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Tokyo's district to recognize same-sex unions One of Tokyo's most prominent districts has taken a small, but potentially significant step to recognizing same-sex unions in Japan. | 18 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Queensland greyhound body dump found The bodies of at least 55 greyhounds - apparently linked to racing - are found dumped in Queensland, in the latest setback for the scandal-hit sport.
BBC News | 19 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Op-Ed Contributor: South Koreans and Adultery The decriminalization of adultery is a step forward for personal rights, but most South Koreans dont see it that way.
New York Times | 20 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A New Language for Pakistans Deaf Can sign language and the web brighten the lives of 1.25 million children?
New York Times | 20 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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World's oldest person dies at age 117 Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person according to Guinness World Records, has died at the age of 117. | 21 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
India ex-PM summons suspended India's Supreme Court suspends a court summons issued to former PM Manmohan Singh over a coal mining scandal.
BBC News | 22 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Amnesty releases death penalty report Governments around the world are using the threat of terrorism -- real or perceived -- to advance executions, Amnesty International alleges in its annual report on the death penalty. | 22 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
World's oldest person dies in Japan The world's oldest person, Japan's Misao Okawa, dies from heart failure at the age of 117.
BBC News | Apr 1, 2015 06:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: Cigarette warning delay 'absurd' Spotlight on anger over delay in bigger health warnings on cigarette packets, and a court's decision to uphold alcohol ban in Kerala.
BBC News | Apr 1, 2015 06:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rule of law or not, bloggers are vulnerable Read full story for latest details. | Apr 1, 2015 05:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend