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U.N.: N. Korea must be held accountable United Nations human rights investigator says North Korea's leaders must be held accountable for crimes against humanity. | Oct 23, 2014 03:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chinese man chisels his way out of elevator A group in China escape from a stuck elevator thanks to one man and his trusty hammer. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports. | Oct 23, 2014 03:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pics to change how you see China Contemporary Chinese art is a formidable force in today's art market and a thorny jungle for the uninitiated. Expert Wu Hung, the founder of the Center for the Art of East Asia at the University of Chicago, has chosen 10 stunning works that can systematic | Oct 23, 2014 03:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistans North Gains by militants in Kunduz Province question the ability of Afghan security forces to hold territory just two months before the end of the 13-year international combat mission.
New York Times | Oct 23, 2014 02:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Altay Journal: In China, a Drought Tests Nomadic Herders Culture of Survival A tradition of herding has continued for centuries in western China, despite official efforts to force nomads to settle in villages. But a recent drought has put that lifestyle to the test.
New York Times | Oct 23, 2014 12:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Marines Arrest in Killing in Philippines May Test Ties Some Philippine senators cited the case in calling for a review of the accord setting the rules under which American military forces visit the country.
New York Times | Oct 23, 2014 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Cambodia: Charity Closes After Scandal The Somaly Mam Foundation, which worked against human trafficking and sexual exploitation, has closed five months after its founder resigned amid allegations of broad deception.
New York Times | Oct 22, 2014 11:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
EU leaders seek climate deal, but are divided over costs By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions out to 2030 at an EU summit on Thursday, though sharp differences over sharing the cost means a deal could elude them. T
Yahoo! News | Oct 22, 2014 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kim Gave Order to Free American, North Says North Korea said its leader, Kim Jong-un, had ordered the release of Mr. Fowle, one of three Americans recently detained there, after requests from President Obama.
New York Times | Oct 22, 2014 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Op-Ed Contributor: Yan Lianke on Writing in China From the shadows I lift my pen to write. I search for love, goodness and a perpetually beating heart.
New York Times | Oct 22, 2014 3:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend