Archive | May, 2014

US soldier freed by Taliban captors


The only US soldier held by the Taliban in Afghanistan is freed in a deal that includes the release of five Afghan detainees at Guantanamo.

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India gang rape inquiry stepped up


The head of the Indian state where two girls were gang raped and hanged recommends a federal inquiry amid concern over the local police response.

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US says China ‘destabilising’ force


US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel accuses Beijing of “destabilising” the South China Sea, and urges Thailand’s coup leaders to restore democracy.

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Row brews over new EU president


Germany’s Angela Merkel backs Luxembourg ex-PM Jean-Claude Juncker as EU president, but the UK demands a “lengthy process to find consensus”.

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Thailand elections ‘not for a year’


The leader of Thailand’s military coup rules out elections for more than a year, to allow time for political reconciliation and reform.

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Sharp rise in EU migrant numbers


The numbers of refugees and migrants reaching Europe so far in 2014 has risen sharply, the BBC has learned, reaching as many as 60,000.

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India outrage over hanged girls


Villagers in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh where two girls were gang raped and hanged express fury at the response of police.

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Ukraine leader vows to crush rebels


Ukraine’s President-elect Petro Poroshenko vows to punish “bandits” after pro-Russian rebels shot down an army helicopter, killing 12 people.

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My First Meal Out

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My First Meal Out
    Dining Out  Malaysia

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Lunch with Grace, Agnes, Jacqueline, and Takako (taking the picture)

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Pakistan PM orders action on stoning


Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif describes the stoning to death of a woman by her family in front of a Lahore court as “totally unacceptable”.

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