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Young Somali woman sets herself alight in Australian detention - CNN

03/05/2016 06.28 h.

CNN

Young Somali woman sets herself alight in Australian detention
CNN
(CNN) A 21-year-old Somali asylum seeker has set herself on fire at an Australian offshore processing center on the pacific island of Nauru, less than a week after refugee advocates say she was forcibly sent back there. The woman, named by refugee ...
Australia|Australia Chides Rights Advocates for Giving 'False Hope' to Asylum SeekersNew York Times
Australia's refugee detention centers are so awful that people are setting themselves on fireQuartz
Somali refugee in critical condition after setting herself alight on NauruThe Guardian
The Guardian -BBC News -ABC Online
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Congressmen: Boeing deal with Iran would turn airplanes into 'warplanes' - Fox News

03/05/2016 17.57 h.

Fox News

Congressmen: Boeing deal with Iran would turn airplanes into 'warplanes'
Fox News
Any deal between Boeing and Iran “would effectively subsidize the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism” and would turn American airplanes into Iranian “warplanes,” according to three members of Congress in a strongly-worded letter sent to the ...

Canadian man asked to leave Nepal after criticising government on Twitter - BBC News

03/05/2016 18.45 h.

BBC News

Canadian man asked to leave Nepal after criticising government on Twitter
BBC News
Nepal has ordered a Canadian man to leave the country, saying that messages he has posted on Twitter are threatening national unity. Robert Penner, who works as a computer programmer, was arrested on Monday and after being freed was told to leave ...
Nepal Arrests Canadian Man Over 'Provocative' Twitter PostNew York Times
Canadian Arrested in Nepal for Posting a 'Provocative' Message on TwitterVICE
Canadian Robert Penner told to leave Nepal for tweets causing 'social discord'CBC.ca
Reuters
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Iran Has Banned the Import of Chevrolets - Fortune

03/05/2016 18.04 h.

Fortune

Iran Has Banned the Import of Chevrolets
Fortune
And canceled an order for 200 cars. Iran has banned the import of Chevrolet cars, a week after Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticized imports of U.S. autos and asked the government to support domestic production. The semi-official Mehr news ...
Iranian Supreme Leader Warns US: Flee the Persian GulfWashington Free Beacon
Iran's supreme leader warns US to stay out of Persian GulfThe Hill

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Saudi-Iran split muddies OPEC long-term strategy: Sources - CNBC

03/05/2016 16.08 h.

CNBC

Saudi-Iran split muddies OPEC long-term strategy: Sources
CNBC
OPEC has yet to agree on a long-term strategy as Saudi Arabia objects to a proposal from arch-rival Iran that the exporter group aim for tighter control of the oil market, sources said, pointing to deep divisions over the way forward. The OPEC board of ...

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Australia budget: Multinationals to be hit with 'Google tax' - BBC News

03/05/2016 14.30 h.

BBC News

Australia budget: Multinationals to be hit with 'Google tax'
BBC News
Multinational companies that move profits offshore to avoid tax will be penalised under new measures in Australia's budget. Companies caught shifting profits will be taxed at a penalty rate of 40%, rather than the usual 30% rate . Treasurer Scott ...
Australia Injects a Double Dose of Economic StimulusBloomberg
Parliament winds up business to await treasurer's speech – as it happenedThe Guardian

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S. Korea President's Mission To Iran Busts Up 'Axis of Evil' Before N. Korea Party Congress - Forbes

03/05/2016 10.08 h.

Forbes

S. Korea President's Mission To Iran Busts Up 'Axis of Evil' Before N. Korea Party Congress
Forbes
North Korea may be losing one of its closest friends and de facto allies – Iran. At least South Korea is building on longstanding ties with the Islamic Republic, and that can't be good news for Kim Jong-un as he gears up to host his biggest party ever ...
North Korea capital gears up for congress; South fears nuclear testReuters
Seoul Seeks Iran's Help on North Korea SanctionsWall Street Journal
North Korea ramps up security ahead of national congressThe Guardian
Washington Post -New York Times
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Top Iraqi Shiite cleric makes unannounced visit to Iran - Fox News

03/05/2016 15.23 h.

Top Iraqi Shiite cleric makes unannounced visit to Iran
Fox News
Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr traveled to Iran on Monday, a top aide said, a day after hundreds of his supporters withdrew from Iraq's fortified International Zone following protests that paralyzed the government. Ibrahim Al Jaberi, head of the Sadr ...

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Japan Bets on a Hydrogen Fueled Future - Scientific American

03/05/2016 16.10 h.

Scientific American

Japan Bets on a Hydrogen Fueled Future
Scientific American
Japan is betting big on hydrogen and wants the rest of the world to join in. In March, the country's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry set a target of 40,000 hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles on its roads by 2020 and 160 fueling stations, up from the ...

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China Presses Economists to Brighten Their Outlooks - Wall Street Journal

03/05/2016 18.19 h.

Wall Street Journal

China Presses Economists to Brighten Their Outlooks
Wall Street Journal
BEIJING—Chinese authorities are training their sights on a new set of targets: economists, analysts and business reporters with gloomy views on China's economy. Securities regulators, media censors and other government officials have issued verbal ...

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