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Strong earthquake hits Nepal, at least 688 killed

A powerful earthquake rattled central Nepal Saturday, leaving at least 688 people dead and wrecking damages to buildings.
A dozen feared killed after quake
Nepal's Dharahara Tower collapses after quake
Kathmandu, Pokhara in pre-quake pictures

New jobs in Q1 fall for first time since 2009

The number of jobs created in the first quarter decreased for the first time since the global financial crisis, and a senior official warned of the growing impact on the job market of slower economic growth.
China's first-tier cities lose their luster to job seekers

China rejects Philippine allegations of stealing fish

China on Friday rejected accusations that its coast guard seized fish caught by Filipino fishermen in the South China Sea, urging the Philippines to stop illegally fishing in Chinese waters.

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Protecting our future by protecting our students

Against the backdrop of recent terrorist attacks at schools in Africa, this writer hopes that all countries to endorse the Guidelines for Protecting Schools and Universities from Military Use during Armed Conflict.


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Apple Watch faces competition from cheaper versions

When Apple delivered smartwatch on Friday, a small factory had already sold tens of thousands of Apple Watch look-alikes worldwide for a fraction of the price.

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China stubs out tobacco ads

China's top legislature on Friday adopted an amendment to the Advertisement Law that restricts tobacco advertising to minors.

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