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Chinese city fines dirty vehicles Nanjing wants to improve its image and is starting with mucky cars.
BBC News | 4 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Attack on U.S. Embassy in Kabul 'imminent' The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has received credible reports of an imminent attack in the Afghan capital, the Embassy said Monday. | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Sinosphere: Amid Smog Wave, an Artist Molds a Potent Symbol of Beijings Pollution Armed with a vacuum and red clay, Brother Nut sucked up dust from around the capitals landmarks to create a solid brick of condensed pollution.
New York Times | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Feature: The Last Dalai Lama? At 80, Tenzin Gyatso is still an international icon, but the future of his office and of the Tibetan people has never been more in doubt.
New York Times | 4 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bollywood star must give 'slap apology' India's Supreme Court told a Bollywood actor to apologise to a fan whom he slapped seven years ago while he was shooting a film.
BBC News | 5 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Public breastfeeding sparks outrage in China A photo of a woman nursing her baby in a crowded Beijing subway train has unleashed a furious -- and some say much needed -- debate over breastfeeding in public in China. | 5 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Air Asia QZ8501 crew unable to control plane after malfunction Read full story for latest details. | 7 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Marine guilty of killing transgender A U.S. Marine was found guilty of killing of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October last year. | 7 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Beijing smog keeps students indoors With Beijing cloaked in air pollution, schools have been ordered to keep children indoors.
BBC News | 7 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Taj Mahal 'not a Hindu temple' India's government refutes claims by a group of lawyers that the Taj Mahal monument was a Hindu temple.
BBC News | 10 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend