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LAST_UPDATEFri, 28 Nov 2014 1am

Powerful Earthquake Sparks Panic In Indonesia

MANADO: A powerful undersea earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia on Wednesday evening, causing fresh panic in an area that has been hit by a series of strong tremors in recent days.

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In Pakistan, New TV Show Lifts Veil On Sex Taboos

In this picture taken November 13, 2014, Anoushey Ashraf (L), hosts a morning show on Health TV in Karachi. AFP PHOTO/Asif HASSANKARACHI: Doctor Nadim Uddin Siddiqui fixes his gaze on a camera in the shiny new studios of Health TV in Karachi, Pakistan's economic hub, and prepares to take the day's first question.

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U.N. Peacekeepers From Ukraine Detained In Congo Over Uniforms

Pic:Yahoo News KINSHASA- Authorities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo detained six U.N. peacekeepers from Ukraine in the eastern city of Goma on Wednesday because they had Congolese military uniforms in their luggage, a spokesman for the U.N. mission (MONUSCO) said.

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Stigma And Isolation Haunt South Korean Families Of Convicted Ferry Crew

Pic: Reuters SOUTH KOREA - Im Young-ae and her husband, a crew member who survived the Sewol ferry disaster, had dreamed of a peaceful retirement by the sea until their lives were upended by the April tragedy.

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IS Shocker For Umno Members During Winding-Up Speech

 Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Hamidi is planning to show the beheadings by the Islamic State militantsKUALA LUMPUR: Umno delegates are in for a shock this Saturday.

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Occupy Central: In Mong Kok Clearance, More Clashes Erupt Between Police And Protesters

A worker (right) representing bailiffs to clear a barricade under a court injunction at the main Nathan Road is pushed back while arguing with a pro-democracy protester at Mongkok district in Hong Kong November 26, 2014./Pic:ReutersHONG KONG: Street skirmishes broke out at a pro-democracy protest site in Hong Kong as police officers cleared make-shift barricades at a key road in Mong Kok.

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MH370: Search Area Widen With Australia's New Drift Modelling

Pic:AFPKUALA LUMPUR: A new drift modelling is in progress as to widen the search area which wreckage from the missing MH370 may possibly come ashore, according to Australia’s search coordinator, Peter Foley.

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Move Over Barbie, 'Frozen' Characters Are More Popular This Holiday Season

Pic: APA new poll from the National Retail Federation has found that for the first time in 11 years, Barbie isn't the top toy for girls. An NRF survery found that 1 in 5 parents plan to buy merchandise tied to Disney's animated feature Frozen for their girls this holiday season, beating the 16.8 percent of parents who said they'd buy Barbie products for their daughters.

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New Research: Women Do More Chores Than Men

WOMEN do six years of housework during their life, spending far more time on chores than men. Five years of their lives are spent cooking, four years shopping, and seven years looking after children. Men spend twice as much time socialising, playing video games and exercising.

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Obama On Ferguson: 'I Don't Have Any Sympathy' For Protesters Burning Buildings

With Ferguson, Missouri, bracing for a second night of violence and vandalism in the wake of the grand jury decision, President Obama warned protesters that “nothing of significance, nothing of benefit results from destructive acts.”

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