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First Rohingya census in Bangladesh The Bangladeshi government starts a census of unregistered members of the Rohingya ethnic group who have gone there to escape persecution in Myanmar.
BBC News | 4 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Emoji Makers Find Muse in a Kim: Jong-un, Not Kardashian West A new website allows users to send images of the North Korean leader smiling, crying and walking, as well as rockets and a nuclear mushroom cloud.
New York Times | 4 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Action against ex-UN climate head Former head of the UN climate change panel RK Pachauri goes on leave from environmental think tank TERI after a new accusation of sexual harassment.
BBC News | 6 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pakistan Says It Foiled Plot to Free Militant Behind Daniel Pearls Death A Pakistani general said militants with ties to Al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi planned to free about 100 prisoners, among them the British-born Ahmed Omar Sheikh.
New York Times | 7 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kimonos fit for wheelchair users Japanese designers adapt kimonos so they can be put on while sitting down.
BBC News | 8 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Britain Accuses China of Violating Treaty in Hong Kong Booksellers Case The British foreign secretary said the apparent abduction of Lee Bo was a serious breach of treaty commitments between Beijing and London.
New York Times | 10 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nidar: India launches 'lightest gun' weighing 250g Two years after India launched Nirbheek, a handgun pitched as the country's 'first gun for women', a state-run arms factory launches a similar un which it says is lighter and cheaper.
BBC News | 14 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Taiwan quake death toll reaches 94 The official death toll from an earthquake in Tainan city, Taiwan, rises to 94 with 30 still missing, as a memorial service is held for the victims.
BBC News | 14 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Aussie strongwoman lifts teammates Read full story for latest details. | 17 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
South Korean workers recalled from North-South joint venture park Read full story for latest details. | 17 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend