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Prime Minister Najib Razaks Intervention on Flight 17 Pays Off Apparently leveraging good relations with Moscow, Prime Minister Najib Razaks personal intervention with a pro-Russian separatist in Ukraine paid off.
New York Times | 17 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
When time stood still The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima
BBC News | 18 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Letter From India: Mukesh Ambanis Reliance Industries Runs Into Trouble Though Mukesh Ambanis Reliance Industries is richer than ever, a penalty for failing to meet natural gas production levels has roiled the waters.
New York Times | 18 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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TransAsia Airways Plane Crashes Off Taiwan, Killing Dozens The twin turbprop crashed while attempting an emergency landing as Typhoon Matmo brought heavy winds and rain to the region.
New York Times | 18 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Many feared dead in Taiwan plane crash Up to 45 people are feared dead after a passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu islands Wednesday, Taiwan's Central News Agency reported. | 19 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Greenpeace Says Chinas Energy Plans Exacerbate Climate Change Two operational coal-to-gas plants in China and 48 proposed ones would together emit an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year, Greenpeace said.
New York Times | 21 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indian MP force-feeds Muslim man on fast TV footage shows lawmaker from Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party shoving bread into Muslim supervisor's mouth.
Al Jazeera | 21 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Did Malaysian PM seal MH17 deal? It was a moment of triumph amid a personal tragedy for Malaysian leader Najib Razak. | 22 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Candidate to dispute Indonesia's election result Indonesia's presidential candidate, Prabowo Subianto, who slammed the country's election commission and rejected the official results of the vote held earlier this month, appears poised to launch a legal challenge. | Jul 23, 2014 10:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The argument for eating dog The idea is difficult to stomach, but John Sutter writes that eating dog is morally equivalent to eating pig, another intelligent animal. If Americans oppose it, they should question their own eating habits as well. | Jul 23, 2014 10:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend