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  • China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leader

    China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leader

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:30 AM EDT2014-08-31 08:30:31 GMT
    China's legislature has ruled out open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader.More >>
    China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's chief executive, a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub.More >>
  • Al-Qaida-linked group releases 5 Lebanese soldiers

    Al-Qaida-linked group releases 5 Lebanese soldiers

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:10 AM EDT2014-08-31 08:10:35 GMT
    Lebanon's official news agency says an al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five Lebanese soldiers captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid.More >>
    Lebanon's official news agency says an al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebel group has released five Lebanese soldiers captured earlier this month in a cross-border raid.More >>
  • Filipino troops pull 'greatest escape' from Syria

    Filipino troops pull 'greatest escape' from Syria

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:53 AM EDT2014-08-31 07:53:31 GMT
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44...More >>
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops...More >>
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