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China media: “Mafia-style” crimes – BBC News

BBC NewsNews of “mafia-style” crimes dominate press headlines on Friday, with media asking what “protections” alleged mobsters had in the past decade. Media have reported that Liu Han, ex-head of mining conglomerate Sichuan Hanlong Group,…

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Plane carrying 18 people missing in Nepal – The Nation

The NationKATHMANDU : Rescuers in Nepal scrambled on Sunday to find a Nepal Airlines plane carrying 18 people that went missing in the country’s mountainous west, officials said. The plane with 15 passengers and three…

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China jails doctor for selling babies – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court on Tuesday convicted a doctor guilty of baby trafficking and sentenced her to death with a two-year reprieve, after the obstetrician admitted in court that she stole babies…

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Thai opposition party to boycott general election –

Boston.comBANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s main opposition Democrat Party has announced that it will boycott February’s general election, deepening the country’s weekslong political crisis. The party’s leader, former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, announced the boycott …Thai…


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