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VIDEO: Shanty town in Manila burns More than 400 homes have gone up in a flames in a shanty town in the Philippine capital of Manila.
BBC News | 15 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Despite Indias Wealth, Pregnant Women Are Dangerously Underweight, Study Finds In one of the most perplexing public health questions, Indian mothers tend to be less healthy than their counterparts in some of the poorest countries in Africa.
New York Times | 20 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Tajik ruling party sweeps polls, opposition out Tajikistan's ruling party looked set to win a hefty parliamentary majority while the main Islamic opposition cried foul after being shut out in weekend elections said by Western observers to have been marred by "significant" cheating. With
Yahoo! News | 21 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Bangladeshi Police Arrest Suspect in Bloggers Killing Shafiur Rahman Farabi was arrested in connection with the deadly attack on Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American writer who was critical of extremist Islam.
New York Times | 21 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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A Thin Line of Defense Against Honor Killings Womens shelters are one of the most provocative legacies of the Western presence in Afghanistan.
New York Times | 22 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Under the Dome: The climate film taking China by storm Chinese climate film inspired by baby's tumour goes viral
BBC News | 23 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Tsunami-hit city among venues for 2019 Rugby World Cup DUBLIN (AP) A city devastated by Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami was named Monday as one of a dozen host venues for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, an event designed to develop the sport in its biggest emerging market of Asia.
Yahoo! News | Mar 2, 2015 4:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Chinas Legislature, the Rich Are More Than Represented Among the 1,271 richest Chinese people tracked by the Shanghai-based Hurun Report, 203 are delegates to the nations Parliament or its advisory body, which will convene jointly this week.
New York Times | Mar 2, 2015 2:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NZ motorists take bad drivers' keys Motorists in New Zealand are confiscating the keys of people they think are driving dangerously, particularly foreign tourists.
BBC News | Mar 2, 2015 11:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Arrest in hacking death of blogger Avijit Roy Bangladesh authorities say they have arrested the prime suspect in the murder of American blogger Avijit Roy who was hacked to death on a Dhaka street last week. | Mar 2, 2015 09:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend