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Waiheke: Where to eat on New Zealand's wine island Basking in its own microclimate off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand's Waiheke was traditionally an escape for alternative lifestylers running from the city's rat race. | Mar 25, 2017 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blasts Kill 3 as Bangladeshi Troops Raid Militant Hide-Out Paramilitary troops have been working to flush out a group of Islamist radicals holed up in a building in Sylhet with a large cache of ammunition.
New York Times | Mar 25, 2017 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US bomber warned in East China Sea flyover Chinese officials warned a US military aircraft flying near South Korea Sunday, telling its pilots that they were illegally operating in Chinese airspace and ordering the American plane to leave, a US defense official told CNN. | Mar 25, 2017 3:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Singapore teen blogger granted US asylum The United States granted asylum to teen blogger Amos Yee, who has been jailed twice in his native Singapore for critical views on religion and politics. | Mar 25, 2017 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US: North Korea ready to conduct nuke test Specific intelligence indicators now show that North Korea is ready for its sixth underground nuclear test at any time, two US officials told CNN on Friday. | Mar 24, 2017 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bomber dies in blast near Dhaka airport A bomber detonated explosives Friday near Dhaka's airport in Bangladesh, killing himself but causing no other casualties, police officials told CNN. | Mar 24, 2017 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Golfer pulls out of championship to be with stricken mother A tearful Jason Day has withdrawn from the World Golf Championships Match Play to be with his stricken mother Dening who has lung cancer. | Mar 24, 2017 12:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What happens when health care is scarce and TB rates are high The roads are bright orange and unpaved through the agricultural district of Memot in Cambodia. Along the sides lie miles of maize fields and a few farmers tending to them. | Mar 24, 2017 11:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghan troops withdraw from key area in fight with Taliban Afghan forces in the strategic town of Sangin in Helmand province have withdrawn from its center, effectively ceding territory to the Taliban and delivering a blow to the Afghan government and its coalition partners. | Mar 24, 2017 09:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A Life Sentence in Cambodia, but Kem Ley's Murder Is Far From Solved The man on trial had admitted shooting Mr. Kem Ley, a government critic. But glaring holes in the case, which recalled past assassinations, raise troubling questions.
New York Times | Mar 23, 2017 12:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend