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The earthquake in Nepal leaves a devastated country

Nepal is still asking for urgent help after the devastating earthquake of 7.8 decrees that has left more than 7000 deaths, 17000 injured people and hundreds of thousands of displaced people. Before the national emergency situation declared by the government, the international community has thrown itself in helping the country, even though their efforts are not enough: thousands of disappeared people are still being looked for, many survivors sleep outside with heavy rain, hospitals are paralysed and many parts of the country are incommunicado.
The earthquake in Nepal leaves a devastated country

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China Seeks Businessman Said to Have Fled to US, Further Straining Ties - New York Times

03/08/2015 17.04 h.

New York Times

China Seeks Businessman Said to Have Fled to US, Further Straining Ties
New York Times
LOOMIS, Calif. — China is demanding that the Obama administration return a wealthy and politically connected businessman who fled to the United States, according to several American officials familiar with the case. Should he seek political asylum, he ...

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John Kerry Wins Gulf States' Cautious Support for Iran Deal - New York Times

03/08/2015 19.26 h.

New York Times

John Kerry Wins Gulf States' Cautious Support for Iran Deal
New York Times
DOHA, Qatar — Persian Gulf monarchies issued a cautious endorsement on Monday of the accord Secretary of State John Kerry negotiated last month to constrain Iran's nuclear program. “This was the best option among other options,” said Khalid al-Attiyah ...
Gulf Arab States Voice Support for Iran Nuclear DealWall Street Journal
We want Iran cooperation, not meddling, Gulf Arabs tell KerryReuters
Gulf allies 'back Iran nuclear deal' after US security guaranteesBBC News
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Chuck Schumer: I won't let 'pressure, party' decide my vote on Iran deal - CNN

03/08/2015 18.28 h.

CNN

Chuck Schumer: I won't let 'pressure, party' decide my vote on Iran deal
CNN
Washington (CNN) New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday that he is "very seriously" studying the Iran nuclear deal brokered last month before deciding whether to endorse or oppose it -- and he says the D next to his name won't affect his decision.
Iran deal's fate in Congress rests with undecided DemocratsWashington Post
The Iran Deal's Dangerous PrecedentNew York Times
Growing signs Schumer will oppose Iran dealPolitico
Breitbart News -NBCNews.com -Huffington Post
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A guide to watching porn in India—despite the ban - Quartz

03/08/2015 12.11 h.

Quartz

A guide to watching porn in India—despite the ban
Quartz
Monday morning blues in the world's largest democracy this week included a ban on online pornography. Porn-loving Indians—who are among the most prolific consumers of the stuff in the world—now must do without some 850 websites the government has ...
India's massive internet porn purgeCNNMoney
India blocks more than 800 porn sitesThe Verge
India Orders Crackdown On Internet PornHuffington Post
BBC News -The Guardian -Financial Times
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Americans have forgotten what we did to North Korea - Vox

03/08/2015 18.40 h.

Americans have forgotten what we did to North Korea
Vox
Perhaps no country on earth is more misunderstood by Americans than is North Korea. Though the country's leadership is typically portrayed as buffoonish, even silly, in fact they are deadly serious in their cruelty and skill at retaining power. Though ...

Perhaps India Shouldn't Get Too Excited About Reparations - TIME

03/08/2015 18.45 h.

Perhaps India Shouldn't Get Too Excited About Reparations
TIME
Shikha Dalmia is a senior policy analyst at Reason Foundation. Wouldn't India also need to atone for thousands of years of its caste system? Indian politician and celebrated novelist Shashi Tharoor caused a mini-sensation late last month when he went ...

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Super Typhoon Soudelor a Threat to China, Taiwan, Japan's Ryuku Islands; State ... - The Weather Channel

03/08/2015 16.57 h.

The Weather Channel

Super Typhoon Soudelor a Threat to China, Taiwan, Japan's Ryuku Islands; State ...
The Weather Channel
Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari looks at the latest forecast for El Nino and its impact on the Atlantic Hurricane Season. Researchers got a couple of different looks inside Hurricane Edouard. By using a drone they were able to gather information on the ...

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Asian stocks fall on China worries, lower energy prices - CNBC

03/08/2015 09.01 h.

CNBC

Asian stocks fall on China worries, lower energy prices
CNBC
Asian stocks stumbled on Monday, as falling energy prices and disappointing manufacturing data out of China ignited "risk-off" sentiment. The final reading for Caixin China purchasing managers' index (PMI) for July came in at 47.8, lower than the ...
Weaker China factories argue for more policy support as stocks swoonReuters
China's huge factory sector is strugglingCNNMoney
China factory activity falls to weakest in two yearsBBC News

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Most of India's Execution Records Have Been 'Lost or Destroyed by Termites' - TIME

03/08/2015 11.32 h.

TIME

Most of India's Execution Records Have Been 'Lost or Destroyed by Termites'
TIME
There is a significant dearth of official information concerning Indian death penalty cases, according to a New Delhi university legal researcher who is now struggling to complete the first comprehensive study on capital punishment in the country.

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Another terrible escalator accident rattles China - USA TODAY

03/08/2015 16.53 h.

USA TODAY

Another terrible escalator accident rattles China
USA TODAY
(NEWSER) – Another day, another devastating escalator accident in China. An employee at Longemont Shopping Mall in Shanghai's Changning district had his foot and part of his leg amputated after becoming trapped in an escalator, according to the South ...
Worker Loses Foot in China's Third Escalator Accident in a WeekNBCNews.com
Video: Cleaner Becomes Trapped In EscalatorSky News
Third escalator accident in China, man's leg amputatedTimes of India
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