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Hong Kong Police Clear Protest Camp After Clashes

Hong Kong Police Clear Protest Camp After Clashes

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:50

Fresh scuffles broke out Wednesday as Hong Kong authorities moved in to clear the main body of a major pro-democracy protest site, a day after more than 100 demonstrators were arrested. [caption id="attachment_40336" align="alignnone" width="600"] Hong Kong ...

US May send Additional Troops to Afghanistan Next Year

US May send Additional Troops to Afghanistan Next Year

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:41

The US military likely will keep a slightly larger force in Afghanistan in 2015 than first planned and American troops will have authority to come to the aid of Afghan forces if necessary, officials said Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_40318" align="alignnone" width="600"] US ...

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Nawaz-Modi Meeting a Distinct Possibility (SAARC)

Nawaz-Modi Meeting a Distinct Possibility (SAARC)

Monday, November 24, 2014 11:31

Despite simmering border tensions, the prime ministers of Pakistan and India may meet on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit this week in Nepal. [caption id="attachment_40288" align="alignnone" width="594"] Nawaz Sharif - Narendra ...

Narendra Modi BJP Eyes Power in Kashmir

Narendra Modi BJP Eyes Power in Kashmir

Sunday, November 23, 2014 11:21

As armed police in bullet-proof vests patrolled the tense streets of Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Avatar Singh forecast victory for the Hindu nationalists in upcoming elections. [caption id="attachment_40271" align="alignright" width="384"] Kashmir Elections[/caption] “My godfather Modi Ji’s ...

Hindu Modi-Fication of Education Alarms Indians

Hindu Modi-Fication of Education Alarms Indians

Saturday, November 22, 2014 11:19

Indians were flying airplanes, carrying out stem cell research and may even have been using cosmic weapons 5,000 years ago, according to the chairman of India's leading historical organization. [caption id="attachment_40255" align="alignnone" width="600"] Indian Education[/caption] Professor Y. Sudershan Rao, the ...

Obama Takes Nawaz Sharif into Confidence on Coming India Visit

Obama Takes Nawaz Sharif into Confidence on Coming India Visit

Saturday, November 22, 2014 10:38

US President Barack Obama Friday telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to give him heads-up on his upcoming trip to India, media reported. [caption id="attachment_40235" align="alignnone" width="640"] Barack Obama - Nawaz Sharif[/caption] "President Obama and Prime Minister Sharif ...

Powerful 6.7 Quake off New Zealand Coast

Powerful 6.7 Quake off New Zealand Coast

Monday, November 17, 2014 13:12

A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook the east coast of New Zealand Monday, but authorities ruled out an immediate tsunami threat. [caption id="attachment_40223" align="alignnone" width="600"] Quake off New Zealand Coast[/caption] The quake, which struck at 10:33 am ...

Tsunami Alert Sparks Panic in Indonesia

Tsunami Alert Sparks Panic in Indonesia

Sunday, November 16, 2014 12:18

A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, sparking a tsunami warning and causing panicked people to flee their homes. [caption id="attachment_40198" align="alignright" width="384"] Tsunami Alert[/caption] Small waves generated by the undersea ...

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7.3 Magnitude Quake Tsunami Alert in Indonesia

7.3 Magnitude Quake Tsunami Alert in Indonesia

Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:50

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia, the US Geological Survey said, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning Saturday. [caption id="attachment_40185" align="alignnone" width="600"] 7.3 Magnitude Quake in Indonesia[/caption] The undersea quake struck at ...

WHO Warns Pakistan to Curb Polio or Face Travel Restrictions

WHO Warns Pakistan to Curb Polio or Face Travel Restrictions

Saturday, November 15, 2014 11:54

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Islamabad that screening of Pakistani passengers would be carried out at international airports if the country failed to control the spread of polio virus, Saturday. [caption id="attachment_40169" align="alignnone" width="550"] Pakistan International Airport[/caption] It ...