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  1. China launches campaign to destroy church crossesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | World Magazine

    One year after authorities sent excavators to tear down the large Sanjiang Church in Wenzhou, China, officials have returned to remove crosses from the top of churches in Zhejiang province, even drafting regulations banning crosses from the cityscape. Dozens of churches in Lishui city had their crosses removed in May, with one cross burning up as the cutting machinery malfunctioned, according to ChinaAid.

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  2. Top authors urge Bangladesh gov't to halt blogger attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The China Post

    Leading authors, including Salman Rushdie and fellow Booker prize winners Margaret Atwood and Yann Martell, called on Bangladesh's government Friday to put an end to a spate of deadly attacks on atheist bloggers. Three bloggers have been hacked to death by suspected Islamist militants since February, with the latest victim, Ananta Bijoy Das, attacked with machetes during morning rush hour in the city of Sylhet earlier this month.

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  3. NewsKaty Perry to release new album 'by 2016', says managerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NME

    Katy Perry will release her fifth album by next year, her manager has confirmed. The singer, who begins the last stint of her 'Prismatic' tour in Peru on September 22, released her fourth solo album, 'Prism', in October 2013.

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  4. Republic of Korea: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    KEY ISSUES Outlook and risks. The outlook remains challenging from both a cyclical and structural standpoint.

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  5. PSA Peugeot Citroen (UG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... Automotive, Automotive Equipment, and Finance businesses. It has operations in various countries across Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa, Latin America, North America and the Middle East. PSA Peugeot is headquartered in Paris, France. As part of its ...

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  6. Women activists' plans to cross Korea's DMZ draws ireRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    The group of women includes feminist Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates, Mairead Maguire from Ireland and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia. The group, called WomenCrossDMZ, says the crossing is intended to draw attention to the need for peace between the Korea neighbors.

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  7. Nepal assesses if quake-hit villages are at risk before rainRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this Wednesday, April 29, 2015 file photo, houses in the higher reaches of mountains destroyed in the April 25 earthquake are seen from a helicopter near Dhadingbesti, in Nepal. Geologists were sent to earthquake-damaged mountain villages in Nepal this week to assess landslide risks before the rainy season begins next month, an official said Friday, May 22. They are scheduled to report their findings in Kathmandu next week, and the government would then decide which villages are in danger of landslides and need to be relocated.

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  8. Now Available: Territorial Generation Company No. 14 (TGKN) -...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Territorial Generation Company No. 14 is an electricity and heat generation and distribution company operating in Zabailkal Krai and Republic of Buryatia of Russian Federation.

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  9. EU, ex-Soviet neighbours patch over rifts with eye on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Looking over their shoulders at Russia, the European Union and six former Soviet neighbours patched up their differences to renew vows of cooperation in the interests of peace and security at a summit on Friday. Meeting in Riga 18 months after the last Eastern Partnership gathering sparked the Cold War-style tug-of-war over Ukraine, Kiev and other aspirants to the European club won offers of aid and hopes of visa-free travel to the EU that fell short of promises of EU membership.

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  10. Interview: a Good Killa offers blistering look at a battlefields and blackjacka of drone warfareRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Air Force pilot Tom Egan walks into a Las Vegas liquor store, and the clerk, sizing up Egan's flight suit, asks if he's ever flown in a war. “Blew away six Taliban in Afghanistan just today,” Egan informs him.

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  11. Nehra Hussey guide Chennai past Bangalore into record sixth IPL finalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Chennai Super Kings reached the final of the Indian Premier League for a record sixth time as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by three wickets in the Qualifier 2 of the tournament at the JSCA International Cricket Stadium in Ranchi on Friday. Put in to bat, two-time runners-up RCB could only manage a modest total of 139/8 with left-handed opener Chris Gayle top-scoring with 41. Sarfaraz Khan also played a handy innings of 31. Left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra was the pick of the bowlers for CSK as he picked up 3/28 from his four overs.

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  12. Gujarat failed to get metro service despite 13 years of Modi rule: Congress MP Deepender Singh HoodaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Thrashing prime minister Narendra Modi 's claim of development in Gujarat, Congress MP from Rohtak in Haryana Deepender Singh Hooda said here on Friday that Gujarat did not get metro train services despite Modi ruling the state for over 13 years as chief minister. Talking to media persons, he said that he had heard about starting the construction of metro trains in Ahmedabad when he visited the state for the first time in 1999.

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  13. Hyundai to boost output of Tucson SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... revamped Tucson in South Korea in March and this month started production for exports to North America, Australia and Asia. Tight supply for the Tucson has led to a two-and-a-half month backlog for exports, the company said. Hyundai Motor's U.S. ...

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  14. In 3 days, heat wave kills 200 in AP, TelanganaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Officials issued warnings to people to not venture out during the day without guarding themselves against the sweltering heat. HYDERABAD/VISAKHAPATNAM: More than 100 people were felled by a blazing heat wave on Friday alone in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the mercury hovering at 47 degrees Celsius at several places across the two states even as the death toll crossed 200 in the two states in the last three days.

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  15. Market Report, "Gazprom Neft (SIBN) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile", publishedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... information on the number of deals and value reported by the company by region, which includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and South and Central America. * Deals by Sub-sector - Chart and table showing information ...

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  16. "Nippon Antenna Co. Ltd. (6930) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Ltd. - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" Nippon Antenna Co. Ltd. is a communication company.

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  17. IPL: CSK beat RCB to set up summit clash with MIRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Chennai Super Kings batsman Mike Hussey plays a shot against Royal Challengers Bangalore during the 2nd qualifier of IPL 8. NEW DELHI: Riding on a match-winning 46-ball 56 by Michael Hussey, Chennai Super Kings registered a 3-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League in Ranchi on Friday. Scorecard CSK vs RCB: As it happened Super Kings will now face Mumbai Indians in the summit clash on Sunday at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

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  18. Pakistan ends six-year wait, hosts Zimbabwe in internationalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Pakistan hosted its first top-flight international cricket match in six years on Friday, and sought to allay security fears by sending thousands of police to patrol a packed Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore for a three-hour game against Zimbabwe. A Pakistani cricket fan holds up a placard during the Twenty20 Cricket match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in Lahore, Pakistan, May 22, 2015.

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  19. BT8.2 Million for Quake VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... the donation to the Nepalese Prime Minister Relief Fund. Like The Nation, the Kathmandu Post is a member of the Asia News Network. More than 8,000 people died in the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal on April 25. Millions have been left ...

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  20. Chinese socialite may face up to 10 years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNN

    Chinese social media celebrity Guo Meimei, seen here during her televised confession in August 2014 and in one of her many photographs detailing her lavish lifestyle on Weibo, China's version of Twitter . One of China's most high-profile social media celebrities may face up to 10 years in jail for allegedly running an illegal gambling den, China's official Xinhua news agency reported .

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