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Chinese Journalist Accused of Stealing State Secrets Affirms Innocence at Trial Analysts said Gao Yus case was aimed at silencing a voice that gave the world rare glimpses into internal Communist Party politics.
New York Times | Nov 21, 2014 09:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chinese activist and journalist go on trial Reporter Gao faces charges of revealing state secrets while Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti's life sentence appeal rejected.
Al Jazeera | Nov 21, 2014 08:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: '2G scam' probe Praise for court decision to remove chief of top investigative agency from probe into telecoms scandal.
BBC News | Nov 21, 2014 07:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan Orders Takata to Investigate Flawed Airbags The transportation departments demand breaks with tradition by turning its focus directly toward a parts supplier, rather than to an automaker.
New York Times | Nov 21, 2014 06:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan PM dissolves lower house of parliament Snap election expected in December as Shinzo Abe seeks fresh mandate for his struggling economic revival strategy.
Al Jazeera | Nov 21, 2014 06:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Eavesdropping on Pakistani Official Led to Inquiry of Former U.S. Diplomat In a conversation intercepted by American investigators, the official suggested that his government was receiving secrets from a prominent former diplomat with the State Department.
New York Times | Nov 21, 2014 03:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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2 Worlds of Hong Kong, and a Fatal Intersection The recent deaths of two women cast a spotlight on how impoverished housemaids are drawn to the citys seedy bars to earn money through prostitution.
New York Times | Nov 21, 2014 02:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia: N Korea ready to resume nuclear talks Announcement follows talks between Kim's envoy with Russian leaders, against backdrop of fresh underground-test threats.
Al Jazeera | Nov 20, 2014 7:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Observatory: Living Higher, Thanks to Barley A study of ancient life on the Tibetan Plateau indicates it was the ability to grow barley that allowed humans to establish permanent settlements at very high altitudes.
New York Times | Nov 20, 2014 7:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Thai Protesters Detained for Using Hunger Games Salute The demonstrators, later released, adopted the three-finger gesture to protest a coup by the Thai Army and its authoritarian government during a speech by the prime minister.
New York Times | Nov 20, 2014 6:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend