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2 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Jakarta governor wins Indonesian election

The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

The numbers were released shortly after his opponent, former general Prabowo Subianto, declared he was withdrawing from the contest, saying there was massive fraud during the election and that it was unfair and undemocratic.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

8 hrs ago | News24

.com | Syria fly-over sparks criticism of Malaysia Airlines

The apparent downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and the loss of nearly 300 lives could be a game changer in the Ukraine crisis, piling pressure on key players, especially Russia.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Suria

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo

Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, World News, Taiwan, Weather

Malaysia Chronicle

Murdered Estonian model's Royal boyfriend offers to pay for funeral

The family of freelance Estonian model Regina Soosalu does not want fundraising for her funeral after her boyfriend's family agreed to bear all expenses.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News

Times of Oman

His Majesty's website wins laurels

Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.

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Related Topix: Oman, Middle East, World News, Philippines, Park Geun-hye

680News

Flight 17 a tragic end for 19-year-old Malaysian student and his family on their return home

Mohammad Afif and his family were about to start a new chapter in their lives. Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working overseas for several years.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

Food Technology

ANZ Bank accused of abandoning farmers after splitting with sugar firm

Early this month, in what looks like a failed attempt to save its reputation, Australia's ANZ Bank severed its ties with Phnom Penh Sugar, a company accused of a range of human rights abuses linked to its plantations in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia.

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Related Topix: World News, Cambodia, Hun Sen

The Town Talk

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: What we know now

Ukrainian woman adds her floral tribute to the mountain of flowers placed in commemoration of the MH17 victims at the Dutch embassy in Kiev, Ukraine, on July 21. / Sergey Dolzhenko, EPA The United Nations Security Council was preparing to vote Monday on a resolution demanding international access to the crash site where Flight 17 went down.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Ukraine,

The Globe and Mail

Outgoing Indonesian leader urges presidential election loser to concede

Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono shakes hand with president candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo during a meeting at the presidential palace in Jakarta July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

Cambodian Political Rivals to Hold Fresh Talks

Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say their leaders will hold a fresh round of talks to end a yearlong political deadlock after last year's contentious election.

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Related Topix: World News, Cambodia, Hun Sen

Russia Taday

World mourns MH17 crash victims as body recovery continues

Flowers and plush toys are left at the site of the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, eastern Ukraine, on July 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

The Daily Record

Employer pays tribute to Scottish passenger shot down over Ukraine on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17

MAERSK Drilling has offered tributes to their employee Stephen Anderson, one of ten Britons on board the Boeing 777 passenger plane shot down on a busy flight path over Ukraine on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Bangkok Post

Four bombs rock Narathiwat

Four home-made bombs exploded simultaneously near a railway station in Rangae district of Narathiwat province on Sunday but caused no casualties, police said.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Anti-Russia sentiment running deep in Malaysia

Many Malaysians are urging their government and world leaders to take a tough stance against Russia after pro-Russia rebels allegedly shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet, with some calling for economic sanctions and a boycott of Russian goods.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Vladimir Putin,

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Anti-Russia sentiment running deep in Malaysia

Many Malaysians are urging their government and world leaders to take a tough stance against Russia after pro-Russia rebels allegedly shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet, with some calling for economic sanctions and a boycott of Russian goods.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Yahoo!

Names of Australians killed on MH17

The 27-year-old Dutch national was a student at Melbourne's Swinburne University, living in Windsor.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Malaysia,

The Washington Post

Indonesia's democracy faces test as tally comes in

After an ugly presidential election campaign, Indonesia is set to declare the winner on Tuesday - but that may not settle a simmering dispute between the two candidates, both of whom claim victory.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Age

Grief turns to anger in Malaysia as country recoils at second disaster

Kuala Lumpur: The time has come to stop pointing accusing fingers at Malaysia, where grief has turned to anger.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Asian Correspondent

No end in sight as Indonesian election stalemate drags on

On Wednesday last week Indonesia's estimated 187 million voters went to the polls to choose a new president in an election which promises to be a crucial turning point for Indonesia's young democracy.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono,

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