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Oct 2, 2014
11:04 am
BANGKOK — But perhaps no foreign observers are as riveted as veterans of China’s 1989 uprising, which ended in bloodshed near Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. They are now pushing 50, but many have never dropped their pursuit of a freer China.They have expertise in a rare field: rising up against the Chinese state.
Oct 2, 2014
12:30 am
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This Swiss diplomat says it's time to rethink how we protect people in war.
Need to Know, War
Oct 2, 2014
12:30 am
Putin 10 01 2014
New measures to regulate the internet and media are expanding the Kremlin’s control.
Oct 2, 2014
12:30 am
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Germans want a louder voice in global affairs, but their reluctance to take part in military operations is undermining that effort.
Oct 1, 2014
8:50 am
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China has made it clear that it will not be compromising with the Hong Kong protesters.
Sep 29, 2014
9:56 am
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The MAMA program, which aims to inform pregnant women and new mothers via text messages, is so far unproven despite its good intentions.
Oct 1, 2014
11:40 am
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One of India's most joyful festivals, Durga Puja, is now in full swing.
Belief, Rights
Oct 2, 2014
8:16 am
How Roosevelt led US out of Depression is a model for countries confronting Ebola.
Oct 1, 2014
12:48 am
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These 'monsters' are the home-built armored trucks deputized militias and drug cartels are using for battle.
Oct 1, 2014
10:19 am
Hong kong stay calm protesters
Already, China is exploiting the US stance for propaganda.
Oct 1, 2014
10:26 am
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On the eve of China's National Day, the protests gained momentum.
Oct 1, 2014
12:35 pm
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After days of silence, Chinese media lash out at protesters. Mainlanders, in Hong Kong for the holidays, are shocked.
Oct 1, 2014
1:56 pm
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The British PM's words and policies don't match up. 'Cassetteboy' fixed that.
Oct 1, 2014
12:48 am
Ukip 09 29 2014
The UK’s equivalent of the John 3:16 guy believes in comfortable shoes and thinks the right-wing United Kingdom Independence Party is on a roll.
Oct 1, 2014
8:46 am
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They pick up rubbish, recycle plastic bottles and even apologize to the police.
Sep 29, 2014
9:55 am
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For 27 years, the pharmaceutical company has donated drugs to treat river blindness in return for good publicity and a tax break.
Oct 1, 2014
6:31 am
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The mine could account for a third of GDP, but after a Western mining company’s mistake, many say the cost is too high.
Oct 1, 2014
7:53 am
Blase Cupich Pope Francis 2014
The Chicago archdiocese — with 2 million Catholics and a billion-dollar budget — is an image of the American church writ large and a national media platform.
Sep 30, 2014
10:40 am
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President Rafael Correa is the latest Latin American leader who's grown irritated with America's aid agency.
Oct 1, 2014
7:55 am
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Commentary: Harsh laws criminalizing abortion result in imprisonment, death and disability.
Sep 30, 2014
12:16 am
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Sara and Leila both survived the mass capture of Yazidi women and children in Iraq last month. These are their stories.
Sep 30, 2014
5:45 pm
CDC ebola
Add that to at least 6,574 confirmed cases in West Africa from the world's largest-ever outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease.
Sep 30, 2014
12:17 am
Yazidi boys men survived execution
In village after village last month in Iraq, the Islamic State killed scores of Yazidi men. A few lived to tell about it.
Sep 30, 2014
3:44 pm
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The strikes signal the start of Britain's latest military engagement in Iraq after it pulled out all its troops in 2011 following an eight-year conflict.
Need to Know, Iraq
Sep 30, 2014
12:39 pm
Hong kong happy protesters
On Tuesday night, neither lightning nor an ominous ultimatum could kill the students’ mood.