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Chief of Ferry Company in South Korea Is Given 10-Year Jail Sentence Kim Han-sik, 71, the head of the Chonghaejin Marine Company, was convicted of accidental homicide and embezzlement over the sinking of the ferry Sewol in April.
New York Times | Nov 20, 2014 10:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Turkmenistan key to EU energy needs? Energy companies and EU officials have gathered to discuss energy security, thousands miles away from Europe, at an oil and gas conference in Turkmenistan.
BBC News | Nov 20, 2014 09:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China Detains U.S. Aid Worker Who Assisted North Koreans Peter Hahn, who is 73 and escaped from the North years ago, is suspected of embezzlement and possession of fraudulent receipts, his lawyer said.
New York Times | Nov 20, 2014 09:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar army attacks Kachin rebel stronghold New offensive launched against ethnic group near China border, killing more than 20 people in day of fighting.
Al Jazeera | Nov 20, 2014 08:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China media: Internet governance Papers defend China's cyberspace governance as the country hosts the World Internet Conference.
BBC News | Nov 20, 2014 08:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Singapore tops ranking for business Wealthy city-state Singapore has once again topped a ranking of the best places in the world to do business. See where other Asian giants placed.
BBC News | Nov 20, 2014 07:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Big cash for old bags Just don't expect thrift store prices.
CNN.com | Nov 20, 2014 07:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
North Korea Threatens to Conduct Nuclear Test North Korea said the actions would be in response to a United Nations committees recommendation to prosecute North Korean leaders for rights violations.
New York Times | Nov 20, 2014 06:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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HK protest founders advise retreat The originators of the Occupy Central movement suggest protesters should go home, as a new poll shows support for the movement flagging.
CNN.com | Nov 20, 2014 06:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: 'Godmen' and politics Papers say political support helps controversial Hindu gurus flourish.
BBC News | Nov 20, 2014 06:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend