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Extreme hikers go the distance 
  Mon, 08 Dec 2014 06:20:36 EST 
    They had been in Nepal for a week trying to reach Thorong La Pass, 17,769 feet above sea level, when they were caught in a snowstorm, unable to make it to the nearest village.


#MyDressMyChoice: Kenyans rally 
  Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:09:26 EST 
    Kenyans took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to send a message to men: Stop attacking women because of the way they dress.


The woman with 50 mustaches 
  Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:40:24 EST 
    It's Movember, that time of year when men everywhere grow ridiculous looking mustaches to raise awareness about men's health.


Perspective-defying photos 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:14:43 EDT 
    It all started when she kissed the Great Sphinx of Giza.


I'm a feminist, and I converted to Islam 
  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:24:35 EDT 
    I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.


China dictates when you can sing anthem 
  Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:16:24 EST 
    Don't whisper, applaud or talk on the phone when the anthem is playing. China sets new rules.


Burqa ban in Chinese city 
  Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:18:08 EST 
    Legislators in the capital of China's restive far-western Xinjiang province passed a law Wednesday to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported Thursday, highlighting the government's continued campaign against religious extremism.


What LA can teach Beijing 
  Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:16:11 EST 
    For years China has been the envy of the world, hailed as the great 'economic miracle' thanks to its sustained double-digit growth.


Security csar Zhou arrested 
  Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20:37:21 EST 
    China's former top domestic security official, Zhou Yongkang, has been arrested as part of a corruption probe, the country's state-run Xinhua news agency reports.


The downfall of Zhou Yongkang 
  Sat, 06 Dec 2014 20:36:31 EST 
    At the height of his power, Zhou Yongkang controlled police forces, spy agencies, court systems and prosecution offices across China -- and the domestic security czar wasn't shy in deploying his vast assets to crush dissent and unrest in the name of "preserving social stability."


Protesters, police spar in Hong Kong 
  Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:58:41 EST 
    Police clashed with activists at the main Hong Kong pro-democracy protest site Monday morning after a violent nighttime standoff when protesters surrounded government headquarters in the city's Admiralty district.


China: 15 killed in Xinjiang 
  Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:57:35 EST 
    Chinese police killed 11 assailants who launched what state media described as a terrorist attack on Friday afternoon at a food market in Xinjiang, in the country's northwest.


Nightclubs for literature? 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:24:36 EST 
    It's midnight in the capital of Taiwan.
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