South Korea

Putin scraps $40 billion gas pipeline project; Hong Kong's Occupy Central leaders turn themselves in; rescue effort continues in Bering Sea after South Korean fishing boat sinks; Ukraine and Pro-Russian separatists reach agreement 'in principle'; early elections expected for Israel; and more 

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Putin Scraps South Stream Pipeline Project

Rebel elections threaten Ukraine-Russia ceasefire; South Korea and the Netherlands sign a $23 million deal to upgrade Dutch nuclear reactor; Japan's Nikkei index rises to seven-year high; EU cuts growth forecast; minimum wage rises 15 percent in Venezuela; and more 

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Rebel Elections Threaten Ukraine-Russia Cease-Fire

Obama clears schedule to oversee US response to ebola; China, South Korea and Japan hold cybersecurity talks; US marine charged with murdering transgender Filipino woman; Indian PM announces labour reforms; Colombian farmers sue BP for alleged land degradation; and more

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Obama Promises Vigilance on Ebola

Hong Kong police break up protests; no breakthrough in military talks between North and South Korea; Russia and US to share more intelligence on IS; second healthcare worker sick following first US ebola death; and more 

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Hong Kong Police Break Up Protests

US may use Turkish airbases in ISIS fight; Hong Kong leader says protesters have 'almost zero chance' of success; South Korea considers lifting economic sanctions on North Korea; Liberian health workers on strike; Eastern Indian coastal cities begin relief efforts in wake of cyclone; and more

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Turkey May Allow United S