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  1. The First Newly Designed Russian Passenger Ship Since Fall of Iron...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Experience the excitement of an inaugural voyage aboard Volga Dream II, the first newly designed passenger ship in Russia since the fall of the Iron Curtain, on Academic Arrangements Abroad's "Waterways of the Tsars" luxury cruise next June, an iconic voyage from Moscow to St. Petersburg along the Volga River and its waterways.

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  2. Asia's old communities vanishing amid rapid growthRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... and high-rises -- with little thought to preserving local cultural heritage. The story is a common one across much of Asia amid the region's rapid economic development that has raised incomes and living standards for millions. But the relentless ...

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  3. US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Outgoing commander of ISAF, U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, first left, and incoming U.S. Army Commander for International Security Assistance Forces , Gen.

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  4. Afghan vote count teetering on collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    The stand-off between Abdullah and his poll rival Ashraf Ghani has threatened to revive ethnic violence in Afghanistan as U.S.-led NATO troops withdraw after 13-years of fighting the Taliban insurgents.

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  5. News Analysis: Doubts raised on whether new Afghan president can be sworn in Sept. 2Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    There are some doubts raised by some quarters here as to whether the new Afghan president can be sworn in on Sept.

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  6. Candidates for nat'l football coach narrowed down to 4 or 5: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea has narrowed down the candidates for its men's national team head coach to four or five, the sport's technical director said Wednesday.

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  7. Chinese hydropower firm to invest in nuclear sectorRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nerve News

    China Three Gorges Corporation , the country's largest hydropower provider, will enter the nuclear power sector following an agreement with China National Nuclear Corporation, according to a company statement.

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  8. China's Wanda, Tencent and Baidu team up for $813 million e-commerce deal-sourcesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    China's privately-held Dalian Wanda Group is set to launch a 5 billion yuan e-commerce joint venture with domestic internet giants Tencent Holdings Ltd and Baidu Inc, said two sources familiar with the investment.

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  9. Shanghai is China's new traffic jam capitalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

    China's large cities appear to be busily competing for the title of "the country's most congested city".

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  10. Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slowsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official has said.

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  11. Death toll in bus-truck collision in northwestern China rises to 15,Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | 680News

    The death toll in a massive head-on collision between a truck and bus in northwestern China has risen to 15, with 48 other people being treated for injuries, the local government said Wednesday.

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  12. Japanese leasing companies eyeing global landscapeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | SNL Financial

    ... down 40% from its peak year, the companies are hoping to tap the vast foreign market, particularly countries in Asia, by using their experience and expertise. and Hitachi Capital Corp. - was A 4.5 trillion as of the end of March, up 30% from the ...

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  13. Armenian foreign minister set to visit Turkey for Erdogan's inaugurationRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Journal of Turkish Weekly Aug 26 2014 Armenian foreign minister set to visit Turkey for ErdoÄ?an's inauguration 26 August 2014 Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian has announced his attendance to President-elect Recep Tayyip ErdoÄ?an's inauguration ceremony in Ankara on Aug. 28, according to the country's Foreign Ministry spokesman ... (more)

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  14. Kurdish rebels abduct 3 Chinese in southeast TurkeyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Kurdish militants abducted three Chinese workers in Turkey's southeast after the rebels attacked the thermal energy plant where they work, Xinhua said on Monday.

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  15. How Qatar Helped Helped Free an American Hostage Without Paying RansomRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Indie Wire Aug 26 2014 How Qatar Helped Helped Free an American Hostage Without Paying Ransom Polly Mosendz Just days after an execution video of reporter James Foley surfaced, another American journalist, Peter Theo Curtis, was released from captivity.

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  16. A love letter from a jailed activist to her imprisoned husbandRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    The Washington Post Aug 26 2014 A love letter from a jailed activist to her imprisoned husband "The hardest part is not being with you."

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  17. Azerbaijan's Missed Opportunity in KarabakhRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Silk Road Reporters Aug 25 2014 Azerbaijan's Missed Opportunity in Karabakh Published by Joshua Noonan August 25, 2014 Amid the deepening crisis in Ukraine, Azerbaijan has missed a crucial opportunity to achieve a stated core national goal of the reunification of the Nagorno-Karabakh region and surrounding territories.

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  18. Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import banRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    The United States seafood industry is pushing for Russia to end its import ban on food from several countries including the U.S., but if it doesn't, a coalition of companies wants an import ban in response.

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  19. Ukraine president vows peace 'roadmap'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, as European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev stand nearby, in Minsk August 26, 2014.

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  20. Rajouri villagers lament living under constant threat to their livesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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