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Indian media: 'Daring the dragon' Delhi and Vietnam risk China's ire with a raft of military and oil cooperation plans.
BBC News | Oct 29, 2014 06:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar's Rohingya trapped in 'internment camps' Nget Chaung, a camp for displaced people on a marginal smudge of low-lying coastland in western Myanmar, is not a place anyone would want to call home. | Oct 29, 2014 06:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China's biggest 'military tiger' confesses to taking bribes A top retired general has confessed to taking bribes, becoming the highest-profile figure in China's military to be caught up in President Xi Jinping's war on corruption. | Oct 29, 2014 05:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China shipping delivers toxic pollution cocktail-report BEIJING (Reuters) - China is waging war on pollution, closing factories and targeting dirty coal-fired power plants, but its ports are pumping out pollution virtually unchecked, according to a report by a U.S. environmental group. The thousands of ships t
Yahoo! News | Oct 29, 2014 05:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Focus of world piracy shifts to Southeast Asia The strategic seaways of Southeast Asia are seeing a "worrying new rise" in piracy even as the number of attacks continues to tumble globally, the International Maritime Bureau said Wednesday. Southeast Asian waters saw 103 piracy incidents -- t
Yahoo! News | Oct 29, 2014 12:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dangerous transit for women A Thomson Reuters Foundation survey finds transport in Latin American cities to be the most dangerous, while a U.S. city ranks as the safest. | Oct 29, 2014 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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British electric grid may shut factories if strained in winter London (AFP) - Britain's electricity grid has emergency plans to pay factories to shut down during peak hours if it comes under strain this winter, a report said Tuesday.
Yahoo! News | Oct 28, 2014 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: The assassination of Indira Gandhi Thirty years ago, Indias Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was murdered in her garden. One of her aides saw everything.
BBC News | Oct 28, 2014 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Europe's 'luxuries help North Korea' European states help North Korea's brutal treatment of its people by allowing luxury goods like cars and cognacs to evade sanctions, two experts say. | Oct 28, 2014 8:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Korea: Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery to remove cyst North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who recently disappeared from public view for about six weeks, had a cyst removed from his right ankle, a semi-official South Korean news agency reported Tuesday. | Oct 28, 2014 8:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend