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China's curious cult of the mango The Cultural Revolution and the cult of the mango
BBC News | Feb 11, 2016 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Senate Approves Penalties for Aiding North Korean Nuclear Program The legislation, coming days after a rocket launch by North Korea, is intended to limit Pyongyangs ability to finance warheads and missiles.
New York Times | Feb 11, 2016 12:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. to Send More Troops to Aid Afghan Forces Pressed by Taliban The deployment will be the Americans largest outside a major base in Afghanistan since 2014 and will support beleaguered troops in Helmand Province.
New York Times | Feb 10, 2016 10:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Letter From China: China Injects a Heavy Dose of Ideology Into New Years Eve Gala Some Chinese remarked online that the annual holiday broadcast, which featured skits touching on a number of social issues, offered more propaganda than usual.
New York Times | Feb 10, 2016 10:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Urdu writer Fatima Surayya Bajia dies The Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia, who won acclaim for her writing at home and abroad. has died in Karachi at the age of 85.
BBC News | Feb 10, 2016 9:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Opinion: What You Get When You Mix Chickens, China and Climate Change The pathogens that frighten me most are novel strains of avian influenza.
New York Times | Feb 10, 2016 9:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook Rejects Marc Andreessen Comments on India, and He Apologizes The company is still reeling from Indias defeat of its Free Basics project, which aims to provide Internet access to people worldwide.
New York Times | Feb 10, 2016 9:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Experts Study Zikas Path From First Outbreak in Pacific The virus, which has been around in Asia for decades, first hit hard only on Yap Island, and spread quickly across the Pacific, with a huge outbreak now in Brazil.
New York Times | Feb 10, 2016 8:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Asahi Group Offers to Buy Peroni and Grolsch for $2.9 Billion The deal would be the latest effort by Anheuser-Busch InBev to sell parts of SABMiller as it hopes to convince regulators to approve their merger.
New York Times | Feb 10, 2016 8:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghan Policeman, Shot After Firing on NATO Soldiers, Dies of Wounds The policeman, who had been guarding a ministry, opened fire on coalition troops, who fired back and fatally wounded him, the Afghan government said.
New York Times | Feb 10, 2016 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend