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Indonesian Police Cross-Dress to Fight Crime

In Muslim-majority Indonesia, criminals have long dressed up as a woman wearing a hijab to get away with crimes. This time, police turn the tables around.
Ikhwan Hastanto
3 hours ago
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Xinjiang’s Tourist Spots Are Flourishing Right Beside Its Internment Camps

Despite reports of China’s persecution of Uighurs in Xinjiang, authorities are touting it as the country's new tourist destination.
Meera Navlakha
4 hours ago
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Burmese Parents Are Holding Fake Funerals to Keep Their Children Safe

These families will do anything to prevent their children from being recruited by the country’s rebel groups.
Meera Navlakha
7 hours ago
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Thousands of Elderly Hong Kongers Join the Protests in a 'March for the Silver-Haired'

An estimated 9,000 senior citizens took to the streets to support the youth, saying "we are proud of them".
Gavin Butler
9 hours ago
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Instagram is Now Hiding the Number of ‘Likes’ from Certain Users

The trial aims to take the "pressure" out of using Instagram, and is being rolled out today in a number of countries including Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
Gavin Butler
11 hours ago
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A 'Kidnapped' Man Turned Out To Be A Thief Getting Arrested

The thief chose the worst possible target when he tried to snatch a gold chain from a government agent.
Lex Celera
a day ago
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The World's Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

Cities are improving their ability to attract female entrepreneurs—but there’s still a long way to go.
Meera Navlakha
a day ago
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Indian Activists Launched a Helpline to Combat Hate Crimes Against Non-Hindus

The helpline is established by a collective of social workers, journalists, religious leaders, and lawyers.
Meera Navlakha
a day ago
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This Guy Tried to Smuggle Half a Kilo of Cocaine Under His Wig

The 65-year-old looked extremely nervous as he got off a plane from Colombia, according to authorities at Barcelona Airport.
Gavin Butler
a day ago
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Duterte Signs an Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill He'll Have Trouble Following

The Philippine president is on record exhibiting many of the acts deemed unlawful by the bill.
Lex Celera
2 days ago
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Carrie Lam Reportedly Resigned After Protests but Beijing Refuses to Let Her Go

Beijing insists the Hong Kong Chief Executive “stay to clean up the mess she created.”
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
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Sri Lanka’s Tourism Business Slumps Following April Bombings

While tourism is the country's fastest-growing source of foreign currency, the central bank has lowered the industry's growth forecast in 2019.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
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