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Separatism Trial of Uighur Scholar Set to Begin in China Ilham Tohti, widely considered a moderate voice who has promoted dialogue, is to be tried Wednesday on charges of separatism, which could result in a death sentence.
New York Times | Sep 17, 2014 05:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: China ties Papers feel President Xi Jinping's visit will lead to better India-China ties.
BBC News | Sep 17, 2014 05:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: South Korea: American Fails in Effort to Swim to North An American was arrested Tuesday night on a river that borders North Korea, the South Korean news media reported on Wednesday.
New York Times | Sep 17, 2014 04:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Report Cites Forced Labor in Malaysia About a third of the 200,000 migrant workers in Malaysia are employed in forced labor conditions, a factory monitoring group found.
New York Times | Sep 17, 2014 04:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kashmir eyes Scottish independence Scotland's independence vote will be watched closely in Kashmir where there has been much talk of a referendum but no vote, writes the BBC's Andrew Whitehead.
BBC News | Sep 17, 2014 03:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China Central Bank to Inject $81 Billion Into Top Lenders The loans come as the Chinese economy seemed to slow somewhat over the summer, although still expanding faster than most countries worldwide.
New York Times | Sep 17, 2014 03:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Potosi Journal: For Miners, Increasing Risk on a Mountain at the Heart of Bolivias Identity A silver-rich mountain seen by many Bolivians as a potent national symbol is caving in after centuries of mining, but many of the men who work on the mountain do not want to move.
New York Times | Sep 17, 2014 01:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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CD-Loving Japan Resists Move to Digital Music Japan, the second-largest music market, has the rest of the industry worried.
New York Times | Sep 17, 2014 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: China's president to meet Indian PM China's President Xi Jinping is due in India for a key visit, his first meeting with newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
BBC News | Sep 16, 2014 10:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fijians vote in first poll since 2006 coup Polling to elect new 50-member parliament seen as pivotal to end South Pacific nation's 'coup culture'.
Al Jazeera | Sep 16, 2014 10:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend