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India angered by basketball's no turban rule NEW DELHI (AP) India's sports minister has criticized the 'no-headgear' rule of basketball's world body FIBA after two Sikh players on the national team were told to remove their turbans during the recent Asia Cup in China.
Yahoo! News | Jul 24, 2014 10:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Tony Abbott Axed Australias Carbon Tax Australia lost its leadership on climate change and bowed to rank populism when it repealed its carbon-pricing law.
New York Times | Jul 24, 2014 10:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Op-Ed Contributor: A Chinese Gold Standard? With a balanced budget and a gold-backed currency, China's economy could become even more formidable.
New York Times | Jul 24, 2014 10:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Australia 'ready to police MH17 site' Australia's prime minister, Tony Abbott, is offering to send 50 police officers to help secure the site in eastern Ukraine where MH17 crashed.
BBC News | Jul 24, 2014 09:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2 foreign workers shot dead in Afghanistan Two foreign workers with an international aid organization were shot and killed in the western Afghanistan city of Herat on Thursday, the provincial governor said. | Jul 24, 2014 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taiwan plane crash kills 48 and injures 10 At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration. | Jul 24, 2014 07:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: Gaza policy India's 'reluctance to condemn' Israeli offensive a 'shameful silence'.
BBC News | Jul 24, 2014 07:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children killed in rail accident in India Police say 11 children dead after train crashes into school bus at unmanned railway crossing in Telangana state.
Al Jazeera | Jul 24, 2014 07:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China media: Abe in Latin America Is Japan PM visiting Latin America to gain support for a permanent UNSC seat, papers ask.
BBC News | Jul 24, 2014 06:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Thailand urges Israel to relocate workers Thailand on Thursday urged Israel to relocate 4,000 Thai nationals working near the battle-scarred Gaza strip after one of its citizens was killed. Israeli police said a farm labourer, Narakorn Kittiyongkul, died on Wednesday when a projectile fired from
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