Wednesday, June 26, 2013

26-Jun-2013 15:39

Saving China's finless porpoise :: Professor Kou Zhangbing conducts a health check. He tenderly calls the patient over with a tap of his hand, checks tongue and teeth for injuries, eyes for mood, and skin for scratches. As a treat, he hands out a salted fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-finless-porpoise/index.html?eref�ition

Astronaut gives space lesson :: In a further sign that China is edging ahead as the world's dominant space power, Wang Yaping -- the second Chinese woman in space -- gave a physics lesson to school children from zero gravity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/world/asia/china-space-lessons/index.html?eref�ition

Beijing's microbrewery boom :: Beijing duck, steamed dumplings or a glass of green tea: these are the culinary offerings most associated with China. But beer?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/20/business/china-microbrew/index.html?eref�ition

Week in pictures: 15-21 June 2013 :: Photos from around the world this week
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22989119#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Yoko Ono's Meltdown :: Annual event of music and the visual arts
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-22936846#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Photos: Life of Nelson Mandela ::
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/03/28/africa/gallery/nelson-mandela/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 24 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 24 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23030923#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Berlin Fotofestival :: Annual photo festival in Berlin
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23031580#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The shutterbug awards :: Northern Ireland Press Photographers Association awards.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23033270#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Police 'detain journalist Du Bin' :: A Chinese journalist, whose work exposed alleged human rights abuses of the government, has been detained by secret police in Beijing, said a close friend and human rights groups.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/14/world/asia/china-du-bin-detention/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Indonesia fires :: Forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23016462#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: 'Supermoon' lights up night sky :: A bigger and brighter moon
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23018584#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

China's new superhero :: A look at how comic book legend Stan Lee has drawn inspiration from China and India for his superhero characters.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/showbiz/2013/06/12/pkg-curry-superheroes-china-india.cnn.html?eref�ition

NSA leaker: U.S. hacks China :: CNN 'The Lead's' Jake Tapper discusses new allegations from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/06/12/nr-edward-snowden-u-s-hacks-china-jake-tapper.cnn.html?eref�ition

How segregation got busted :: Gary May says the Voting Rights Act made Southern white politicians seek the support of a growing black electorate. If the Supreme Court weakens its protections, that progress could stall
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/opinion/may-voting-rights/index.html?eref�ition

How JFK's Berlin speech gave a city hope :: President Kennedy's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech was a message of solidarity to West Berlin. Some 50 years on, previously unseen photographs recreate the drama.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23029697#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

The unbearable sadness of the valleys :: Many parts of the UK have suffered from the decline of heavy industry, but the Welsh valleys are a grim emblem of the despair that lack of work can create, writes Mark Easton for The Editors, a programme which sets out to ask challenging questions.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23028078#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Stunning pictures: New UNESCO sites :: North Korea fortress, Japan's Mount Fuji among sites recognized for "outstanding universal value."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/travel/whs-2013/index.html?eref�ition

A nation with no airline security :: Not too long ago, boarding an airliner with a firearm was as easy as putting a pistol in your pocket and taking your seat. A new book takes us back to the age of "skyjacking."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/travel/hijacking-book-qa/index.html?eref�ition

Australia seeks Triton superdrones for Indian Ocean overwatch :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/srHNR_Mg3Ts/story01.htm

PM in rare visit to Kashmir after attack on soldiers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/Ga74QcAOcDA/story01.htm

Maria Sharapova's taste for business :: Richard Quest interviews Maria Sharapova about her entrepreneurial spirit and her new line of candy, Sugarpova.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/business/2013/06/24/qmb-sugarpova-maria-sharapova-intv.cnn.html?eref�ition

Russia rejects any role in Snowden affair - foreign minister :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/apc5mZjbux0/story01.htm

Is it a plane? Is it a drone? :: Is it a plane? Is it a drone? As the aviation industry tightens its belt there's a good chance you're looking at both.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/24/business/the-real-transformers-drone-doubles/index.html?eref�ition

Afghan Taliban attack in Kabul throws peace talks into further doubt :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/qC09ma-QjuU/story01.htm

Day in pictures: 25 June 2013 :: Twenty-four hours of news photos: 25 June
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-23044843#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Moving on from Google Reader :: Next Monday, Google is officially shutting down its popular RSS feed reader, Google Reader.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/tech/web/google-reader-news/index.html?eref�ition

Google not obliged to delete data :: An EU lawyer says Google does not have to remove sensitive information in a case likely to influence wider debate about data control.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23044809#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Teachers in England are some of the best paid in the world : They earn more but ... - Daily Mail :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH7hummPBmWIqyBpNwhi0Zc12roTQ&url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2348127/Teachers-England-best-paid-world-They-earn-spend-time-classroom.html

Snowden: I took job to gather evidence :: Edward Snowden took a job with a firm that provides contractors to the National Security Agency solely to gather evidence about U.S. surveillance programs, the self-avowed leaker told the South China Morning Post Newspaper.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/25/politics/nsa-leak-snowden-job/index.html?eref�ition

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