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1 hr ago | Trend

Kuwaiti influential newspaper issues article about Azerbaijan's First Lady

Kuwaiti influential newspaper Al Rai has issued an article lauding the activities of Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Kuwait City told Trend Aug. 26. The article provides an insight into the projects carried out by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Azerbaijan and abroad.


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3 hrs ago | Thorne Today

Guardsman's timely return

Colour Sergeant Major Glen Goldthorpe with wife Jolene and baby Harry - All images remain crown copyright.


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4 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

Frigate attracts admirers

Coalition observers were impressed when they toured HMAS Stuart as part of Exercise Kakadu 2014, especially with the ship's gas turbines.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Narendra Modi: Japan visit will take ties to new level

New Delhi, Aug 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his upcoming visit to Japan will take bilateral ties to a "new level".


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The Indian Express

It is reiterated that it is not an airborne infection (not spread through the air you breathe).

He has been isolated in a quarantine-cum-isolation facility at the Delhi airport.


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The Asian Pacific Post

Crackdown on foreign affairs

For non-Filipino men, marrying a Filipina may be about to get tougher. If you're a foreigner planning on tying the knot with a Filipina sweetheart, you will soon need to prove your capacity to support your bride - if Philippine Congress gets its way.

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Asia's most overlooked paradise

With 7107 islands and a feast of screensaver-perfect backdrops - from dreamy tropical beaches and smouldering volcanoes to mesmerising rice terraces and crumbling Spanish relics - the Philippines is one of south-east Asia's most exotic getaways.


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Payvand News of Iran

Iran 'Provided' Weapons To Iraqi Kurdish Forces To Fight IS

The Iraqi Kurdish leader says Iran has provided weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces to fight Islamic State militants.


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The Republic

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

South Korea's hyper-efficient capital doesn't immediately spring to mind when you think of exotic Asian destinations.


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The Daily Star

BGB accepts BSF training proposal

This Star photo taken on June 1, 2013 shows Border Guard Bangladesh and Border Security Force members of India taking part in a sector commander level coordination meeting at National Guarden Ramsagar Rest House in Dinajpur.


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Wimbledon Guardian

Scout flys the flag for Wimbledon

PRESS RELEASE: Jessica Nguyen from the 13th Wimbledon Scout Group has been selected from South West to represent the UK at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan in 2015.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014


Australian billionaire politician apologizes for TV tirade over China

Australian mining magnate and politician Clive Palmer has apologized to China's ambassador to Australia for a tirade in which he referred to the Chinese government as "bastards", setting off a firestorm in Canberra and Beijing.


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Business Times

Shangri-La to have 10 hotels under new Jen brand by Q1 2015

LA Hotels and Resorts, which will launch its first Hotel Jen in Singapore next month, expects to have up to 10 hotels under the new brand name by Q1 2015 as it rebrands existing properties.


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Daily Herald

Boeing wins $8.8 billion aviation order on Asian demand

BOC Aviation ordered 82 jets from Chicago-based Boeing, including 30 Next Generation 737-800 aircraft like this one from American Airlines.


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Indiaa s CBSE education system spreading wings in Vietnam

Hanoi, Aug 25: India's Central Board of Secondary Education educational system is making quiet inroads into Vietnam, thanks to the efforts of the Indian diaspora.


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Ashes to beads: South Koreans honour the dead in new way

The concept of cremation has taken another turn in South Korea, as some people are now turning the ashes of their loved ones into beads.


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Advertising Age

To Promote Chinese Innovation, Foreigners Travel the Silk Road With Only Chinese Brands

An agency creative and a friend are driving along the old Silk Road from China to the Netherlands using only Chinese brands as part of an effort to promote the innovations they are seeing in China.


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China sets up $3.3 billion aviation investment fund: report

China has set up a 20 billion yuan investment fund to help bolster its fast-growing civil aviation industry, local media said on Monday.


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Malaysia Chronicle

Fire Sale No Thanks to Umno Policies: AirAsia launches $ 13 flights to put M'sia back on map

MALAYSIAN airline AirAsia is rolling out flights from as little as $13 amid the "challenging" aviation environment in the wake of its major rival's twin tragedies.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014


Less than piso: AirAsia Zest offers fares for only P0.25

In a statement, AirAsia Zest said it is offering seats for only P0.25 base fare for flights to and from Manila to domestic destinations of Kalibo , Puerto Princesa , Tagbilaran , Tacloban and Cebu, as well as Macau and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia to celebrate National Heroes' Day.


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