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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.
CNN.com | 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.
CNN.com | 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.
CNN.com | 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.
CNN.com | 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.
CNN.com | Oct 28, 2014 8:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend