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Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft said on Sunday it had found its first oil field in the Laptev Sea in the eastern Arctic, making a breakthrough in the search for hydrocarbons in the harsh and far-flung region despite Western…
09.19 / 23:22
worldoil.com
In his recent second state of the nation address, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called on the US government to return the Bells of Balangiga. They were taken as spoils of war by US colonial troops, after they massacred an entire Samar town in 1901. The Philippine government has made efforts in the last few decades…
09.19 / 21:10
balitangamerica.tv
It takes a long time to get to the Philippines from almost anywhere in the world, so most travelers head directly for the islands in the south of the country. While those islands are undeniably gorgeous, the biggest highlight of my recent month-long Philippine adventure actually came from visiting the mountain towns in northern Luzon. For those interested in [...] The post Hanging Coffins & Tattoos: Highlights of Northern Luzon, Philippines  appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Wome…
09.19 / 20:04
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By DAVID E. SANGER https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/world/asia/north-korea-missile-test-us-options.html   Korean People’s Army soldiers attended a celebration this week in Pyongyang, North Korea, for scientists involved in carrying out its largest nuclear blast to date. CreditKim Won-Jin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images South Korea’s prime minister is saying publicly what American officials will not: In the next few days, intelligence reports predict, North [……
09.19 / 19:50
koreatimesus.com
The United States has been urging countries to cut diplomatic ties with…
09.19 / 18:20
washingtonpost.com
INDIA: The Karnataka state electricity regulator has reduced the feed-in-tariff for wind from INR 4.50/kWh ($0.07kWh) to INR 3.73/kWh ($0.058/kWh) putting roughly 600MW of projects in…
09.19 / 16:53
windpowermonthly.com
Two major cinema actors are set to take the political stage in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu. What drives Indian actors into politics and why do they succeed? Murali Krishnan…
09.19 / 14:50
dw.com
Rights activists have expressed their disappointment over Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's speech on the Rohingya crisis. DW examines why the democracy icon struggles with discussing rights abuses in…
09.19 / 12:57
dw.com
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally broke her silence on the Rohingya refugee crisis enveloping her country Tuesday, but her speech in her nation's capital of Nyapyidaw has raised more questions than…
09.19 / 12:44
cnn.com
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi gave a much-anticipated address Tuesday on the ongoing crisis following the exodus of than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims from the…
09.19 / 12:44
cnn.com
The men who came to kill Arafa Khatun were also her neighbors. "The Rakhines and the Hindus, they joined with the military. I watched them coming over the hill, like a team. As they came towards us to attack, I saw faces that I recognized. I knew them, yet they were killing…
09.19 / 12:44
cnn.com
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrives in China Tuesday amid tensions with Beijing and unease in southeast Asia over China's increasingly muscular foreign…
09.19 / 12:44
cnn.com
Tributes are being paid to Marshal Arjan Singh, India's last five-star officer and the only member of the Indian Air Force (IAF) to be awarded the…
09.19 / 12:44
cnn.com
A priest held hostage by jihadis in Marawi has been freed by Philippine troops. His rescue comes as the Philippine military makes fresh advances against Islamist militants. Ana P. Santos reports from…
09.19 / 11:58
dw.com
Malaysia has vowed to fight energy and resource waste—partly with the help of a new eco label. The country's path to a green future might be long but it's full of promise, say a…
09.19 / 09:06
dw.com
With the UN General Assembly set to focus considerably on North Korea and its recent nuclear tests, Russia and China have called for a "peaceful resolution" with the pariah state. They suggested a "dual track"…
09.19 / 08:09
dw.com
World leaders have said this speech is Aung San Suu Kyi's last chance to avoid international action against Myanmar. A crackdown on the country's Muslim minority has led to a mass exodus into…
09.19 / 08:09
dw.com
The United States is pushing for diplomacy with North Korea, but has said it has "many" military options against Pyongyang. While pledging to work with China, it has hinted at tactics that would not put Seoul at…
09.19 / 08:09
dw.com
Burma’s de facto leader cast the conflict as just one of many problems ailing the c…
09.19 / 07:03
washingtonpost.com
The ongoing stoppage is against the government’s austerity measures being imposed at the behest of the International Monetary F…
09.19 / 06:39
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