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President Obama politely prods for individual freedoms, unblocked Internet in message to China

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more images more images more images more images more images more images In China, Obama pushes freedoms, open Internet SHANGHAI — President Barack Obama gave China a pointed, unexpected nudge to stop censoring the Internet access of its own people, offering an animated defense of the tool that helped him win the White House — and telling his tightly controlled hosts not

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Japan’s economy grows unexpectedly strongly

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TOKYO – Japan’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew unexpectedly strongly in the third quarter at an annualised rate of 4.8 percent, the government said Monday. The growth was the highest since 2007 and beat analysts’ expectations. GDP grew 1.2 percent compared to the previous quarter. The government said that the figures proved that the economic recovery

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Sensex surges 194 points, regains 17k

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MUMBAI – The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) benchmark index Sensex today crossed the 17,000 mark in early trade, tracking firm Asian markets. It gathered more than 194 points to trade over 17,000 points level, expanding previous session’s increase on continued buying by funds, driven by firming trends on the other Asian bourses. The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed

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Carter helps launch campaign to build homes for 50,000 families in Mekong region

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Carter, wife helping build homes in Thailand CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter helped the housing charity that he champions, Habitat for Humanity, launch a campaign Monday to build homes for 50,000 families in the Mekong River region over the next five years. Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, are among 3,000 volunteers from 25

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Planned Iranian news agency yields first story line: Will elite military force act as editors?

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Iran media plans stir talk of elite force at helm DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The portfolio of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard keeps on growing. Its troops watch over nuclear facilities, its rocket scientists enlarge Iran’s missile arsenal and its engineers have taken on a rail line as their latest big-ticket project. Could media mogul be next? Sometime early

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Kabuliwala beckons Indians at international trade fair

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NEW DELHI – With a wide variety of dry fruits, herbs, fruits, saffron and intricately woven colourful carpets, Afghan stalls are a major draw at the ongoing India International Trade Fair here that is on till Nov 27. Nearly 50 Afghan businessmen are participating at the fair, reminding people flocking to Hall 12 A in

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President Obama presses for individual freedoms during town hall in China

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more images more images Obama: Free expression is a universal right SHANGHAI — Pressing for freedoms on China’s own turf, President Barack Obama said Monday that individual expression is not an American ideal but a universal right that should be available to all. In his first presidential trip to Asia, Obama lauded cooperative relations with China but sought to

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EU postpones visit to see Pakistani seafood industry

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KARACHI – The postponement of a visit by a European Union (EU) team over the implementation of international standards for seafood export will be “harmful for economic development”, an official said in this Pakistani port city. Sharmila Farooqui, adviser to the Sindh chief minister, expressed concern over the postponement of the EU delegations visit — scheduled

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Sensex jumps above 17,000 mark

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MUMBAI – A key index of the Indian stock market made a significant upward jump shortly after the opening bell Monday. The 30-share sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange, the Sensex, opened in the green at 16,893.11 points. Within 15 minutes, at 10.04 a.m., it was above the psychologically-important 17,000 mark, reaching 17,016.31. That was

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Suicide truck bomber attacks police station in northwestern Pakistan, killing 3 people

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Bombing at police station in Pakistan kills 3 PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pickup truck laden with explosives attacked a police station in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing at least 3 people in an area that has become the focal point for militant retaliation against a recent army offensive. Suspected militants have killed more than 300 civilians and

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Marooned in November snow in Himachal’s Lahaul valley

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KEYLONG – It’s just November and the tribals in this Himachal Pradesh town in the Lahaul valley have been cut off from the rest of the world. Heavy snowfall high up the Himalayan slopes Nov 9 has closed the road connectivity to Keylong, the district headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti. The town, located at an altitude

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Copano Energy founder Eckel dead at age 58; Northcutt appointed president and CEO

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Copano Energy founder Eckel dies at 58 HOUSTON — John Eckel Jr., who turned a 23-mile pipeline into a midstream natural gas company with more than 6,000 miles of pipeline and seven processing plants, has died at the age of 58, Copano Energy LLC said Sunday. Eckel had been on medical leave since Nov. 4 and recently

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