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Turkey backtracks on age of wedding bomber The Turkish government is now backtracking on its initial claim that the attacker who bombed the Kurdish wedding celebration in southern Turkey on Saturday night was a young teenager. | Aug 23, 2016 01:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
40 knives removed from man's stomach A man in India spent two months swallowing knives and had 40 of them surgically removed from his stomach, according to the doctor who led the operation. | Aug 22, 2016 9:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Korea threatens nuclear strike The US and South Korean militaries started a massive joint annual exercise Monday, a drill that has drawn North Korean threats of nuclear retaliation. | Aug 22, 2016 9:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Singapore President dead at 92 Former Singaporean President S R Nathan died Monday at the age of 92, according to a statement from the country's Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong. | Aug 22, 2016 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fiji's sevens stars given homecoming There are homecomings -- and then there's the welcome afforded Fiji's all-conquering Olympic heroes. | Aug 22, 2016 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Image of Asia: Protesting killings of civilians in Kashmir In this photo by Mukhtar Khan, neighbors and relatives of Irfan Ahmed Wani, who died late Sunday after being hit by a tear gas shell, shout anti-India slogans as they protest his death in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir. A security lockdown and protes
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 1:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Life inside the Philippines' most overcrowded jail In an unassuming Quezon City neighborhood, across from a municipal library and around the corner from a police station stands the local jail. | Aug 22, 2016 11:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Foreign ministers from China, Japan, South Korea to meet BEIJING (AP) The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are due to meet Wednesday in Tokyo amid frictions between Beijing and its neighbors over territorial claims and regional security.
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 10:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: How to Raise a Mensch In “Mamaleh Knows Best,” Marjorie Ingall says the values of Jewish mothers produce good children.
New York Times | Aug 22, 2016 09:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China's disappointing Olympic performance? For a nation known for its obsession for gold, Team China seemed to have had a rough time in Rio de Janeiro. | Aug 22, 2016 08:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend