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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:02:39 GMT

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Thai Ruler Says He's Prepared To End Martial Law
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Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha attending the East Asia summit plenary session at Myanmar International Convention Center in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, in November. Gemunu Amarasinghe AP. Thai leader Prayuth Chan-ocha, the army general ...

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:59:07 GMT

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Scientists discover simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts calories
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Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is often mixed ...

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:59:07 GMT

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Uzbek leader set to win new term, problems pile up
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MOSCOW: Uzbekistan's authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is certain to extend his 26-year rule in a presidential election on Sunday, a result that is likely to prolong the problems facing the Central Asian country. The 77-year-old ex-communist chief, who ...

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:59:07 GMT

Asia gold-buying slows amid price rally
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SINGAPORE: Gold bullion purchases across Asia slowed this week as a long rally in prices discouraged buyers, with traders keeping a close watch on top consumer India ahead of a festival that usually sparks strong demand for the metal. Before dipping on ...