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Taiwan voters set to block same-sex marriage in referendum

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TAIPEI (NewsHeaders) – Taiwan voters were set to back a referendum that defines marriage as between a man and a woman, dealing a blow to
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Sri Lanka showdown looms as new PM loses confidence vote

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COLOMBO (NewsHeaders) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday, presenting a standoff with the opposition
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Hong Kong bars British editor from visiting city following visa ban

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HONG KONG (NewsHeaders) – Hong Kong barred the Asia news editor of the Financial Times from entering the city as a visitor, the newspaper said,
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Behind Sri Lanka’s turmoil, a China-India struggle for investments and influence

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COLOMBO (NewsHeaders) – Gleaming cranes stretch out on the waterfront in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo as Chinese companies construct a $1.5 billion new commercial