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Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal despite China controversy Thousands of mourners, many in tears, gathered in Kathmandu to pay tribute to a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk whose cremation was initially blocked by Nepal, sparking claims it had caved to pressure from China. Nepal, which had initially granted approval f
Yahoo! News | 23 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
WikiLeaks breaks gag order They were warned not to share it, but share it they did. | Jul 30, 2014 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN paves way for Khmer Rouge genocide trial Two former leaders of Pol Pot's regime accused of playing a role in the deaths of 1.7 million people in the 1970s.
Al Jazeera | Jul 30, 2014 5:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rare leopards born in French zoo Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born at a French zoo, it is reported
BBC News | Jul 30, 2014 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bank worker who took 120,000 jailed Bank worker is jailed for 12 months for taking 120,000 from a customer's account while working at RBS in Aberdeen.
BBC News | Jul 30, 2014 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
India jails school staff over 94 fire deaths Fire tore through Tamil Nadu school, killing 94 children, while teachers and other adult school staff survived.
Al Jazeera | Jul 30, 2014 1:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Europe shares drift ahead of US data; Asia gains TOKYO (AP) World markets were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data, while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. boosted Asian stocks.
Yahoo! News | Jul 30, 2014 12:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Korea fires projectiles North Korea fired four projectiles on Wednesday morning toward the Sea of Japan, an official with the South Korean Defense Ministry told CNN. | Jul 30, 2014 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scores trapped in India landslide Five people dead after monsoon rains in Maharashtra state trigger mudslide, trapping up to 150 people, officials say.
Al Jazeera | Jul 30, 2014 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Qatar World Cup workers 'on 45p ($0.76) an hour': report Workers constructing a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are being paid as little as 45p ($0.76, 0.57 euros) an hour, British newspaper The Guardian reported on Wednesday. Stadium workers also told The Guardian that their passports were being held b
Yahoo! News | Jul 30, 2014 11:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend