatriating up to 50 Vietnamese asylum seekers who had arrived by boat earlier this month, local media report.
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Lives: Crossing to Safety In a life marked by war, poverty and danger, a husbands constant presence.
New York Times | 16 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Image of Asia: Incense in memory of the Khmer Rouge victims In this photo by Heng Sinith, a woman burns incense sticks as she prays in front of a stupa containing hundreds of human skulls and bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge regime, at the Choeung Ek memorial on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Several hu
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India crowd-funds ice hockey team Crowd-funding is paying for India's ice hockey team to take part in an upcoming international tournament in Kuwait.
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China's Xi Jinping to visit close ally Pakistan BEIJING (AP) Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Pakistan next week to oversee agreements on pipelines, power plants and other projects as part of a massive $46 billion joint development program that Beijing hopes will stabilize its longtime ally'
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India's rising tiger numbers may be victory only on paper SUNDARBAN TIGER RESERVE, India (AP) At first, the numbers seem impressive: India's tiger population has gone up 30 percent in just four years. The government lauded the news as astonishing evidence of victory in conservation.
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Indonesia protests maid executions Saudi Arabia has executed a second Indonesian maid despite protests from Jakarta, which is itself facing fierce criticism for its failure to heed calls for clemency for a number of foreigners on death row. | 21 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend