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11 min ago | Reuters

UPDATE 4-China says Australian tycoon's attack "irrational and absurd"

China's foreign ministry has condemned a verbal attack by Australian mining mogul and politician Clive Palmer as irrational and absurd, after the businessman described China's government as "bastards" who shoot their own people.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Mexico seeks more bilateral trade

BEIRUT: Mexican Ambassador to Lebanon Jaime Garcia Amaral emphasized Wednesday the need to boost trade relations and investments between his country and Lebanon.

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8 hrs ago | Newsday

Myanmar's young tourism entrepreneurs

Since almost five decades of rule by a military junta came to an end in Myanmar in 2011, a growing number of tourists are choosing to visit the South East Asian nation.

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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thai unrest hits Cambodia tourism

Cambodia's tourism industry, which for years has seen double-digit growth, is now showing signs of slowing down as Thai visitors to the kingdom decline, according to the latest government data.

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16 hrs ago | WGBH

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Imagine you are very, very pregnant. For the purposes of this mind game, you are a married American woman and you are about to board a plane and, pregnant as you are, they let you on.

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21 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

The glaring contradictions of Hong Kong's anti-Occupy movement

Three days ago a group calling itself the Alliance for Peace and Democracy staged a march in Hong Kong against Occupy Central with Love and Peace, which has threatened to occupy the streets of Central as an act of civil disobedience if the Hong Kong government does not propose to Beijing a model of democratic reform that meets "international ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times of India

ET: India to be launch-pad for Amazon drone attack

When PM Modi visited Japan as Gujarat CM, he showed interest in Mizuho Bank opening a branch in Ahmedabad, but it was rejected by RBI under UPA.

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International Business Times

Australia & Indonesia End Diplomatic Rift, Resume Intelligence & Military Cooperation

Visiting Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono gestures as he delivers a speech during his visit at the presidential palace in Manila May 23, 2014.

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CNN

9 great new U.S. beach hotels

On Maui's northwest shore, Montage Kapalua Bay is an oceanfront property with just 50 suites, ranging from one to four bedrooms.

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Iol.co.za

Indonesia expands search for missing tourists

Indonesian rescuers Tuesday expanded their search for two Spanish men still missing after a tourist boat sank at the weekend, forcing survivors to swim hours to dry land and drink their own urine.

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Greeley Tribune

Greeley native founds organization to help women trapped in sex industry

Natasha Hurt, fills a gift bag on Tuesday at Christ Community Evangelical in Greeley.

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India.com

India-Pakistan relations: United States terms cancellation of talks as a unfortunatea

"It is unfortunate that planned talks between India and Pakistan have fallen through," State Department spokesperson Marie Harf told reporters Monday in response to a question.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

AirAsiaGo taps booming middle class

AirAsiaGo, one of Asia's fast-growing online travel portals, is expediting its expansion in Thailand to cash in on the trend for online travel booking.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Aussie miner lawmaker criticized for China tirade

The 60-year-old multi-millionaire called the Chinese "bastards" and "mongrels" and accused Beijing of trying to take over Australia during a nationally televised forum on Australian Broadcasting Corp. on Monday night.

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St.Petersburg Times

As Russia's relations with the West sour over Ukraine, the Kremlin...

As Russia's relations with the West sour over Ukraine, the Kremlin has agreed to broaden software deliveries to China, with increased supplies of Chinese servers, storage systems and other IT products set to come the other way, Russian Communications and Mass Media Minister Nikolai Nikiforov said Monday.

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Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Fired Ballistic Missiles for Pope's Visit

North Korea on Saturday released a photo that shows the projectiles it fired into the East Sea last Thursday were not short-range rockets from a multiple launcher but ballistic missiles.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

VIDEO: Mother's anger as family's return flight from Pakistan with PIA is 'taken off the schedule'

Nasreen Ayoob was thrown into a last-minute panic when she found out her flight from Islamabad, Pakistan, to Manchester was no longer scheduled for August 31. The 38-year-old said she was told by Pakistan International Airlines to travel as planned this Sunday and that "something would sorted out" for their return trip.

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Yahoo!

Aussies with Thai surrogate babies to wait

Australian couples with babies born to Thai surrogate mothers face an up to six month wait in Thailand as authorities tighten rules, including a total ban on commercial surrogacy.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Thirteen more rescued after tourist boat sank in Indonesia

Rescuers on Monday safely recovered 13 more people from a tourist boat that sank in central Indonesia, but were searching for a Dutch man and an Italian woman who were still missing, an official said.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Engadget

Surprise! Even North Koreans download porn

Yes, the internet does exist in North Korea -- it's just that most users are trapped within the country's virtual confines, unable to access most websites outside their ISP's walled garden.

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