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Sri Lanka expels tourist with Buddha tattoo British national Naomi Coleman flies to London after being detained since her arrival from India four days ago.
Al Jazeera | 12 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Protests in Sri Lanka against casino plans Opposition members march in Colombo against project that critics say will lead to boom in prostitution in island nation.
Al Jazeera | 12 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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India Ink: Indias Weather Agency Forecasts Weaker Monsoon Indias meteorological department predicted that rainfall would be below average this monsoon season, which could have wider effects on the economy.
New York Times | 12 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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India Ink: Tamil Nadu Warms Up to Modi and His Party The Bharatiya Janata Party is hoping that a growing urban population, voter disaffection with incumbents and Mr. Modis charisma will help it make some headway in a state that it has found impossible to crack in the past.
New York Times | 13 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: No compensation over factory collapse Exactly a year ago, an eight-storey building housing several clothing factories in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people and injuring thousands more.
BBC News | 14 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Quiros, Dyson share lead at China Open SHENZHEN, China (AP) Alvaro Quiros and Simon Dyson each shot a 5-under 67 to share the lead after the first round of the China Open on Thursday.
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Yellow ribbons symbolize hope The bright yellow ribbons are tied tightly to the metal bars of the main gate at Danwon High School.
CNN.com | 15 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) One year after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in a pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal, Bangladeshi seamstress Shefali says she would rather starve to death than return to factory work.
Yahoo! News | 16 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Op-Ed Contributor: How Suicide and Politics Mix in India An unexpected protest is rumbling from what was once one of the country's most placid voter blocs: its farmers.
New York Times | 16 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan: Hospital guard shoots, kills 3 foreign workers At least three foreign hospital workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, police said.
CNN.com | 17 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend