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3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Technical problems hold up US visa processing

Applicants for US visa line up in front of the US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City January 24, 2013.


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7 hrs ago | India Auto News

2014 Maruti Suzuki Dakshin Dare flags-off on August 4, 2014

Following the success of Raid de Himalaya and Desert Storm, Maruti Suzuki started a similar rally even in South of India for motorsport enthusiasts in 2009.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Travel, India Travel, Bangalore, India Travel

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Asylum-seekers held at sea likely...

A group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Monday.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Sri Lanka, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sri Lanka Travel,

The Star Online

Pudu underpass still on track for scheduled finish date, says mayor

Remedial works: Ahmad Phesal visiting the site of the sinkhole at the Jalan Pudu, Jalan Imbi and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Travel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

News Max

China Carrying Out More Drills Across East, South China Seas

China is holding military drills across the East and South China Seas that may further disrupt domestic air travel and add to tensions with neighbors over territorial disputes in the region.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, China Travel, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Beijing, China Travel, US Military, US Navy, Xi Jinping

The Times of Israel

Iranian delegation to set out for Gaza

An Iranian parliamentary delegation will attempt to visit the Gaza Strip on Monday, according to the Iranian state-owned PressTV .


Related Topix: Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Iran Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Middle East Travel

The Indian Express

Three fundamentals that change behaviour

Behaviour change comes in two ways: at the basic level, enterprises follow the same route avoiding product obsolescence, and, as I wrote last week, the unique way of making incredible difference, as Gillette, Sony Walkman and Apple among others did.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, Opinion

Hindustan Times

Quilts of India a patchwork chronicle by Patrick J Finn

Drive down Mumbai's thoroughfares, the ones hemmed in by tin shanties and makeshift homes and chances are you'll spot an intricately hand stitched quilt hung out to air on a rickety balcony or a road divider.


Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Travel, India Travel, Mumbai, India Travel, Life, Quilting, Hobbies,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Unknown Soldiers: Twenty-four flags for a fallen hero

Robert and Linda Ollis were on an August 2013 trip to London when they were awakened by a call from back home.


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DNA India

Sushma Swaraj interacts with Nepal's leaders

Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is reportedly busy holding parleys with leaders of various Nepalese political parties.


Related Topix: Nepal, Travel, World News, Asia, Nepal Travel,

Hindustan Times

Sushma discusses a range of issues in Nepal

Looking at further expanding bilateral ties, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held talks with her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey in Kathmandu on a range of issues and resolved to push for more cooperation in areas such as trade, investment and security.


Related Topix: Nepal, Travel, World News, Asia, Nepal Travel, Canada

The Straits Times

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Last plane bearing call number touches down at KLIA

It was a bittersweet close to MH17 as the last plane bearing the call number touched down at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 6.31am yesterday.


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National war memorial likely to come up near India Gate

On the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the government will soon finalise the site for construction of a "grand" national war memorial.


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My Edmonds

Only three spots left for China trip - reserve by Thursday, July 31

J ust three spots remain for the trip to China, open to all but sponsored by the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Oct. 11-20, 2014.


Related Topix: Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Indian Express

A South Asian union based on trade could reduce the incentive for war in the region.

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has told the world that his government will pursue the "economic" interest of Pakistan.


Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Pakistan Travel, Opinion

Park meets Tokyo governor amid diplomatic rift

South Korean President Park Geun-hye held a rare meeting with a Japanese politician Friday as she received visiting Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties.


Related Topix: Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye, South Korea Travel, Seoul, South Korea Travel,

Scientific Blogging

Matmo: Taiwan's Typhoon Deluge

How much? The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite orbits the Earth and provides coverage over the tropics.


Related Topix: Weather, Travel, Southeast Asia, Taiwan Travel, World News, Taiwan, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, NASA


Why neon lights are dying

Neon might be fading, but there are still plenty of places around the world to spot the glowing signs.


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New York Daily News

Taliban shoots Shiite passengers on minibuses in western Afghanistan: officials

An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Discussions underway for major aviation meeting next week

Discussions have been held to set up a meeting of representatives of various international organizations and states that are involved in the airline industry.


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