Daily Archives: March 10, 2014

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Crimean Tatars fear return of Russian rule

Crimean Tatars shout slogans and hold banner which reads: “No War” during the pro-Ukraine rally in Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, Monday, March 10, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the…

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Russia warns Ukraine over 'lawlessness' in east

KIEV — Ukraine’s foreign minister said yesterday that his country was practically in a state of war with Russia, as Moscow further ratcheted up pressure on Kiev, claiming that Russian-leaning eastern regions have plunged into…

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Nepal steps up security to stop Tibetan protests

Nepalese policemen detain exiled Tibetans as they shout slogans during a protest outside the Chinese embassy visa office in Katmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 10, 2014. Police broke up a small Tibetan protest in Nepal’s capital…

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Typhoon-hit Philippine farmers to reap harvest: UN

Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said Monday. Super Typhoon Haiyan…

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Air testing at nuclear dump shows no contamination

Empty nuclear waste shipping containers sit in front of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Operations at the nation’s only underground nuclear waste repository were halted in February…

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12 slain in communist rebel attack in Philippines

Ten members of the security forces and two communist insurgents were killed in a string of guerrilla attacks targeting Philippine police and military on Monday, officials said. At least 50 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels…

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Chinese tourists top visitor arrivals Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND, Philippines (Xinhua) – Chinese tourists topped foreign tourist arrivals in the first two months of the year in Boracay, one of the most popular beach attractions in the Philippines, the provincial government of…

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FDI inflows hit $3.9 B in 2013

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in the Philippines went up by 20 percent on year to $3.9 billion in 2013, the local central bank said today. “The 20 percent increase in…

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Coco oil exports down 18.38 pct in Feb.

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – Shipments of Philippine coconut oil declined by 18.38 percent on year to 70,900 metric tons (MT) in February, local industry association United Coconut Association of the Philippines (UCAP) said today. The…

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