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2 hrs ago | The Standard
Local authorities in China have rushed to seal up suspicious meat products in fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, after one of their suppliers was accused of selling stale meat.
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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.
10 hrs ago | The Olympian
In this March 5, 2014 file photo, French-built warship BPC Vladivostock, designed to strengthen Russia's ability to deploy troops, tanks and helicopter gunships, leaves the Saint Nazaire's harbor, western France, for its test run on the open sea off coast of France.
14 hrs ago | The Town Talk
The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit China's south in decades was raised to 46 on Tuesday, increasing the overall toll to 151 people dead in three countries just before a second storm approaches land.
16 hrs ago | RTE.ie
A Chinese city has been sealed off and 151 people placed in quarantine since last week after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said.
20 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
The Civil Aviation Administration of China said airports affected include the major cities of Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou and Qingdao, China Central Television said Tuesday on its website.
21 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul on Tuesday, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six, Afghan officials said.
21 hrs ago | DNA India
A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said.
An online video that edits North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's face into dance and fight scenes has sparked a request to take it down.
The ferry's billionaire owner Yoo Byung-eun had been the subject of an international manhunt after the ferry disaster.
Issuing a stern call for "immediate and full access" to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, President Obama on Monday said the behavior of the Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine begs the question, "what exactly are they trying to hide?" "They have repeatedly prevented international investigators from gaining full access to the ... (more)
China has sent a spy ship to international waters off of Hawaii during a giant U.S.-led naval exercise involving 22 countries, even as Beijing participates in the drills for the first time this year, the U.S. Navy said on Sunday.
President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest decoration for battlefield valor, to Ryan M. Pitts, a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war despite his own critical injuries.
Ukrainian army tanks were reported to be launching an assault to break pro-Russian rebels' hold on the eastern city of Donetsk on Monday in the first major outbreak of hostilities in the area since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down last week.
Omar Zwak, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says the attack took place on Monday morning in Lashkar Gah, the province's capital.
The report by a Shanghai television station that Shanghai Husi Food Co., Ltd. reprocessed and sold old meat adds to a string of food safety scares in China.
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed 18 people and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, the government and state media said Sunday, while in the Philippines the death toll from the storm's earlier destruction rose to 94. Typhoon Rammasun killed nine people and left five missing after hitting Hainan island on ... (more)
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:05 pm
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