Asia Newswire (Page 8)

Asia Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Asia. (Page 8)

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  1. Armenia: Song and Dance, not a RevolutionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

    Many eyes, especially in Moscow , are on Yerevan for hints that the resistance to higher electricity prices will turn into another post-Soviet revolution with geopolitical implications. But the wait for Molotov cocktails to start flying is proving meaningless.


  2. Things To Do In London: Thursday 2 July 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Londonist

    Sign up to our free Londonist Daily email to get today's articles sent straight to your inbox at 5pm. Temperatures are meant to drop slightly today, but keep yourself cool over the coming days with a trip to one of London's many outdoor pools and lidos .


  3. Asiana Faces New Suit Related to 2013 CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    Asiana Airlines is facing a new class-action lawsuit from passengers on the plane that crashed at San Francisco International Airport nearly two years ago. Three teenagers from China died in the July 2013 crash of flight 214 while more than 180 of the 300 passengers were injured.


  4. Space will be the battlefield of World War III?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CNN

    Many experts believe a future war between major powers could play out in space, as nations are producing spacecraft that have potential military applications. The U.S. Air Force launched its third mission of its Orbital Test Vehicle, the X-37B, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in December 2012.


  5. Fairfield artista s work to be featured at Bank of the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    A local veteran who carried images and memories of the Korean War for more than 60 years will be featured in the Back Gallery at the Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St., for the month of July. Norm Robins of Fairfield Harbour had his photos and drawings of Korea, including North Korean POWs from the early 1950s, accepted by the Library of Congress.


  6. Clinton struggled to fit in with Obama's White House, emails showRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Hillary Clinton struggled to fit into the government of President Barack Obama after being appointed Secretary of State in 2009, according to emails released by the State Department on Tuesday. They showed Clinton turning up for meetings that had been canceled and worrying about how much time she had with her new boss, revealing growing pains in the relationship between her and former election rival Obama in the early months of her time as America's top diplomat.


  7. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed Receives World Food PrizeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, BRAC's founder and chairperson, was announced as the winner of the 41st annual World Food Prize today. Sir Fazle has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to enhancing the world's production and distribution of food to those most in need.


  8. Winn-Dixie to donate all profits on 4th of July to Wounded Warrior ProjectRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Winn-Dixie announced Wednesday that on Saturday, July 4, all profits generated at its grocery stores will be donated in support of Wounded Warrior Project's Independence Program. The Independence Program is designed to help warriors who need to rely on their families and friends for support due to injuries they have suffered, such as brain injury, spinal-cord injury, or other neurological conditions.


  9. Richa Chadha's 'Masaan' opens sixth Jagran Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | DNA India

    Director Neeraj Ghaywan's Varanasi-set drama "Masaan", which won two Fipresci Award at Cannes this year, opened the sixth edition of Jagran Film Festival here on Wednesday. Director Neeraj Ghaywan's Varanasi-set drama "Masaan", which won two Fipresci Award at Cannes this year, opened the sixth edition of Jagran Film Festival here on Wednesday.


  10. Central Russian Officials Banning Yoga In City To 'Prevent The...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  11. How veterans cope with with holiday fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KION 46

    Independence Day is often celebrated with delicious food, family get-togethers and Fourth of July fireworks that light up the night. What some may not realize is that fireworks can be a source of stress for some veterans -- and there's a movement to make sure revelers realize it.


  12. Sberbank to File Bankruptcy Claims Against Mechel Subsidiaries - Bank OfficialRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    The miner said it hoped to solve its dispute with Sberbank out of court, as it did with VTB bank and Gazprombank in June. Russian state lender Sberbank intends to begin bankruptcy proceedings against three subsidiaries of indebted miner Mechel, a bank official said on Wednesday.


  13. No need for this cold warRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Le Monde diplomatique

    The breakup of the Soviet Union, agreed in 1991 by Boris Yeltsin, then the new Russian president, and his Ukrainian and Belarusian counterparts, happened peacefully because the USSR's president Mikhail Gorbachev chose not to stand in its way. But it was pregnant with potential future conflicts: in this multinational space, 25 million Russians were left outside the borders of Russia , itself very ethnically diverse.


  14. Nat Brown 5 minutes ago Last week, just as the EU was voting to...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Review Online

    But will Russian president Vladimir Putin take these actions as a serious warning to stop his saber-rattling-or a The big announcement from the U.S.: We would be contributing both materiel and special-operations soldiers toward the strengthening of a NATO rapid-response team, intended to defend NATO member countries in the event of a invasion by a foreign power -almost certainly Russia. As NR's Tom Rogan noted , parts of the rapid reaction force can't deploy very rapidly at all , but it is a real commitment: In addition to the special-ops forces, the U.S. contribution includes 250 tanks and additional armored vehicles and heavy equipment.


  15. New York Islanders Sign KHLer Kirill Petrov, 2008 Draft PickRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Lighthouse Hockey

    Seven years after the New York Islanders drafted Russian winger Kirill Petrov in the third round of the 2008 NHL draft, he has signed an entry level contract with the club. As a "defected" player under the CBA , Petrov was still Islanders property.


  16. Pakistani artists look to counter violent extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The China Post

    At a militant training camp in Pakistan, a new recruit asks his instructor why his comrades are attacking churches and mosques rather than enemy bases. "This world is full of sin.


  17. China passes law aiming at 'secure and controllable internet'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    An officer stands outside the Great Hall of the People, the venue of National People's Congress, China's parliament, in Beijing China has passed a new law aimed at promotion of state security and sovereignty on Wednesday. One of the key provisions of the law is expanding state control over the internet.


  18. Winn-Dixie to donate all July 4 profits to Wounded Warrior ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    All profits generated by Winn-Dixie stores on Saturday, July 4, will be donated in support of the Wounded Warrior Project's Independence Program. The announcement was made in a press release from Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.of Jacksonville FL on Wednesday.


  19. Over 8,600 Koreans living wi...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Thirty years have passed since South Korea reported its first case of human immunodeficiency virus infection, which causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome, on June 29, 1985. The number of new cases is on the rise, with more than 1,000 new HIV patients being reported each year.


  20. Gevorg Kostanyan: We are to determine whether physical force used by police was legitimate or notRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    Armenia's Prosecutor General Gevorg Kostanyan today spoke about Russia's decision to allow Armenian law-enforcement authorities to prosecute Russian soldier Valery Permyakov who has confessed to murdering the seven-member Avetisyan family in Gyumri in January. Mr Kostanyan says he kept up correspondence and had meetings with his Russian counterpart before Russia's decision to hand over Permyakov to Armenian jurisdiction.