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Deal Set on China-Led Infrastructure Bank - New York Times

25/10/2014 01.27 h.

RT

Deal Set on China-Led Infrastructure Bank
New York Times
President Xi Jinping of China met with government officials on Friday to sign a memorandum to start the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Credit Takaki Yajima-Pool/Getty Images. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story.
China launches new World Bank rivalRT

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Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrial - The Guardian

25/10/2014 12.50 h.

The Guardian

Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrial
The Guardian
Reyhaneh Jabbari defends herself during the first hearing of her trial in 2008. Photograph: Golara Sajadian/AFP. Staff and agencies. Saturday 25 October 2014 04.36 EDT. Share via Email · Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Iran ...
Reyhaneh Jabbari executed: Iran hangs woman for murder of her alleged ...The Independent
Iran hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari despite campaignBBC News
Iran Hangs Woman for Killing Alleged RapistABC News
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Ebola Prompts North Korea to Bar Tourists - New York Times

24/10/2014 05.27 h.

The Economist (blog)

Ebola Prompts North Korea to Bar Tourists
New York Times
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has announced that it will not accept any foreign tourists beginning Friday because of fears of the Ebola virus, three agencies that take tourists to the isolated country said on Thursday. The news came as the country ...
Japan and North KoreaThe Economist (blog)
N. Korea closes borders to tourists over Ebola fearUSA TODAY
UN investigator: North Korea should be charged with human rights violationsCNN
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China's future growth - The Economist

24/10/2014 21.53 h.

China's future growth
The Economist
THE announcement this week that China's economy had grown by 7.3% in the third quarter year-on-year was widely seen as marking the country's “new normal” of slower growth. It was well below the roughly 10% pace China had averaged from 1980 until ...

Amnesty: Iran set to hang woman at dawn - Aljazeera.com

25/10/2014 00.55 h.

Aljazeera.com

Amnesty: Iran set to hang woman at dawn
Aljazeera.com
Reyhaneh Jabbari to be hanged early on Saturday for killing a man she says tried to abuse her, rights group reports. Last updated: 24 Oct 2014 23:24. Listen. Email Article. Email. Print Article. Print. Share article. Share. Send Feedback. Feedback ...

This is the roadmap for closing a nuclear deal with Iran - Quartz

25/10/2014 02.25 h.

Quartz

This is the roadmap for closing a nuclear deal with Iran
Quartz
Hopeful officials in the Obama administration are circulating (paywall) a description of a potential nuclear deal with Iran, suggesting a chance of success after 11 years of talks in one form or another. To follow what happens next, it's necessary to ...

To the moon and back: Lunar mission tests China's space program - CNN

24/10/2014 12.42 h.

CNN

To the moon and back: Lunar mission tests China's space program
CNN
Your video will begin momentarily. STORY HIGHLIGHTS. NEW: China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday; NEW: The spacecraft will orbit the moon before returning to Earth; Mission tests technology that will be used in a more ambitious space ...

In India, Revealing the Children Left Behind - New York Times (blog)

24/10/2014 22.19 h.

New York Times (blog)

In India, Revealing the Children Left Behind
New York Times (blog)
Right now, all over rural India, this is happening: Two local volunteers with a few days' training come into the village. They knock on randomly selected doors, asking to see all children ages 6 to 16 who live there. In the front yard of the house ...

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Japan could deploy minesweepers off S. Korea in war with North, US admiral says - Reuters

24/10/2014 14.48 h.

Japan could deploy minesweepers off S. Korea in war with North, US admiral says
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to let Japan's military fight overseas could open the way for the country to deploy minesweepers in South Korean waters in the event of a war with North Korea, a senior U.S. admiral said on Friday.

Asia Pacific|UN Human Rights Panel Urges China to Allow Free Elections in ... - New York Times

24/10/2014 05.32 h.

The Guardian

Asia Pacific|UN Human Rights Panel Urges China to Allow Free Elections in ...
New York Times
An injured protester tried to stop a group of taxi drivers from removing barricades on Wednesday in the Mong Kok district. Credit Kin Cheung/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main ...
China furious after Kenny G appears to back Hong Kong protestersThe Guardian
Sax and the City: Kenny G hits sour note in China with Hong Kong visitReuters
Hong Kong: Kenny G Assures China He Has No Opinion on ProtestsTIME
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