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India hunts for 'black money' held abroad Supreme Court orders investigators to probe more than 600 foreign bank accounts over suspected tax evasion.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 3:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Deadly Landslide Hits Central Sri Lanka At least six people were killed and around 300 were missing after an early morning landslide set off by heavy monsoon rains.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 3:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Protesters in Hong Kong on Edge as Police Track Their Online Footprints A mans arrest over posts about the pro-democracy demonstrations raises concern that the authorities have begun to patrol the Internet.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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For Asias Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon Unlike its neighbors, Taiwan has offered workplace protection to gays and lesbians, and activists say legal same-sex marriage is only a matter of time.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 3:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Conservative Group Urges Changes at Japanese War Shrine A chapter of Izokukai, an influential association of families of the war bereaved, backed a proposal to separate war criminals from other war dead at the Japanese shrine.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 3:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Op-Ed Contributor: Modern Slavery in Bangladesh Although many people in Bangladesh would deny it, we practice our own form of slavery.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 11:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The salon for acid attack victims How a salon is helping acid attack victims start again
BBC News | Oct 29, 2014 11:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Op-Ed Contributor: Taking Back Hong Kong's Future The young protesters want what everybody else in an advanced society seems to have: a say in how we are governed.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Politician Who Called for Hong Kong Leaders Resignation Is Formally Penalized James Tien, the head of Hong Kongs pro-business Liberal Party, was removed from a largely powerless but prestigious organ of Chinas government.
New York Times | Oct 29, 2014 11:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong protests: Photo booth Photo booth captures Hong Kong's protest movement
BBC News | Oct 29, 2014 11:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend