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Sinosphere: Chinese Feminist Group's Social Media Account Suspended Feminist Voices was banned from Weibo, a Twitter-like service, for 30 days after it posted an article about a women's strike planned in the U.S. in March.
New York Times | Feb 22, 2017 09:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HK's former leader jailed for 20 months Hong Kong's former leader has been jailed for 20 months, becoming the city's highest-ranking official to be put behind bars. | Feb 22, 2017 07:46 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
India's battle against three words With just three words, Farha, a 30-year old woman from the northern Indian city of Jaipur, became a single mother of three young children. | Feb 22, 2017 02:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrants HELSINKI (AP) When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun.
Yahoo! News | Feb 21, 2017 11:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stop trafficking synthetic heroin through the mail Senators Rob Portman and Amy Klobuchar say their new bipartisan legislation would close loophole that lets synthetic heroin get into the U.S. via the postal service. | Feb 21, 2017 11:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Asia's best restaurants for 2017 Read full story for latest details. | Feb 21, 2017 5:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australia tops list for millionaires on the move Read full story for latest details. | Feb 21, 2017 2:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kim Jong Nam autopsy: No puncture wounds Kim Jong Nam didn't have a heart attack and the medics who conducted his autopsy found no obvious puncture marks or wounds, a top Malaysian health official said Tuesday, compounding the mystery over the North Korean's death. | Feb 21, 2017 1:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 killed in Melbourne plane crash A small chartered plane with five people aboard crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff from Melbourne's Essendon airport Tuesday morning, Australian police said. | Feb 21, 2017 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Barren Island volcano active again India's only live volcano is active again, say Indian scientists who witnessed the mountain spewing lava and billowing clouds of black smoke. | Feb 21, 2017 06:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend