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As always, Nobel Peace Prize makes a political statement – Times of India

Times of India As always, Nobel Peace Prize makes a political statementTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: The Nobel Peace Prize, awarded every year by a group of Norwegian lawmakers, has, more often than not, raised eyebrows and created controversies for the … Continue reading

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China’s biggest political challenge since Tiananmen in 1989 – Financial Times

ABC News China's biggest political challenge since Tiananmen in 1989Financial TimesThe demonstrations on the streets of Hong Kong present China with its biggest political challenge since the pro-democracy movement was crushed in and around Tiananmen Square in 1989. The parallels … Continue reading

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China’s biggest political challenge since Tiananmen in 1989 – Financial Times

The Guardian China's biggest political challenge since Tiananmen in 1989Financial TimesThe demonstrations on the streets of Hong Kong present China with its biggest political challenge since the pro-democracy movement was crushed in and around Tiananmen Square in 1989. The parallels … Continue reading

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ECB’s asset plan takes political hit

Governing council to reveal on Thursday which securities it will buy Asia homepage

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Are Arab States Obama’s Political Cover? – Sky News

NBCNews.com Are Arab States Obama's Political Cover?Sky NewsThe President wants to avoid the action against Islamic State being portrayed as a "crusade" into Muslim lands, writes Tom Rayner. 2:15am UK, Wednesday 24 September 2014. Jordanian political analyst Doctor Labib Kamhawi. … Continue reading

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Political postcards from the edge: Two US senators, one remote island

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – There may be hope after all for Democrats and Republicans to work closely together, although they may have to travel thousands of miles from the U.S. capital – and to a remote island – to do so. … Continue reading

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Singapore bans documentary on political exiles

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore has banned a documentary on political exiles who have lived abroad for decades, saying the film undermines national security, highlighting the wealthy city-state’s uneasiness over public debate on politics. Reuters: Entertainment News

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HK political battle comes to a head

A dozen delegates from the territory will sit in on discussions by Beijing’s National People’s Congress on how the former British colony will elect its top politician Asia homepage

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Maliki steps aside, easing Iraq’s political crisis – Washington Post

The Hindu Maliki steps aside, easing Iraq's political crisisWashington PostBAGHDAD — Embattled Iraqi leader Nouri al-Maliki stepped aside Thursday, clearing the way for a new prime minister and an expansion of U.S. military assistance at a moment when a raging … Continue reading

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China TV series on Deng stirs questions on political openness

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s state television is airing a serial on late leader Deng Xiaoping, a rare portrayal of a top politician that state media have trumpeted as a sign the Communist Party is easing its grip on officials’ sensitive … Continue reading

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