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India fires top foreign office official Sujatha Singh

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015 7:07PM UTC

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian government has fired its top foreign ministry official, replacing her with its current ambassador to the United States.

Ivy League universities push for more diverse students from China

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015 7:01PM UTC

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Top U.S. universities that worked to overcome reputations for serving only children of the American elite in recent generations are now pushing to do the same internationally.

Philippine economic growth slows to 6.1 percent last year

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015 1:08PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine economic growth slowed to 6.1 percent last year, hampered by natural disasters, but still outpaced most other countries in Asia.

North Korea may be restarting nuke plant: US institute

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015 1:04PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.S. research institute says North Korea may be attempting to restart its main nuclear bomb fuel reactor after a five-month shutdown. If true, the finding Thursday, will be an added worry for the United States and the North’s neighbors at a time of increasing

Jordan ready to swap prisoner for pilot held by Islamic State

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015 12:59PM UTC

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s information minister says his government is ready to swap an Iraqi woman held in Jordan for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group.

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