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Inhabitants of Maldives Atoll Fear a Flood of Saudi Money Saudi Arabia plans to invest $10 billion in Faafu Atoll, where some worry that they will be uprooted by new development if the islands are sold.
New York Times | 3 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Asia and Australia Edition: Mosul, Yogi Adityanath, Carrie Lam: Your Morning Briefing Here's what you need to know to start your day.
New York Times | 6 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
When a President Says, 'I'll Kill You' On the streets of Manila, the body count rises daily as journalists document the crusade of President Rodrigo Duterte.
New York Times | 14 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
First female HK leader chosen by pro-Beijing committee A tiny election committee, drawn mostly from Hong Kong's elite, will choose the city's next leader Sunday, amid planned protests and a large-scale police operation. | 15 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Carrie Lam Wins Election to Become Hong Kong's Next Leader Mrs. Lam, Beijing's preferred candidate in the race, won more than half of the votes cast. She defeated John Tsang, a former finance secretary who polls indicated was more popular with the public.
New York Times | 21 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Blasts Kill 3 as Bangladeshi Troops Raid Militant Hide-Out Paramilitary troops have been working to flush out a group of Islamist radicals holed up in a building in Sylhet with a large cache of ammunition.
New York Times | Mar 25, 2017 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US bomber warned in East China Sea flyover Chinese officials warned a US military aircraft flying near South Korea Sunday, telling its pilots that they were illegally operating in Chinese airspace and ordering the American plane to leave, a US defense official told CNN. | Mar 25, 2017 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Singapore teen blogger granted US asylum The United States granted asylum to teen blogger Amos Yee, who has been jailed twice in his native Singapore for critical views on religion and politics. | Mar 25, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Golfer pulls out of championship to be with stricken mother A tearful Jason Day has withdrawn from the World Golf Championships Match Play to be with his stricken mother Dening who has lung cancer. | Mar 24, 2017 12:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Life Sentence in Cambodia, but Kem Ley's Murder Is Far From Solved The man on trial had admitted shooting Mr. Kem Ley, a government critic. But glaring holes in the case, which recalled past assassinations, raise troubling questions.
New York Times | Mar 23, 2017 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend