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The Associated Press | 11 Feb 2016

The Latest: Erdogan threatened to send migrants to Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed the leaked minutes of a conversation...

Voa News | 06 Feb 2016

South Korea Says North Korea Moving Closer to Rocket Launch

Han Sang Mi SEOUL, SOUTH KOREANorth Korea appears to be moving quickly on its preparations for a long-range rocket launch, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Friday. The communist country...

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Wine Down with the Julie Burgess (Devonport City Council)

(Source: Devonport City Council) Published on 12 February 2016 The Bass Strait Maritime Centre and Julie Burgess crew are offering Devonport residents and workers an opportunity to 'Wine Down' from the working week with a relaxing 'Wine Down'...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

RI, Thailand vow to boost trade after 3-year slow decline

A decline in bilateral trade, along with maritime and transnational crime, was among the issues addressed in Thursday’s meeting between the Indonesian and Thai foreign ministers, and the two have vowed to enhance economic relations to boost trade...

Jakarta Post 2016-02-12

Warm, foggy Friday and Saturday expected for Hong Kong, but it won’t last

Hong Kong weather continues to zig-zag as temperatures are expected to rise to 22 degrees Celsius on Friday, only to plummet again to a low of 11 degrees by Monday. The mean...

South China Morning Post 2016-02-12

Punjab-origin Harinder Sidhu is Australia's new envoy to India

Australia on Thursday appointed veteran career diplomat Harinder Sidhu as its next high commissioner to India. Sidhu's family hails from Punjab. "India is one of the most exciting places for a diplomat to be at the moment. India's economic prospects...

The Times of India 2016-02-12

NATO ships to combat migrant-smuggling networks in Aegean Sea

BRUSSELS -- NATO dispatched warships to the Aegean Sea on Thursday to target people-smuggling operations, marking the most direct intervention by the military alliance in Europe's efforts to control the huge wave of migrants seeking to reach the...

The Columbus Dispatch 2016-02-12

PM Arrives In Los Angeles For Week-Long Working Visit To US (Office of the Prime ...

(Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia) LOS ANGELES, Feb 11 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here Thursday for a week-long working visit to the United States, including attending the US-ASEAN Leaders Summit in...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

'Lack of interest' in running rail franchises, MPs warn

Taxpayers could end up out of pocket because not enough private firms want to bid to run rail franchises in England and Wales, MPs have warned. A lack of competition between companies bidding to operate routes could mean the government struggles to...

BBC News 2016-02-12

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