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Abe’s comments “wrong and dangerous”: article – Xinhua

XinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The world should be cautious against Japan’s attempt to break its peaceful constitution and the potential threat to regional peace, Chinese experts warned on Friday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s comparison of …People’s Daily publishes online game whose aim is to shoot Japanese war …South China Morning PostOnline game targets […]

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New Lebanon cabinet – Gulf Daily News

Gulf Daily NewsBEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister formed a cabinet more than 10 months after taking office yesterday, including a wide range of political groups after bridging serious divisions among them mostly over Syria’s civil war. Tammam Salam’s 24-member national …Lebanon gets new government after 10-month deadlockNew Straits TimesLebanon Forms Government After 10-Month DeadlockVoice of AmericaLebanon […]

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Dave Lee Travis’ wife Marianne by his side as philandering DJ cleared of … – Daily Mail

Daily MailDJ Dave Lee Travis has been found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges and the jury at London’s Southwark Crown Court failed to reach verdicts on two other charges. Apart from Travis, perhaps the most relieved person in that room must have been his …Dave Lee Travis: Five things you didn’t knowTelegraph.co.ukDave Lee […]

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Snowden denies he got help from Russia in leaking US secrets: report – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesFormer US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he acted alone in leaking US government secrets and that suggestions by some US lawmakers he might have had help from Russia were “absurd,” the New Yorker magazine reported on Tuesday.Snowden seeks extra Russian protection after US threatsUPI.comEdward Snowden Denies Being a Russian SpyTIMESnowden rejects accusations […]

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‘Respect my vote’ – Thai election supporters speak out – AFP

AFPBangkok — Angered by opposition protests seeking to thwart upcoming polls, a burgeoning pro-election movement in Thailand is taking a stand to demand their votes are respected, with candlelight vigils and Facebook campaigns. Seeking a middle ground …Explosions Hit Bangkok ProtestsWall Street JournalExplosions hit Thai anti-government protest in Bangkok; 28 injuredCNNAnti-government protests in Thailand turn […]

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Australian fires turn deadly as heatwave scorches – AFP

AFPMelbourne — Skies over southeastern Australia darkened with huge plumes of smoke and lightning storms Friday after an epic heatwave, with raging wildfires claiming one life and residents warned to “leave and live”. A cool change began sweeping the …Hundreds flee homes as heatwave fans Australia bushfiresReutersGrampians bushfire creating its own weather as more than […]

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5 things you need to know on Monday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTaiwan panda cub unveiled to public. Taiwan’s six-month-old giant panda has been unveiled to her adoring public, as long lines of children of all ages queued up at the Taipei zoo to see the cub cavorting around her cage with an understandably protective …Giant panda cub Yuan Zai unveiled in Taiwan’s Taipei zooBBC NewsTaiwan-born […]

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Bangladesh police lay siege to Khaleda’s residence – The Nation

The NationDHAKA – Bangladesh’s opposition accused authorities of placing their leader under virtual house arrest Thursday, as tens of thousands of troops were deployed across the country ahead of general elections next month. As two more people were killed in the …Bangladesh troops sent out to try to stem election violenceReutersBangladeshi Troops to Assist With […]

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Google’s Schaft robot wins Darpa rescue challenge – BBC News

BBC NewsA robot developed by a Japanese start-up recently acquired by Google is the winner of a two-day competition hosted by the Pentagon’s research unit Darpa. Team Schaft’s machine carried out all eight rescue-themed tasks to outscore its rivals by a wide …Google seeks to commercialize humanoid robotsComputerworldRobots’ New Challenge: Pentagon Boot CampWall Street JournalGoogle’s […]