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Chinese pork giant plans IPO to raise up to $5.3bn

By Tue, Apr 15, 2014 9:26AM UTC

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese company that is the world’s biggest pork producer says it plans to raise up to $5.3 billion in an initial public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange. WH Group said late Monday that it is selling 3.65 million shares priced at between 8

Pakistan police arrest 2 suspected of cannibalism

By Tue, Apr 15, 2014 9:21AM UTC

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police in central Pakistan say they have arrested a man suspected of cannibalism after finding body parts including a skull that may have belonged to a child in his house. Ameer Abdullah, the police chief of Bhakkar district, says police made the arrest in Khawar Kalan village

Canada suspends Commonwealth funding over Sri Lanka

By Tue, Apr 15, 2014 9:14AM UTC

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada is suspending $20 million in funding to the Commonwealth while the chair of the secretariat is occupied by Sri Lanka because of human rights concerns. Prime Minister Stephen Harper boycotted the Commonwealth summit last year in Colombo, Sri Lanka, because of concerns about the government’s

Vietnam police probe football match-fixing

By Mon, Apr 14, 2014 5:39PM UTC

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police are investigating an alleged match-fixing incident involving 11 players from a top-flight local team. The owner of Vissai Ninh Binh says the players had admitted to police they conspired to fix the result of an Asian Football Confederation Cup match against Malaysian club Kelantan

WORLD: Pro-Russian gunmen ignore Kiev deadline

By Mon, Apr 14, 2014 4:46PM UTC

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A deadline set by the Ukrainian government for pro-Russian gunmen to free government buildings in eastern Ukraine and surrender weapons has passed.

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