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US marine missing at murder hearing A US marine has failed to appear in a Philippines court after being accused of murdering a transgender Filipino.
BBC News | Oct 21, 2014 5:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ashraf Ghani Races to Make His Mark on Presidency in Afghanistan As Mr. Ghani breaks from the courtly style of his predecessor, Hamid Karzai, his desire to move fast may put off others in his government.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Activists talk Hong Kong over canaps Activists discuss Hong Kong protests over champagne
BBC News | Oct 21, 2014 2:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong talks fail to break impasse No progress made as student leaders and government officials hold talks aimed at ending street protests.
Al Jazeera | Oct 21, 2014 2:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UK couple found dead in Indian hotel A UK couple in their twenties have been found dead in the Indian city of Agra.
BBC News | Oct 21, 2014 2:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Asia Society Names Former Australian Prime Minister as Research Institute Head Kevin Rudd will lead the Asia Society Policy Institute, a new organization that specializes in Asian issues and policy making.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 12:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistani Taliban sack influential spokesman as divisions grow By Maria Golovnina ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have sacked the movement's influential spokesman, according to a statement received by Reuters on Tuesday, in a sign of growing divisions within the deeply fractured group. The move followed l
Yahoo! News | Oct 21, 2014 12:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Global Trends: Many Hope Joko Widodo, Indonesias New Leader, Will Raise Countrys Regional Stature Joko Widodo, who was sworn in as president on Monday, comes into office with no foreign policy experience, but will now be sharing a stage with the worlds most powerful leaders.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 12:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blasphemy case 'is disgrace' A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan plans to take her case to the country's highest court after a high court last week rejected her appeal, her attorney says. | Oct 21, 2014 12:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan's Abe appoints new ministers Japan's PM Shinzo Abe appoints new trade and justice ministers after the two previous ministers resigned in rows over use of political funds.
BBC News | Oct 21, 2014 08:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend