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New attempt to lift AirAsia fuselage fails A new attempt to lift the submerged fuselage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 failed Sunday when a rope snapped.
CNN.com | Jan 25, 2015 10:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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ISIS demanding release of convicted terrorist to save Japanese hostage ISIS appears to have beheaded one of its Japanese hostages and is demanding the release of a convicted terrorist in Jordan to spare the other.
CNN.com | Jan 25, 2015 10:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Korea wary of another Iraq shock at Asian Cup South Korea will be praying lightning does not strike twice when they face Iraq in the Asian Cup semi-finals on Monday, having limped to the last four battered and bruised. The Koreans have failed to win Asia's showcase tournament since 1960 -- a cur
Yahoo! News | Jan 25, 2015 10:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In India, Obama Aims to Improve Countries Ties During his three-day trip, President Obama will try to forge agreements with India on climate change and nuclear cooperation.
New York Times | Jan 25, 2015 08:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Weather halts Flight QZ8501 salvage Read full story for latest details.
CNN.com | Jan 25, 2015 02:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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ISIS says it beheaded one Japanese hostage, offers swap for the other A video purported to be from ISIS shows a still of hostage Kenji Goto holding what appears to be a photo of decapitated compatriot Haruna Yukawa.
CNN.com | Jan 25, 2015 02:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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North Koreas Forbidden Love? Smuggled, Illegal Soap Operas Despite a crackdown on smugglers, South Korean soap operas are sneaking visions of a comfortable lifestyle into North Korea, causing some to defect.
New York Times | Jan 25, 2015 12:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Despite a Crackdown, Use of Illegal Drugs in China Continues Unabated For all the reported successes of Chinas constantly expanding antidrug campaigns, the police appear to be winning few significant victories in what the authorities have called a peoples war.
New York Times | Jan 24, 2015 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Human Rights Groups Press Obama on India As President Obama visits India to improve the strained relationship between the two countries, some human rights groups hope their concerns are not swept under the rug.
New York Times | Jan 24, 2015 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan Vows to Continue Effort to Win Hostages Release Militants had not offered a clear signal of their intentions even after Japan appeared to let the Friday deadline pass without paying the demanded $200 million.
New York Times | Jan 24, 2015 1:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend