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Fighting Between Armenia and Azerbaijan Risks Drawing in Bigger Powers Escalation on both sides suggests that an extended conflict may ensue in Nagorno-Karabakh, increasing the possibility of involvement by countries like Russia and Turkey.
New York Times | 3 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ex-President of Pakistan Is Indicted on Money Laundering Charges The case against Asif Ali Zardari, widower of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, is the latest in a string of moves against opposition figures that his supporters say are politically motivated.
New York Times | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
American Could Face Prison in Thailand After Posting Negative Reviews of a Resort The man was arrested under Thailands criminal defamation law, which has been used to silence critics and stifle dissent. The hotel that brought charges acknowledges that using the law might be excessive.
New York Times | 8 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Beijing orders importers to avoid frozen food from countries with major coronavirus outbreaks Authorities in the Chinese capital Beijing have ordered importers to avoid frozen food from countries suffering severe coronavirus outbreaks after several incidents of imported seafood testing positive for the virus.
CNN.com | 9 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
China's President Xi says Xinjiang policies 'completely correct' amid growing international criticism Chinese President Xi Jinping believes his policies in the far-western region of Xinjiang are "completely correct," despite growing international criticism of alleged human rights abuses and mass internment.
CNN.com | 13 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Your Monday Briefing Coronavirus, Xinjiang, Supreme Court: Heres what you need to know.
New York Times | 21 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
China is doubling down on its territorial claims and that's causing conflict across Asia Since taking power in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has helped cement China's position as a global superpower -- and pushed forward an aggressive foreign policy, making bolder moves in several key flashpoints across Asia.
CNN.com | 21 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The Rise of Child Labor in the Coronavirus Pandemic With schools closed and families desperate for income, millions of children are being forced into work that is often dangerous, arduous and illegal.
New York Times | 21 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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As Covid-19 Closes Schools, the Worlds Children Go to Work Former students are taking illegal and often dangerous jobs in India and other developing countries, potentially rolling back years of progress in social mobility and public health.
New York Times | Sep 27, 2020 3:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Korea Urges Joint Inquiry Into Officials Killing at Sea North Korea has apologized for the death of a South Korean government official, but the two countries differ on the circumstances that led to the shooting.
New York Times | Sep 27, 2020 12:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend