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Carrie Lam talks to CNN about missing booksellers, handover The detention of Hong Kong booksellers in China is not an issue the city's government should take up, its incoming leader said Thursday. | Jun 23, 2017 04:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ani Choying Drolma: Nepal's rock star nun Ani Choying Drolma was not stabbed as a teenager by her Tibetan sculptor father in one of his many fits of rage. | Jun 23, 2017 03:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former government worker charged with giving top-secret info to China The Justice Department announced Thursday that it had arrested and charged a former US government employee for sharing top-secret information with a Chinese government agent. | Jun 22, 2017 11:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Warmbier funeral held in Ohio hometown The Ohio hometown of Otto Warmbier, who died last week shortly after his return from 17 months in detention in North Korea, gathered at the 22-year-old's alma mater Thursday to bid him farewell. | Jun 22, 2017 6:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shares Plunge as China Voices Concern Over 'Systemic Risks' Without naming specific companies, a senior banking official said that regulators were looking into the affairs of large companies that could trouble Chinese banks.
New York Times | Jun 22, 2017 4:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier's death What happened to Otto Warmbier while he was in North Korean custody is a mystery. And it's likely to remain that way. Following his death on Monday, Warmbier's parents Cindy and Fred asked the coroner not to perform an autopsy on their son. | Jun 22, 2017 2:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ola Cabs gets taxis into rural India Read full story for latest details. | Jun 22, 2017 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan: Car bomb kills 25 At least 25 people were killed Thursday in a car bomb attack outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, officials said. | Jun 22, 2017 10:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senator breastfeeds as she talks to Parliament This is the moment senator Larissa Waters breastfed her baby daughter while putting forward a motion in Australia's Parliament. | Jun 22, 2017 10:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New video purports to show hostages kidnapped in Afghanistan The Taliban has released new video purporting to show two Westerners who were kidnapped in Afghanistan last year. | Jun 22, 2017 05:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend