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Textbooks claiming Diaoyu islands approved by Japanese government

The government of Japan gave an approval for new elementary school textbooks on Friday, April 4, 2014, which state that the controversial Diaoyu Islands...

Turkish government continues blocking Twitter

The government of Turkey was under pressure on April 3, 2014 to implement a top order from the court to stop blocking social networking and...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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