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Turkish authorities attempt to block YouTube

Authorities of Turkey made an attempt to block access to the video streaming site YouTube on March 27, 2014, after they attempted a similar action against micro-blogging site Twitter. The latest move will provoke additional outrage in the country...
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North Korea’s missile launch criticized by US and South Korea

North Korea has launched two missiles of medium range into the sea off the country’s east coast. The move was immediately criticized by Seoul and Washington and was labeled as a provocation. The government of South Korea informed that...
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South Korean telecom ministry to investigate KT hacking case

Telecom ministry of South Korea will be launching an investigation related to the latest hacking incident at KT Corp, it has been announced on Friday, March 7, 2014. The hacking incident resulted in the leakage of personal data of millions of...
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BNP criticizes increased electricity prices in Bangladesh

The government of Dhaka recently increased electricity prices. The move has been criticized by the BNP leader Nazrul Islam Khan on March 5, 2014, who said that the administration must provide cheaper rates of power to people. Khan said, “Everything...
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Barack Obama, Dalai Lama meeting to be held at White House

The president of the United States Barack Obama is all set to meet Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on February 21, 2014. However, it has been reported that China has asked the US to cancel the upcoming meeting and stated that it will seriously...
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Indian Parliament passes bill for separate Telangana state

The Parliament of India confirmed the formation of the 29th state in India, Telangana – which was once part of the state of Andhra Pradesh – on February 20, 2014. The people of Telangana rejoiced and expressed their happiness over...
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Arvind Kejriwal resigns as Delhi Chief Minister over Jan Lokpal Bill

The Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal resigned from his post as the Delhi Chief Minister on February 14, 2014. The politician decided to quit his reign as the CM after 49 days and blamed Congress, BJP and Mukesh Ambani regarding the issue...
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Chief officials from China, Taiwan formally meet on February 11, 2014

The chief officials from Chinese mainland and Taiwan formally met on February 11, 2014, the first time since 1949. A formal meeting was held between Zhang Zhijun, the head of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office and Wang Yu-Chi, the mainland...
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South Korea, Japan clash over Barack Obama’s visit

The two Asian countries – Japan and South Korea – are looking to welcome the US president Barack Obama in April 2014. While Japan has been having problems coordinating with the US for Obama’s visit, South Korea has also made...
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Valerie Trierweiler visits pediatric ward in Mumbai

The former French first lady Valerie Trierweiler made her first public appearance after she parted ways with the French president. Trierweiler was seen spending time with the less fortunate children on January 27, 2014 in a pediatric ward in...