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New Leader Takes Oath of Office in Indonesia Joko Widodo, who was born in a slum, is the first Indonesian president not to have emerged from the countrys political elite or to have been a general.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 07:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Who is Indonesia's new president? Joko Widodo faces several hurdles in keeping his campaign promises after being sworn in as Indonesia's new president. | Oct 20, 2014 06:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kim II Sung's quest for long life North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister. | Oct 20, 2014 06:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan unveils first commercial passenger jet in 50 years Japan is set to make its mark in the skies with its first new commercial jet for over 50 years, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, aka the MRJ. | Oct 20, 2014 06:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: BJP wins state elections Media discuss the success of the ruling BJP in state elections.
BBC News | Oct 20, 2014 05:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Apparent suicide after South Korea concert collapse A day after 16 died in an accident at a concert in South Korea, a man responsible for safety measures was found also dead, the country's semi-official news agency reported. It was an apparent suicide. | Oct 20, 2014 04:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong leader blames 'external forces' Leung does not identify countries allegedly behind pro-democracy protests as political crisis shows no sign of abating.
Al Jazeera | Oct 20, 2014 03:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Are guides to blame for hiking tragedy? CNN's Sumnima Udas reports the latest on the tragedy that resulted in the death of 39 hikers in Nepal. | Oct 20, 2014 02:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bhuttos Son Tries to Revive the Pakistan Peoples Partys Fortunes Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, 26, tried to reclaim the legacy of his mother with a huge rally in the southern port city of Karachi.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 01:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japanese industry minister quits Japanese Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi submits her resignation amid allegations of political funds misuse.
BBC News | Oct 20, 2014 12:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend