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The Cold War and the cold shoulder

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
From the current Russian regime's perspective, declarations that EU and NATO expansion is about spreading values, accountable institutions and good governance — not military or ...
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Putin can’t be the leader of anti-U.S. resistance

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
The world may need powers that can challenge the U.S. But Vladimir Putin's Russia doesn't fit the bill because it is not an example anyone ...
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Why Israel isn’t losing sleep over Islamic State

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
Israel remains the least concerned and least directly threatened country in a region increasingly rocked by Islamic State's advance. And that's exactly how it's behaving.
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WTO check on ‘consensus’ poses risk to poorer nations

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
The U.S. and EU are said to be urging the World Trade Organization to move away from consensus-based decision making. That might boost efficiency, but ...
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Catholic bishops hail the fringe

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
If you'd told a Jesuit priest reporter a few years ago that a synod of Catholic bishops on the family would make the front page ...
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Above all, Hong Kong wants good governance

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
Rather than demands for democracy, the recent massive public demonstrations by students and young members of Hong Kong's middle class are actually about poor governance ...
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Egypt rebuilding, backstage

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
Egypt is marching, slowly but surely, away from the omnipresent and omnipotent state that has dominated Egyptian economic life for many decades.
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Ending maternity harassment

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
A Supreme Court ruling last week underscores the fact that nearly three decades since the enactment of Japan's law on equal employment opportunities regardless of ...
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The rule of law in China

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
The Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party pledged last week to "comprehensively advance the rule of law." But can the rule of law really ...
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Understanding the complex web of life

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
“Biodiversity provides the foundation on which all life depends, including human societies,” writes Nik Sekhran in the opening pages of “Biodiversity for Sustainable Development,” a ...
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Is it time to bid bye-bye to ‘haro’?

japantimes - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:26
When was the last time someone Japanese used your presence as an excuse to say "haro" whilst furtively glancing sideways at their companions to confirm ...
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REFILING: FOCUS: Japan-China relations at crossroads ahead of APEC summit

kyodonews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:05
By Takuya Karube, BEIJING - Japan and China stand at a crossroads of what to do with their deeply frayed relations as a regional...
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Newt flesh fungus 'brought by pets'

bbc - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
A skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia.
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New front line in immigration crisis

cnn - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:58
"No queremos ir pa' Cuba!"
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Super Time deposit rates

kyodonews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:55
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Women sold, enslaved by ISIS

cnn - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:52
Jana was 19 and in her final year of high school. She dreamed of becoming a doctor. Then, ISIS came to her village last August and her world collapsed.
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What happened to them?

cnn - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:51
Rafael Romo investigates "The Children of Silence," babies taken from their parents during the Chilean dictatorship.
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Kyodo Top12 News (10:45)

kyodonews - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:46
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