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China Hit by Deadly Torrential Rains Torrential rains have caused devastating floods in much of China, leaving at least 90 people dead and another 80 missing. The northern province of Hebei has suffered the worst of the deluge and highest number of casualties. More than 300,000 people have b
Voice of America | 2 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Kashmir Violence Leads to Curfew, Hardships Indian-controlled Kashmir is seeing some of its worst violence in years. After fighting between pro-separatists and security forces, the government imposed a curfew, making things difficult for everyone. Deepak Dobhal reports.
Voice of America | 3 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Turkey Wants Pakistan to Close Down institutions, Businesses Linked to Gulen Pakistan is under renewed pressure from Turkish authorities to shut down educational institutions in the country and other business concerns run by Fethullah Gulen, the alleged mastermind of last weeks failed coup plot in Turkey. Officials in Islamabad re
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Philippines President 'Not Afraid of Human Rights Concerns' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is one who has never shied away from controversy - not during the election process and not since taking office on June 30. Last week, the Philippine President said he wishes to retire with the reputation of Idi Armin,
Voice of America | 5 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
At Least 29 Dead as Bomb Rips Through Kabul Protest Demonstration A powerful bomb ripped through a mass protest rally Saturday in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and the country's health ministry spokesman said at least 29 people were killed. Spokesman Mohammad Ismail Kawasi told VOA that 160 others were wounded in the blast
Voice of America | 6 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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VOA's Sama Dizayee Speaks to Above and Beyond Progressive trance group Above & Beyond stopped by VOA to discuss their sold out acoustic tour with Sama Dizayee.
Voice of America | 7 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Turkish Schools, Charities Close in Erdogan's First State-of-Emergency Decree More than 1,000 private schools have been closed in Turkey, as well as a thousand or so various associations and foundations, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan released his first decree since declaring a three-month state of emergency. After a cou
Voice of America | 7 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Harder vs. Softer, the Republican and Democratic Foreign Policy Platforms In his acceptance speech at the Republican convention Thursday night, Donald Trump laid out a foreign policy vision that marked a sharp departure from that of his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. Trump claimed that many U.S. allies take Washingtons supp
Voice of America | 7 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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IS Propaganda Video Threatens Azerbaijani Officials, Muslim Clerics He calls himself Abdulla the Caucasian. With fair skin, red hair, a long beard and gold-toothed smile, wearing military-style attire and hugging his assault rifle, Abdulla speaks Azerbaijani during the half-hour long Islamic State propaganda video. His mo
Voice of America | 9 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Indian Plane Goes Missing in Bay of Bengal An Indian air force plane carrying 29 people is missing more than 24 hours after it was expected to land on an island in the Bay of Bengal. Eight of the passengers onboard were civilians. At least 12 ships and other vessels have been deployed to the Bay o
Voice of America | 10 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend