Category: Asia

Asia and Australia Edition: Florida, Syria, Olympics: Your Wednesday Briefing

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: Photo Credit Zach Gibson/Getty Images North America • The mass shooting at a high school in Florida last week appears to be…

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Journalist or Terrorist? Kashmir Photographer Is Jailed, Pending Answer

The conflict ebbs and flows, but in the past few years, Mr. Bukhari said, the predominant feelings among many young Kashmiris have hardened from “anti-India to hate India.”Mr. Yousuf, who…

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Unified Korean Hockey Team Finishes Winless. So Why All the Cheering?

The stands, mostly filled with organized groups of students and local government workers, waved a sea of flags bearing the map of the unified Korean Peninsula, the one inherently political…

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Asia and Australia Edition: Russia, Iran, Winter Olympics: Your Tuesday Briefing

_____ Photo Credit David Maurice Smith for The New York Times • “Is Taiwan part of China?” The question is becoming something of a litmus test in Australia, where members…

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For Taiwanese, Tests of Loyalty to China Bring Trouble in Workplace

But along with Chinese money has come Chinese migration. Hundreds of thousands of mainland Chinese have immigrated to Australia in the past decade. Many of them have brought ideas for…

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Asia and Australia Edition: Iran, Russia, Olympics: Your Monday Briefing

And a Russian curler who won a bronze medal failed a preliminary doping test.Here’s the full Olympic medals table, results and schedule. You can sign up here for behind-the-scenes messages…

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Pakistan Serial Killer Sentenced to Death for Murder and Rape of Girl, 7

Photo A vigil last month in Islamabad, Pakistan, for Zainab Amin, a 7-year-old girl who was raped and murdered. Her killer was sentenced to death on Saturday. Credit Faisal Mahmood/Reuters…

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Fierce but Frail, Malaysia’s Mahathir, 92, Aims to Topple Protégé

Mr. Mahathir is campaigning as the leader of the opposition coalition, Pakatan Harapan, and if he does rise to power again in parliamentary elections this year, he will become the…

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Trilobites: Coffee Beans Are Good for Birds, Fancy Brew or Not

(After gathering the data for the study from 2013 to 2015, Dr. Karanth co-founded a coffee company, Wild Kaapi. Charlotte Chang, an ecologist at Princeton University and another author on…

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Asia and Australia edition: Florida Shooting, South Africa, Olympics: Your Friday Briefing

And the legacy of Mr. Zuma? Our Johannesburg bureau chief looks back at a nearly nine-year presidency marred by scandal, corruption and mismanagement._____ Photo Credit Mladen Antonov/Agence France-Presse — Getty…

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