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A video showing a photo of what appears to be the body of Haruna Yukawa, one of the two Japanese nationals taken hostage by Islamic State appeared on the internet, The Yomiuri Shimbun reports. Pheu Thai politicians are in the dark about the party's future following the impeachment of former premier Yingluck Shinawatra, The Nation notes. Rescuers lifted the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner QZ8501 nearly to the surface before it sank to the ocean floor again, according to The Jakarta PostThe French government is assembling a delegation of global climate advocates and Hollywood A-listers to highlight the significance of President Francois Hollande’s visit to typhoon-ravaged Philippines, says Philippine Daily Inquirer. Power is gradually being restored in Pakistan after its major cities were hit by a blackour after midnight on Saturday, Dawn reports.

 

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Life as Mrs Jay Chou

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It's love or bust in Empress of China

It's love or bust in Empress of China
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