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  1. Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov , has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say, according to BBC News. An unidentified attacker in a car shot Nemtsov four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin, police say.

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  2. Why Koreans are falling in love with CroatiaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Koreans finding love and adventure travelling through Croatia in reality TV shows have put the Balkan nation on the map, making it a popular tourist destination for the Asian market. It all started back in 2012 with the filming of the South Korean show "Romantic", featuring Koreans in their 20s and 30s visiting Croatia's highlights, from the capital Zagreb to the stunning Plitvice lakes national park and onto UNESCO World Heritage site Dubrovnik on the Adriatic coast.

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  3. MomentumOFF the GridRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Ever since I lived and worked in India for about six months in 1972, when I had the chance to meet heads of state throughout the region and many of the diplomats posted there, I have had a strong interest in its affairs. That interest was particularly well-served by two of the distinguished American Reporter Correspondents who covered the South Asia region for us.

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  4. Opinion: Roy died for speaking his mindRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CNN

    Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review and a former CNN producer and correspondent. Follow her @FridaGhitis .

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  5. Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Murdered in MoscowRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | NewsBlaze

    The vocal opponent of Vladimir Putin led a number of opposition movements, and was preparing to lead the "Spring Anti-Crisis March," next week, calling on Putin's government to address political and socio-economic reforms in Russia. Secretary of State, John Kerry, speaking in Washington, DC, said he was "shocked and saddened" when he heard about the brutal murder of former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow.

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  6. 'Dr. Who' takes Pentagon's reins: Man with no military...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Some 350 snakes have been dropped off at the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC. Their hibernation was disrupted by construction workers working for the Corporation of Delta along the dyke in Boundary Bay.

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  7. Overnight News Digest 02/27/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND impart their own presentation styles and content choices, typically publishing each day near 12:00AM Eastern Time.

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  8. Who was Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    Boris Nemtsov, who was murdered just metres from the Kremlin walls, served as a deputy prime minister under Boris Yeltsin before becoming one of the most prominent opponents of Russian president Vladimir Putin. Mr Nemtsov, 55, was an accomplished orator and was one of the key speakers at mass opposition rallies against Mr Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012.

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  9. Citizenship Bill Introduced in Lok SabhaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | INDOlink

    NEW DELHI: A bill seeking to merge Person of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizenship of India was introduced in Lok Sabha today amid resistance from a RSP member. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju introduced the bill which, he said, will fulfill the promise made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York to Indian diaspora about the merger of the two schemes.

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  10. Russia and U.S. display forces on opposite sides of Estonian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Soldiers of Iron Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment were invited to ride their Strykers through the Estonian Independence Day parade, Narva, Feb. 24, 2015. Russian forces participated in training on the Russian side of the Estonian border in late February even as U.S forces participated in an Estonian parade at the same time, showing that tensions between the two nations continue rising.

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  11. Post Your Own ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | InformationWeek

    But since you bring up drones, a thought crossed my mind, and if I thought of it, I'm sure others have, too.

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  12. Russia opposition leader Nemtsov shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, has been gunned down while walking in sight of the Kremlin, prompting an international chorus of condemnation. The murder of the 55-year-old politician, an outspoken critic of Russia's involvement in Ukraine, came before a major opposition rally he was set to lead this weekend and sent shock waves across the country.

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  13. Desperate Afghan avalanche survivors await rescue on roofsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    In an endless sea of white, Afghan villagers waited on rooftops yesterday, waving in desperation as helicopters swooped low over the avalanche-struck region. All around them, homes, people and livestock had vanished under the snow.

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  14. Bangladesh's sprouting bilateral relations with China: An overviewRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Merinews

    Bangladesh got liberated from West Pakistan on December 16, 1971. India recognised Bangladesh on December 6, 1971 amidst its independence war.

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  15. Assassination in MoscowRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Yorker

    Just after midnight on Friday, Boris Nemtsov, a fifty-five-year-old Russian opposition politician, was gunned down as he walked across a bridge just outside the Kremlin walls. A car drove past, shots rang out, and Nemtsov was killed by four bullets to the back.

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  16. Outspoken critic of Putin shot and killedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WPBF

    Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot and killed Friday night in central Moscow, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said in a statement Saturday, prompting immediate speculation from fellow opposition figures that the killing was targeted. A deputy prime minister in the late 1990s under President Boris Yeltsin, Nemtsov had been one of current President Vladimir Putin's most vocal critics.

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  17. Russia opposition politician Nemtsov shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say. An unidentified attacker in a car shot Nemtsov four times in the back as he crossed a bridge in view of the Kremlin, police say.

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  18. Opinion: Without an opposition in Parliament, there is no democracy in Sri LankaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Feb 28, Colombo: In the previous government of Mahinda Rajapaksa, there were only a few productive opposition voices in parliament. Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayaka and United National Party parliamentarian Dr. Harsha de Silva were among the few.

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  19. Sri Lanka's new Army Commander assures highest priority for national securityRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Feb 28, Colombo: Newly appointed Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Chrishantha De Silva has assured that national security will be given highest priority and will not be compromised at any cost. he army commander made this comment yesterday to the media during a visit to Kandy.

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  20. US condemns brutal murder of atheist writer Avijit Roy in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DNA India

    The US has strongly condemned the "brutal murder" of prominent American blogger and writer Avijit Roy in Bangladesh, terming the killing as an act of cowardice. The US has strongly condemned the "brutal murder" of prominent American blogger and writer Avijit Roy in Bangladesh, terming the killing as an act of cowardice.

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