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China’s Li Na announces her retirement from tennis

China’s Li Na announces her...

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BEIJING — China’s Li Na, Asia’s only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis today (Sept 19), citing the effect of long-term injuries, especially her...

Scots spurn independence, vote to stay in the United Kingdom

Scots spurn independence, vote to...

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EDINBURGH - Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that had worried allies and investors, results showed on Friday...

Singapore’s offshore Renminbi hub ambition enhanced

Singapore’s offshore Renminbi hub...

September 19
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SINGAPORE — The Republic’s position as a key offshore Renminbi (RMB) market has received a boost with the launch of a new foreign exchange (FX) futures contract on the yuan.

Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

Vote counting begins in Scotland on...

September 19
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EDINBURGH — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters...

Australia anti-terror raid foils Sydney beheading plot

Australia anti-terror raid foils...

September 19
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SYDNEY — Hundreds of Australian police officers yesterday raided more than a dozen properties across the country and detained 15 people in its largest counter-terrorism...

Scottish independence vote begins, but outcome is too close to call

Scottish independence vote begins,...

September 19
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EDINBURGH — Scots held the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands yesterday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a...

Islamic State seizes 16 Kurdish villages

September 19
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BEIRUT — Islamic State fighters backed by tanks have captured 16 Kurdish villages over the past 24 hours in northern Syria near the Turkish border in a major assault that...

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