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Scores trapped in India landslide Five people dead after monsoon rains in Maharashtra state trigger mudslide, trapping up to 150 people, officials say.
Al Jazeera | Jul 30, 2014 11:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Qatar World Cup workers 'on 45p ($0.76) an hour': report Workers constructing a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are being paid as little as 45p ($0.76, 0.57 euros) an hour, British newspaper The Guardian reported on Wednesday. Stadium workers also told The Guardian that their passports were being held b
Yahoo! News | Jul 30, 2014 11:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China Moves to Ease Home-Registration Rules in Urbanization Push China issued proposals to break down barriers between rural and urban residents that have long been seen as reinforcing inequality and hampering economic growth.
New York Times | Jul 30, 2014 10:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can French football win Asian hearts? While many top European clubs are targeting the U.S. market, French football is setting its sights on expanding into Asia -- with China playing a key role.
CNN.com | Jul 30, 2014 10:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Benefits given to '100-year-old women' A state agency admits thousands of women receiving benefits were registered as being over 100 years old.
BBC News | Jul 30, 2014 09:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Official: Landslide traps 150 people or more in western India Landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 150 people or more in a village in western Indian, a senior official said Wednesday.
CNN.com | Jul 30, 2014 08:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Europe shares down ahead of data; Asia gains TOKYO (AP) European stocks were lower Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. boosted Asian markets.
Yahoo! News | Jul 30, 2014 08:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
McDonald's new nuggets are made of fish and tofu in Japan If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.
CNN.com | Jul 30, 2014 08:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Uighur exiles confirm deaths in China clash At least 100 people killed or wounded in Xinjiang, World Uyghur Congress says, in the region's latest violent incident.
Al Jazeera | Jul 30, 2014 08:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Investigators still kept from MH17 site As a team of investigators continues to be kept from the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 jet, the U.S. and Europe have stepped up sanctions against Russia.
CNN.com | Jul 30, 2014 07:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend