Asia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    In this Aug. 15, 1945 photo, Japanese people lower their head toward the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, as Emperor Hirohito announced on radio that Japan was defeated in the World War II.

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  2. New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgencyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Central Ohio

    The new leader of the Afghan Taliban vowed to continue his group's bloody, nearly 14-year insurgency in an audio message released Saturday, urging his fighters to remain unified after the death of their longtime leader. The audio message purportedly from Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor also included comments about the Taliban's nascent peace talks with the Afghan government, though it wasn't immediately clear whether he supported them or not.

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  3. Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Deseret News

    The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form. TOKYO - The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form.

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  4. Heavy rain washes out third day in DhakaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Umpire Richard Kettleborough Reserve Umpire Enamul Haquee and Umpire Paul Reiffel and pitch curator Mangamuni Gamini Silva (inspect the field after rain during the third day of the second cricket Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on August 1, 2015. Heavy downpours ruined the entire second day's play on Friday leaving the hosts on 246 for eight after opting to bat first at Mirpur's Shere Bangla National Stadium.

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  5. This Weekend's Foreign Policy Must-ReadsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Varoufakis, a mathematical economist with a modest academic reputation, had become a popular writer in Greece. When the snap election was called, he interrupted his professorship at the University of Texas, flew home to Greece, and launched a ten-day election campaign whose sole expense was the cost of gas for his motorcycleVaroufakis was elected with a larger share of the vote than any other candidate, and he was named the finance minister.

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  6. Bum Rap Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.comRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Paul Levine, author of nineteen novels, once again with his Bum Rap brings us his familiar characters, the brash Miami attorney, Steve Solomon, his beautiful live-in lover and law partner, Victoria Lord and the football linebacker-turned-lawyer. Jake Lassiter.

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  7. India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle old disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    At the stroke of midnight Friday, tens of thousands of stateless people who were stranded for decades along the poorly defined border between India and Bangladesh will finally get to choose their citizenship, as the two countries swapped more than 150 pockets of land to settle the demarcation line dividing them. Television images showed people bursting firecrackers and raising an Indian flag in the Masaldanga enclave, which became part of India.

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  8. Kim Jong Un watches North Korean Air Force drillRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    North Korea's state-run television, KRT, broadcast video of leader Kim Jong Un watching a competition involving the country's air force on Saturday. KRT did not specify the date of the contest but said Kim arrived at Kalma airport in the port city of Wonsan to watch the event.

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  9. New Taliban leader purportedly calls peace talks 'propaganda'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    In an audio message, a speaker purported to be the Taliban's new leader denies that the Sunni Islamist group is attempting to work toward a peace process with the Afghan government. "When we hear about different processes including the peace process, they are all the propaganda campaigns by the enemy," the audio message says, "They are spreading their propaganda by spending money, through media and some scholars to only weaken our jihad, but we will not pay attention to any of those including the peace process.

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  10. Here's a Salman in need of a 'Bhaijaan'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ALIGARH: As audiences in both Pakistan and India rave over Salman Khan starrer 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', the story of one little girl from Pakistan lost in India, here is the story of young Salman, born in Aligarh, stranded in Karachi. From her home in Jaiganj, Aligarh, 24-year-old Salman's mother Salma struggles with renewed vigour to get her son back.

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  11. Navy helicopters gave air cover during Abdul Kalam's funeral: Defence press releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam 's elder brother Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker pays his last respects to him in Rameswaram. Armed helicopters from Naval Air Station 'INS Parundu' at Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu maintained an 'air-cover umbrella' during the funeral of former President A P J Abdul Kalam.

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  12. Navy helicopters gave air cover during a P J Abdul Kalama s funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | India.com

    Chennai, Aug 1 : Armed helicopters from Naval Air Station 'INS Parundu' at Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu maintained an 'air-cover umbrella' during the funeral of former President A P J Abdul Kalam. "Armed helicopters from the Air station maintained an air-cover umbrella over the burial proceedings," a Defence press release said here today.

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  13. Like Yakub hanging, why no urgency was shown in the case of Rajiv's assassins: Digvijaya SinghRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday asked why the government didn't show the kind of urgency shown in Yakub Memon 's case when it came to those convicted in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Supreme Court last week dismissed the Centre's curative petition against the commutation of death penalty awarded to three convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, granting them a fresh lease of life.

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  14. Earthquake in Nepal: 4.3 magnitude mild tremor shakes NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | India.com

    Kathmandu, Aug 1 : A mild tremor measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale was felt in Nepal this morning. The aftershock was recorded at 07:22 am with epicentre at Syaulebazaar of Sindhupalchok district, 80 km east of Kathmandu, according to the National Seismological Centre.

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  15. BGB-BSF conference begins MondayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A director general level conference between Border Guard Bangladesh and Indian Border Security Force to begin on Monday in New Delhi. With Bangladesh putting emphasis on zero border killings, BGB Director General Maj Gen Aziz Ahmed will led a 22-member delegation while BSF DG Shri DK Pathak will lead a 24 member delegation.

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  16. In pics: Chinese soldiers' parade in historyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The file photo taken in 1952 shows soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army cavalry unit attending a parade to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing, captial of China. China will hold a parade on Sept.

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  17. Chinese literature prize guards against corrupt judgingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The organizers of one of China's top literary awards have set up a team to supervise the judging process and make sure it is fair and free of corruption. Qian Xiaoqian, vice chairman of the China Writers Association , said at the first meeting of the Mao Dun Literature Prize jury that the team will monitor the entire 18-day process of judging and selection, according to a report published on the CWA website on Friday.

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  18. China Exclusive: Business boon as Internet embraces manufacturingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    When Mou Bin stepped into the offices of a venture capital company in 2014, he held a short list of business proposals on what was viewed by many as a "sunset" industry -- plastic. But "Internet," a key word in his proposal, got the attention of the investors and he walked out with an investment of 10 million yuan for his startup business.

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  19. Max hospital employee rapes Afghan national, arrestedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    An Afghan woman, who was in India for her mother's medical treatment, was raped at Max Super Specialty hospital in South Delhi on July 24, an incident the hospital has confirmed. A 19-year-old employee of the hospital, Amar Singh, was reportedly involved in the case.

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  20. As an American teen, Minnesota man witnessed World War II in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TwinCities

    On Aug. 6 and 9, 1945, the first and only atomic bombs used in war destroyed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Shortly afterward, Japan's Emperor Hirohito announced his country's surrender, bringing an end to World War II, the bloodiest conflict in human history.

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