Hong Kong pro-democracy activists heckle China official day after vote ruling

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists heckle China official day after vote ruling

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists heckled a senior Chinese official on Monday, shouting slogans and forcing him to temporarily abandon a speech explaining Beijing's decision to rule out a fully democratic election in 2017.

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China slams door shut on full Hong Kong democracy in 2017 vote

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China slams door shut on full Hong Kong democracy in 2017 vote

China's parliament said on Sunday it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017, a move likely to trigger mass protests in the city's Central business district by disappointed democracy activists.

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Nigeria launches national electronic ID cards

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Nigeria launches national electronic ID cards

Nigeria's president has formally launched a national electronic identity card, which all Nigerians will have to have by 2019 if they want to vote.

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Thailand to elect caretaker PM on August 21

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President of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) of Thailand Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on August 19 announced that NLA will elect a caretaker Prime Minister on August 21.

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NA Standing Committee discusses draft law on election

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The Law on Election of Deputies to the National Assembly and the People’s Council must continue to ensure citizens’ rights to vote and nominate are fully observed.

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Thailand sets date for new PM vote

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Thailand sets date for new PM vote

The Thai National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will vote for a new prime minister on August 21 or 22 after concluding discussions on budget for the 2015 fiscal year.

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Jagger leads British celebs urging Scots to stay in UK

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Jagger leads British celebs urging Scots to stay in UK

More than 200 British celebrities, including Mick Jagger, Stephen Hawking and Judi Dench, have signed a letter urging Scotland to stick with the United Kingdom in next month's independence referendum.

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Vietnam wage council suggests hiking min wages by $14.1-18.9 next year

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Vietnam wage council suggests hiking min wages by $14.1-18.9 next year

Vietnam’s National Wage Council has achieved a consensus that it will appeal to the government to raise the current minimum wages by VND300,000-400,000 ($14.1-18.9), depending on each region, in 2015.

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House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law

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The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law.

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US House of Representatives votes to sue Obama

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US House of Representatives votes to sue Obama

The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his powers, a move swiftly denounced by his Democratic allies as a cynical election-year stunt.

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Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidential election

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Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has won the Indonesian presidential election with 53.15 percent of the vote, the General Elections Commission (KPU) announced on July 22.

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Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidential election

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Jakarta governor Joko Widodo has won the Indonesian presidential election with 53.15 percent of the vote, the General Elections Commission (KPU) announced on July 22.

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U.N. calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

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U.N. calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the area, following intense pressure on a reluctant Russia to support the measure.

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UN to vote on MH17 disaster resolution

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UN to vote on MH17 disaster resolution

The United Nations Security Council is expected to consider Monday a resolution demanding that pro-Russian separatists provide "full and unrestricted access" to the crash site of a downed jet in Ukraine.

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Viet Nam is among top 20 beautiful countries worldwide

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Viet Nam is among top 20 beautiful countries worldwide

Online readers of the well-known travel website Rough Guides have named Viet Nam as one of the 20 most beautiful countries in the world.

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