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Chile creates Easter Island marine reserve at ocean summit Via del Mar (Chile) (AFP) - Chile and the United States declared huge new marine reserves on Monday at the start of a major conference in Chile on protecting the world's oceans and fisheries. Chile opened the Our Ocean conference by declaring a 243,6
Yahoo! News | Oct 5, 2015 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Former Hong Kong Leader Is Charged With Misconduct The case against Donald Tsang, the second chief executive of Hong Kong since it returned to Chinese rule, concerns a luxury apartment lease in Shenzhen, China.
New York Times | Oct 5, 2015 10:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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France's Alstom lands contract for Indian metro link France's Alstom said Monday it had won a 150-million-euro ($170 million) contract to provide metro trains and signalling for the northern Indian city of Lucknow. The French manufacturer said it had inked an accord with Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation
Yahoo! News | Oct 5, 2015 10:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nauru Easing Rules for Asylum Seekers at Detention Center Financed by Australia Detainees will have freedom of movement 24 hours per day, seven days per week, the government said.
New York Times | Oct 5, 2015 10:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Malaysia PM urges Indonesia to tackle fires, haze drifts to Thai sky Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has called on Indonesia to take action against people setting fires that have caused choking smoke to drift across the region, with the sky over southern Thailand the latest to be clouded by the pollution. Indonesia ha
Yahoo! News | Oct 5, 2015 10:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan's toilet roll stockpile Fear of natural disasters leads to increased sales.
BBC News | Oct 5, 2015 09:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Wanted cricketer turns himself in An international cricket star wanted in connection with the alleged abuse of his 11-year-old domestic helper has turned himself in to a court in Bangladesh. | Oct 5, 2015 07:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Typhoon Mujigae kills six in China Typhoon Mujigae has killed at least six people and injured 215 in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, report state media.
BBC News | Oct 5, 2015 06:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China dissident artist Ai Weiwei finds Beijing studio bugged BEIJING (AP) Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei found several hidden listening devices in his Beijing studio after he returned from a trip to Germany, his friend Liu Xiaoyuan confirmed Monday.
Yahoo! News | Oct 5, 2015 05:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Merkel due to hold talks with Modi German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the opening day of her visit to India.
BBC News | Oct 5, 2015 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend