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Australia weighs tougher anti-terrorism laws Prime minister to seek sweeping counterterrorism powers in parliament after authorities claim to have foiled ISIL plot.
Al Jazeera | Sep 20, 2014 07:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Couple confess to suitcase murder A Chicago man confessed to killing his girlfriend's mother, whose body was found last month in a suitcase outside a hotel in Indonesia, police in Bali tell CNN.
CNN.com | Sep 20, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Zealand votes for new parliament Prime Minister John Key likely to be re-elected for a third term as his centre-right National Party leads the race.
Al Jazeera | Sep 20, 2014 02:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Hospitals in Kashmir Struggle After Flooding, Deepening a Health Crisis Nearly two weeks after heavy flooding, many hospitals in the region are barely functioning and infectious waters have yet to recede.
New York Times | Sep 20, 2014 01:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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After Sweep, Australia Adds Security at Parliament The move came a day after 15 people were detained in raids that the prime minister said were based on signs that militant Islamists were planning attacks.
New York Times | Sep 20, 2014 12:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Korea Agrees to Weigh Steps on Human Rights The North Korean government said it was willing to consider some recommendations by a United Nations commission, but rejected others.
New York Times | Sep 19, 2014 11:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: River dwellers fear for their future A government immigration census in Cambodia has members of the ethnic Vietnamese community living on the Tonl Sap river fearing for their future.
BBC News | Sep 19, 2014 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China Fines GlaxoSmithKline Nearly $500 Million in Bribery Case The fine is the largest ever imposed in the country, and the British drug makers former chief executive there was given a suspended prison sentence.
New York Times | Sep 19, 2014 10:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japans Premier Seeks Summit Meeting With South Korean President In a conciliatory gesture after years of tensions, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan sent a letter to President Park Geun-hye of South Korea proposing the meeting.
New York Times | Sep 19, 2014 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Who is Alibaba creator Jack Ma? Chinese e-commerce giant secures its place in history as the largest U.S.-listed IPO of all time.
CNN.com | Sep 19, 2014 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend