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Malaysia to rescue migrants at sea Malaysia's prime minister has ordered the country's maritime agencies to start search and rescue missions for migrants on boats out at sea. | May 21, 2015 06:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Critics Notebook: Bin Ladens Bookshelf Reflects His Fixation on West A declassified list of the books and articles found in the Qaeda leaders hide-out in Pakistan shows the efforts he made to know his enemy.
New York Times | May 21, 2015 05:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Asia-Pacific militaries seek to develop amphibious skills HONOLULU (AP) Japanese Maj. Gen. Jiro Hiroe turned to numbers to explain to his counterparts from other nations why Japan is developing the skills to move troops from sea to shore: his nation has 6,852 islands and 6,414 of them are uninhabited.
Yahoo! News | May 21, 2015 04:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Japan to stop taking Taiji dolphins Japanese aquariums have narrowly avoided being thrown out of the global industry body by agreeing to stop buying dolphins caught in the controversial Taiji hunt. | May 21, 2015 04:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why are more than 10 million homes vacant in India? Economic analyst Vivek Kaul on why millions of home are lying empty in India when the country is facing a shortage of housing.
BBC News | May 21, 2015 03:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nepalese Officials Set Two-Story Limit on Height of New Buildings After Quakes The restriction is part of a government effort to crack down on shoddy and illegal construction practices after the countrys devastating earthquakes.
New York Times | May 21, 2015 02:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Business Briefing: Disney Opens Its Biggest Store in the World, in China Disney says it has opened its first store in China, calling its new Shanghai location the largest Disney Store in the world.
New York Times | May 21, 2015 01:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In Osama Bin Laden Library: Illuminati and Bob Woodward The declassified material includes letters between Bin Laden and his lieutenants and a list of books found in the Al Qaeda leaders compound.
New York Times | May 21, 2015 12:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Jailed for avoiding South Korea's military Read full story for latest details. | May 21, 2015 12:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Thailand's PM: I'm not meddling Thailand's Prime Minister says his administration remains committed to returning the country to democracy despite repeated delays in the timetable for new elections. | May 21, 2015 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend