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3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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,

16 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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,

Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

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,

Channelnewsasia.com

Victory for European Commission's next president 'decisive': PM Lee

In his congratulatory letter to the next EC President Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the support from various European institutions reflects the "strong confidence that the EU has" in him.

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Related Topix: Lee Hsien Loong, Claude Juncker, Singapore, World News

Suria

Millions back Suu Kyi call for Myanmar...

Myanmar's opposition has gathered millions of signatures in support of changes to a constitution that bars its leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president, in a show of political strength ahead of elections next year.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, National League for Democracy

Malaysia Chronicle

Mabul attack: a Widow's Story

The son of slain marine policeman Corporal Abd Rajah Jamuan at Mabul island attack would call out "baba" several time while asleep at night.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News

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