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China: Torture in secret prisons The gray, concrete building looms over the street in central Beijing. | Dec 6, 2016 08:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Jayaraman Jayalalithaa, one of India's most powerful politicians, dies Read full story for latest details. | Dec 6, 2016 04:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump fires opening salvo in risky test of wills with Beijing By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump indicated a tougher U.S. approach to China by speaking to Taiwan's president last week, but how far he will push a risky test of wills to wring concessions from Beijing on i
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 02:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Carter's Asia trip spotlights issues for next Pentagon head TOKYO (AP) Ash Carter's final swing across Asia as Pentagon chief shines a spotlight on tough issues to be inherited by his successor, from concern in Tokyo and Seoul about being forced to pay more for U.S. military protection to worry across the reg
Yahoo! News | Dec 5, 2016 6:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Now in Bangladesh, Rohingya describe rape, murder in Myanmar COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) The Myanmar soldiers came in the morning, the young mother says. They set fire to the concrete-and-thatch homes, forcing the villagers to cluster together. When some of her neighbors tried to escape into the fields, they
Yahoo! News | Dec 5, 2016 4:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Army advances in Aleppo ahead of UN ceasefire vote With the latest push, government forces now control about two-thirds of former rebel territory in east Aleppo.
Al Jazeera | Dec 5, 2016 2:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mosul residents 'won't leave' despite dire conditions Seven weeks into the Mosul operation, the remaining residents struggle for basics of survival.
Al Jazeera | Dec 5, 2016 1:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shinzo Abe to visit Pearl Harbor Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Monday he would visit Pearl Harbor in late December with US President Barack Obama, just over 75 years after Japan's attack in 1941. | Dec 5, 2016 1:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Uzbekistan PM Mirziyoyev wins presidential election Uzbekistan's prime minister, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has won the presidential election with 88.61 percent of the vote, the Central Election Commission said on Monday. "This shows that we are going along the path outlined by late President (Islam Kar
Yahoo! News | Dec 5, 2016 11:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China urges India not to 'complicate' border dispute as Tibetan figure visits China called on India on Monday not to do anything to complicate their border dispute after a senior exiled Tibetan religious leader visited a sensitive border region controlled by India but claimed by China. The Karmapa Lama, Tibetan Buddhism's thir
Yahoo! News | Dec 5, 2016 10:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend