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Bangladesh priest hacked to death while gathering flowers Read full story for latest details. | 1 hour, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The Fake Monks Are Back, Aggressively Begging After a short respite, pushy beggars with shaved heads and robes are impersonating Buddhist monks in the tourist spots of New York and other cities.
New York Times | 2 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How Australia turned its back on the refugee crisis As the world works to resolve a major international refugee crisis, Australia just wants them to go away. | 8 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
1,015 steps to this beautiful Japanese temple Those willing to hike to the top of this mountain temple's trail are rewarded with great views -- and maybe even a bit of luck | 10 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The man behind Asia's futuristic skylines Architect Ole Scheeren has been transforming Asian skylines with his signature geometric style for over a decade. CNN Style takes an exclusive look inside Scheeren's new pixelated build in Bangkok, ahead of its completion. | 11 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar among worst for human trafficking Myanmar, Sudan and Haiti are currently among the worst offenders for human trafficking, according to a new report published today by the U.S. State Department. | 17 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Erdogan inaugurates grandiose new Turkish bridge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday inaugurated the fourth-longest suspension bridge in the world, the latest of his pet mega-projects. The Osman Gazi bridge, which has been under construction since 2013, stretches 2.6 kilometres (1.6 miles
Yahoo! News | 18 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Turkish official: Attackers were from Russia, Central Asia ISTANBUL (AP) As the death toll from the Istanbul airport attack rose Thursday to 44, a senior Turkish official said the three suicide bombers who carried it out were from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and police raided neighborhoods looking for susp
Yahoo! News | 20 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Istanbul airport attacks: what we know Details are emerging about the three suicide bombers who carried out this week's deadly Istanbul airport attack and how they did so. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack, but Turkish officials say early evidence points to a strike
Yahoo! News | 21 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The handshakes that shook the world? What's in a handshake? Sometimes a great deal, as leaders around the world have proved time and again. | 22 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend