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Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country.
CNN.com | 1 hour, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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In India's Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle After being crushed in 2014, the Congress party, India's old powerhouse, appears to have made few gains this year. The road to recovery may be longer yet.
New York Times | 3 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India's Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is using a controversy at one of India's holiest shrines to win another five-year term.
New York Times | 4 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
New York Times | 4 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report claims.
CNN.com | 6 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negotiate.
CNN.com | 9 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Your Tuesday Briefing A blow to Huawei's international business.
New York Times | 15 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tiananmen Square Fast Facts View CNN's Tiananmen Square Fast Facts for more information about the events in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 3-4, 1989.
CNN.com | 17 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe.
New York Times | 18 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Where Is President Duterte? A Week-Long Absence Fuels Speculation and Scrutiny Rumors have swirled that President Rodrigo Duterte might be sick after he dropped out of the public eye for a week.
New York Times | 18 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend