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Gift Guide: TechCrunch writers recommend their favorite reads from 2019 4.12.2019 TechCrunch
2019 offered a blistering catalog of books to peruse, on top of the prodigious publishing schedules of the past few years (if you think we are at Peak TV, you might want to check out your local bookstore for a counterpoint). We already checked in with Extra Crunch readers and did a sort of reader’s […]
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Why the floods in East Africa are so bad 2.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Rain-triggered disasters have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa.
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Priya: India's female comic superhero returns to rescue 'stolen girls' 25.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The fictional female superhero and her pet tiger fight trafficking in the latest Priya Shakti comic.
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Chagos Islands dispute: UK misses deadline to return control 22.11.2019 BBC: World
A UN resolution in May gave the UK six months to hand back control to Mauritius.
Indian Nationals Say the Green Card Backlog Is Unfair. Silicon Valley’s Plan to Fix It Could Be Too. 20.11.2019 Mother Jones
For decades, attempts to reform the United States’ immigration system have died in Congress. But in July, Michelle Canero, a business immigration lawyer in Miami, noticed that the House of Representatives had quietly passed its biggest change to US immigration law in decades. Without a hearing, a bipartisan majority had sent a bill to the […]
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This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play 15.11.2019 techCrunch
A UK PR firm pitching to run an account for Ola has proposed running a campaign to politicize ride-hailing as a tactic to shift regulations in its favor. The approach suggests that, despite the appearance of ride-hailing platforms taking a more conciliatory position with regulators that are now wise to earlier startup tactics in this […]
Australia and others ask for Brexit trade compensation 15.11.2019 BBC: Business
A number World Trade Organization countries have asked for compensation over Brexit disruption.
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SEAsia leaders snub US meeting after Trump skips ASEAN summit 4.11.2019 Raw Story
Several Southeast Asian leaders snubbed a meeting with US officials on Monday after President Donald Trump decided not to attend a regional summit in Bangkok. Just three leaders from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) showed up to the session, along with a host of foreign ministers. Trump has been accused of turning […]
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Brexit Could Be The End Of The United Kingdom 4.11.2019 Outside the Beltway
Brexit seems like it's inevitable at this point, and that could set in motion a series of events that would mean the end of the United Kingdom.
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Decades neglecting an ancient disease has triggered a health emergency around the world 30.10.2019 Raw Story
New extensively drug-resistant variants of an ancient and deadly disease – typhoid fever – are spreading across international borders. Cases have been reported in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Iraq, Guatemala, UK, US, and Germany, as well as more recently in Australia and Canada. In recent years, drug resistant and travel-associated typhoid variants have also […]
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XQs XVIII – A Conversation with Mubbashir Rizvi 27.10.2019 Chapati Mystery
[The XQs (Ten Questions) series is a conversation with the authors of new and exciting works in South Asian Studies, whose aim is not to “review” but to contextualize, historicize, and promote new scholarship. We thank Madhuri Karak for conducting this interview. Previously: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, …
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Indian 'tiger poacher who ate sloth bear penises' arrested 24.10.2019 BBC: World
Indian police hail the arrest of a man wanted for tiger and bear poaching after a years-long chase.
BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2019 give us their vision of a female-led future.
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Opinion: Andrew Yang isn't the only Asian American running for president 16.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

An outdated view of who counts as Asian prevents Kamala Harris and Tulsi Gabbard from being seen as Asian American.

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IMF warns world growth slowest since financial crisis 15.10.2019 BBC: Business
The International Monetary Fund warns against "policy mistakes" such as tariffs and a no-deal Brexit.
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India’s Reliance Jio unveils video call assistant to help businesses automate customer support 14.10.2019 techCrunch
Before Google moves to bring its human-sounding robot calling service Duplex to help users automate their interactions with businesses to international markets, an Indian giant is deploying its own solution to get a jumpstart on the local market. Reliance Jio today unveiled AI-powered Video Call Assistant service that will allow businesses to automate their customer […]
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Modi tells Xi summit will launch ‘new era’ for India and China 12.10.2019 Raw Story
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday that his summit with Chinese leader Xi Xinping would launch a “new era” between the neighbours who are seeking to overcome troublesome differences. Modi and Xi strolled along a pristine Bay of Bengal beach and held one-on-one talks overlooking the ocean before their delegations sat down to official […]
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Trump's children take in millions overseas as president slams Biden's son 11.10.2019 LA Times: Nation

President Trump has called Democrat Joe Biden corrupt over his son's work in Ukraine while Biden was vice president. Three of Trump's own children have conducted a vast array of overseas businesses since he entered the White House.

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Oxfam alleges abuse in UK supermarket supply chains 10.10.2019 BBC: Business
A "relentless" drive for profits is fuelling poverty, abuse, and discrimination, the charity said.
How the trade war crushed a growing Chinese market for U.S. cranberries 6.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. spent millions to get China to embrace the unknown fruit — and it did. Now, tariffs have driven China to buy its cranberries from other countries, leaving U.S. farmers in the lurch.
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