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  1. Nigeria stalls Chad, aims to beat Boko Haram before electionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DNA India

    When battle-hardened Chadian troops overran a Boko Haram camp in northern Nigeria last week, they wanted to press deep into territory controlled by the Islamist group but Nigeria refused to let them. President Jonathon's Nigeria is keen to press ahead with its own military campaign against Boko Haram, aiming to push it out of major towns before the March 28 ballot When battle-hardened Chadian troops overran a Boko Haram camp in northern Nigeria last week, they wanted to press deep into territory controlled by the Islamist group but Nigeria refused to let them.

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  2. PDP has no right to demand Afzal Guru's mortal remains: Javed AkhtarRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | DNA India

    Renowned lyricist and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Javed Akhtar on Tuesday said that the People's Democratic Party has no right to demand the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru adding that only the parents of the latter had the right to do so. Renowned lyricist and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Javed Akhtar on Tuesday said that the People's Democratic Party has no right to demand the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru adding that only the parents of the latter had the right to do so.

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  3. Insight - Nigeria stalls Chad, aims to beat Boko Haram before electionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    When battle-hardened Chadian troops overran a Boko Haram camp in northern Nigeria last week, they wanted to press deep into territory controlled by the Islamist group but Nigeria refused to let them. Chadian soldiers drive to the front line during battle against insurgent group Boko Haram in Gambaru, February 26, 2015.

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  4. Alibaba announces US$316m Taiwan start-up fund amid regulatory problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    A newly announced investment fund will leave Alibaba with a foothold in Taiwan even if it is forced to withdraw from the island following a government ruling. On Monday, the Chinese e-commerce giant announced a NT$10 billion fund to provide capital to young entrepreneurs in Taiwan.

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  5. Australia orders China group to sell 'illegal' Sydney mansion : March 03, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    SYDNEY Australia on Tuesday ordered China's Evergrande Real Estate Group to sell a Sydney mansion worth Aus$39 million , saying it was bought illegally under foreign investment rules. Cashed-up foreigners, many from China, have been blamed for driving up prices in Australian property markets, particularly Sydney and Melbourne, and placing home ownership out of reach of many locals.

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  6. Indian media: Kashmir's 'dreams'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    Papers urge coalition partners BJP and the PDP to forget their "ideological battles" to bring peace and prosperity to Indian-administered Kashmir. The new government was formed on Sunday with the People's Democratic Party's Mufti Mohammad Sayeed taking oath as the state's chief minister.

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  7. Harrow playboy linked to troubled Malaysian fundRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lim Kit Siang

    IN THE summer of 2009, a Malaysian nicknamed "the Whale" appeared on the New York nightclub scene. He would travel with a large entourage in a fleet of Cadillacs and his party would spend tens of thousands of dollars a night in the company of socialites such as Paris Hilton.

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  8. Taiwan Tells Alibaba to Exit Within 6 Months on Investment RulesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Taiwan's investment regulator has asked Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to exit by the end of August because its local entity is registered as Singaporean instead of mainland Chinese. "We have asked Alibaba to leave," Emile Chang, acting executive secretary of the economic ministry's Investment Commission, said by phone.

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  9. Australia Orders Chinese Firm to Sell Illegally-Bought MansionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Residential apartment buildings stand next to a vacant lot in the suburb of Waitara in Sydney. Overseas buyers are only allowed to purchase newly built properties in Australia with permission from the Foreign Investment Review Board.

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  10. Guyanese Kristian Jeffrey conquers JamwestRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Kristian Jeffrey of Guyana, the defending Caribbean drivers champion, parades with the checkered flag after winning the Caribbean Motor Racing Championship CMRC Group Four circuit race at Jamwest on Sunday. Defending Caribbean drivers' champion, Kristian Jeffrey of Guyana, won all three Group Four races at the Seaboard Marine CMRC race meet at Jamwest, Mango Hall, Westmoreland, to take an early lead in the championship series.

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  11. Jamaica Under-17s defeat GuatemalaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    The Andrew Edwards-coached Jamaicans are now on three points from two matches. They were beaten 2-0 by hosts Honduras in their opening game on Friday.

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  12. 8 of the world's warmest vacation destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    Death Valley has the highest recorded temperatures on the planet, but if you plan your visit accordingly , its canyons and windswept dunes make a delightful vacation backdrop. Any trip down under should account for higher temperatures than most travellers are accustomed to on a regular basis, especially when visiting the Outback.

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  13. PDP Accuses APC Of Fueling Petrol ScarcityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The People's Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO, yesterday accused the All Progressives Congress of being behind the present fuel scarcity in the country, by sabotaging the Federal Government's efforts at ensuring that there was supply of Petroleum products. A statement yesterday by the Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode said the sudden fuel scarcity in many parts of the country was because the APC had infiltrated the ranks of the fuel marketers, who had taken a sub-contract from the opposition to frustrate supplies of petrol to fuel stations as part of a grand plan to create tension in the polity.

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  14. PDP Accuses Edo APC Of Destroying Posters Of CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Edo State chapter of the People's Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress of defacing and destroying posters of President Goodluck Jonathan and other candidates of the party across the state. The PDP also expressed surprise at the posters of Governor Adams Oshiomhole, which it said now adorn the state capital, Benin, and other parts of the state, asking if Governor Oshiomhole was a candidate in the forthcoming general elections.

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  15. 2,000 rounds of ammunition seizedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    More than 2,000 rounds of ammunition that were intended to be distributed in the criminal underworld are now in the safe hands of the police. This follows an intelligence-driven operation yesterday, which resulted in the arrest of four St Elizabeth men.

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  16. Australia orders fast sale of $30 mln mansion bought...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    Australia on Tuesday announced it was forcing the Chinese owner of a A$39 million Sydney mansion to sell up within 90 days, the first such crackdown on foreign investment in residential real estate since 2006. "Villa del Mare" was bought "illegally" in November by Golden Fast Foods Pty, owned by Hong Kong-listed Evergrande Real Estate Group through a string of shell companies in Australia, Hong Kong and British Virgin Islands, Treasurer Joe Hockey said in a statement.

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  17. Today is Peace DayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Students from various schools in the Corporate Area hold handwritten peace signs while on a break at the Peace Day service held at the North Street United Church on Sunday. This year, under the theme "A Better Jamaica - Peace by Peace", some 20 schools in the downtown Kingston area will be staging a peace walk to the St William Grant Park where a free concert will be held for participating schools and students.

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  18. On targetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaica defeated Guatemala 2-1 in their Group A match of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, thanks to a late strike by substitute Donovan Dawkins at the Estadio Francisco Morazan yesterday. Dawkins, who replaced the injured defender Jahwani Hinds in the 79th minute, glanced home an Alex Marshall corner kick in the 90th minute for three valuable points.

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  19. Rakhmon notches another poll winRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Asia Times

    Rakhmon notches another poll win By Edward Lemon The party of Tajikistan's strongman president, Emomali Rakhmon, has swept aside all opposition in a general election that international observes say fell far short of democratic standards. Since independence, two mildly critical parties each held two seats in the largely rubber-stamp 63-seat Assembly of Representatives: the Islamic Renaissance [or Revival] Party and the Communist Party.

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  20. Helping Aussie battlers break into the Sydney housing marketRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Catallaxy

    Today I have made an order under the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 for Golden Fast Foods Pty Ltd , to divest the established residential property at 63-67 Wolseley Road, Point Piper, in Sydney. The property was bought illegally by Golden Fast Foods, which is ultimately owned by Evergrande Real Estate Group, a large company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, via a string of shelf companies including in Australia, Hong Kong and the British Virgin Islands.

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