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Finnish PM calls for ‘strict discipline’ after downgrade

Prime minister says calls for ‘strict discipline’ in Finnish society Asia homepage

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Hong Kong government calls off protest talks, defends leader’s $6.4M payment – CNN

CNN Hong Kong government calls off protest talks, defends leader's $ 6.4M paymentCNNHong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kong's government has called off talks with pro-democracy protesters, as political rivals repeated calls for leader C.Y. Leung to resign — this time … Continue reading

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China military calls for stronger cybersecurity, domestic software -state media

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's armed forces will ramp up their cybersecurity and speed domestic development of software, state media said on Wednesday, as the world's largest military seeks to shore up potential technological weaknesses. The statement underscores China's increasingly vocal … Continue reading

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US Calls Kobani Airstrikes ‘Useful’ as Kurds Seek More Support – Voice of America

Telegraph.co.uk US Calls Kobani Airstrikes 'Useful' as Kurds Seek More SupportVoice of AmericaThe United States is calling an air campaign near the embattled Syrian border city of Kobani "useful" against the Islamic State onslaught, while pro-Kurdish protesters pleaded with governments … Continue reading

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Turkey’s President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Turkey's President Calls for Ground Troops to Fight Islamic StateWall Street JournalTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday the besieged Syrian city of Kobani was in imminent danger of falling to Islamic State and called on the … Continue reading

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Italy’s GTECH calls extraordinary meeting to approve IGT buyout

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian gaming group GTECH said on Saturday it will hold an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on Nov. 4 to approve steps needed for the completion of its $ 4.7 billion buyout of U.S. slot machine maker International Game … Continue reading

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US faces flight ban calls over Ebola

Family of Dallas patient placed under armed guard Asia homepage

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Hong Kong’s Leader Calls for Protests to End ‘Immediately’ – New York Times

New York Times Hong Kong's Leader Calls for Protests to End 'Immediately'New York TimesLeung Chun-ying, Hong Kong's chief executive, at a news conference in January. Credit Philippe Lopez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the … Continue reading

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Obama calls on Muslim world to confront ‘violent extremism’ – Financial Times

NDTV Obama calls on Muslim world to confront 'violent extremism'Financial TimesPresident Barack Obama called on Wednesday for the Muslim world to embark on a “generational task” of confronting the “cancer of violent extremism” as the US and its allies conducted … Continue reading

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German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Workers at German warehouses of online retailer Amazon.com took strike action again on Monday as labor union Verdi pressed its demands in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement it had called … Continue reading

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