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3 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Mahatmas bust unveiled in South Korean city

In yet another sign of the growing people-to-people ties between India and South Korea, a bronze bust of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in the South Korean city of Busan to mark the inauguration of an Indian Cultural Centre.


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8 hrs ago | WHAS11

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother.

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12 hrs ago | CNN

20 China travel tips

Hitting the China travel trail doesn't have to be a struggle if you arm yourself with the right knowledge.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times

Have snacks, will travel

On the road again. And again. And again. What is a frequent flyer to do when he is sick and tired of freebie airline peanuts? Or maybe the hotel reservations were lost and starvation has set in.


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Daily Times

Argentina donates water purifiers for IDPs : July 23, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Argentinean Ambassador Rodolfo J Martin Saravia has donated several boxes of water purification tablets for the displaced people of North Waziristan.


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Tehran Times

Iran welcomes ties with Britain on certain conditions: MP

TEHRAN A member of Iran-Britain Parliamentary Friendship Group says Tehran welcomes expansion of relations with London provided that the country's rights are preserved.


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The Straits Times

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Black boxes will go to UK for analysis

Black boxes from the Malaysian jetliner downed over eastern Ukraine will be sent to a lab in the United Kingdom, said Malaysia's deputy transport minister on Tuesday.


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KXLY-TV Spokane

Russia offers alternate takes for MH17 crash

In the tangled aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, two narratives have emerged -- one that most of the world subscribes to, and another that Russia and the rebels are pushing.


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Sydney Morning Herald

Lloyd Sommerlad, newspaperman with a world of interests

Lloyd Sommerlad's working life ranged from country newspapers in NSW to an international career with UNESCO.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Canberra Times

Melbourne the place to be for super rich

Super-rich home buyers with discerning taste have given Melbourne top honours in a ranking of cities with the best quality of life.


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Cybercast News Service

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and agreed to hand over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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The Lives Lost in the MH17 Disaster

Local people pray during a special mass in Saint Vitus Church in memory of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 20, 2014 in Hilversum, Netherlands.


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Virginia museum to host major exhibit from Beijing's Palace Museum in October

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond will host "Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum" through Jan 11, 2015.


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Edmonton Journal

Dutch man cheats death twice: Cyclist booked on flights MH370 and...

Maarten De Jonge, 29, a cyclist who rides with Malaysia's Terengganu Cycling Team, switched from MH370 in March to avoid a lengthy stopover and switched from MH17 last week to take a later flight and save money.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Should Malaysia jet have flown over Ukraine?

"We, along with hundreds of other airlines, have flown that route safely for quite some time," Hugh Dunleavy, commercial director for Malaysia Airlines, told CNN's Saima Mohsin over the weekend.

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O-R Online

Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal trips

U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent, left, and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Keith Rothfus, Travel, Japan Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Bhutan: small kingdom with big diplomacy

Recently, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to this tiny kingdom and made a good impression of continued friendship and assistance even though he mistook the host's name as Nepal and Ladakh during his speech in the Parliament.


Related Topix: Travel, Bhutan Travel, Bhutan, World News, Asia, India, South Korea Travel, Thimphu, Bhutan Travel

Christian Science Monitor

Increasing evidence of Russian involvement in Malaysia Airlines shoot-down

As the first few critical hours and days pass following the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine , US officials say they are increasingly confident that pro- Russia separatists - with major help and perhaps direction from Russian military and intelligence services - are responsible for the loss of the airliner and the 298 ... (more)


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Hindustan Times

Qureshi asked exCBI boss to help tainted firm get airport contracts

A global airport logistics firm, blocked from doing business in India because of its links to Pakistan, was trying to circumvent the government's security concerns with the help of the politically-connected businessman Moin Qureshi, HT can reveal.

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Tehran Times

Producer seeks investors for Iran hostage crisis project

Another cineaste was added to a group of several Iranian filmmakers who are dreaming of producing a film on the Iranian occupation of the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979, as producer Iraj Taqipur announced on Saturday that he is seeking investors to make a film about the Iran hostage crisis.


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