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Dreaming of Uighuristan Why China's separatists are now unwelcome in Central Asia
BBC News | Apr 16, 2015 9:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A study of the migration of rare western Pacific gray whales has led U.S. and Russian scientists to question whether they're a separate population or simply California gray whales that have expanded their feeding grounds.
Yahoo! News | Apr 16, 2015 8:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Woman Wounded in Shooting in Karachi, Pakistan The victim, Debra Lobo, a longtime resident of Karachi who works at a medical school, was shot while driving, and leaflets at the scene suggested a militant attack.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 7:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China Halts New Policy on Tech for Banks The rules, which called for companies that sell computer equipment to reveal secret code, have been at the center of a trade conflict with the United States.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australians rally behind woman who defended Muslim couple Australian woman lauded for defending Muslims
BBC News | Apr 16, 2015 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistani Justices Suspend Executions Ordered by Military Courts A petition by a rights activist and lawyer challenged trials by the military courts and questioned whether prisoners were tried fairly.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Doubling of Search Zone Planned if Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Isnt Found Before June Officials from Malaysia, Australia and China are prepared to expand their search for the Malaysia Airlines jet thats been missing for more than a year.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 11:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australian model killed fighting for ISIS A former model and DJ from Melbourne, described by his former agency as having a promising future, is the latest Australian believed to have been killed fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria.
CNN.com | Apr 16, 2015 11:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Images Show China Building Aircraft Runway in Disputed Spratly Islands Satellite images released Thursday show a strip expected to be able to handle fighter jets and surveillance aircraft under construction in the South China Sea.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Essay: At Marathon in North Korea, Curiosity Goes a Long Way About 650 runners from about 30 countries traveled to Pyongyang to challenge their preconceptions of North Korea as well as their endurance.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend