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Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem Reopens for Muslim Worship
10/31/2014 8:45:51 AM
Police officers were out in force and restricted access to the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, barring men under 50.

Sinosphere Blog: Hong Kong Protesters Consider Taking Their Grievances to Beijing
10/31/2014 8:45:51 AM
Alex Chow, one of the student leaders, said that the demonstrators were weighing whether to go to the Chinese capital when world leaders, including President Obama, gather for a summit meeting next week.

Op-Ed Contributor: Hong Kong’s Occupy Generation
10/31/2014 8:45:51 AM
A new force is coming of age: young, dedicated to democracy, with little affinity for the cultural identity of mainland China.

Sinosphere Blog: Beijing Police Clamp Down on Halloween Costumes in the Subway
10/31/2014 8:45:51 AM
Amid intense security as Beijing gears up to host the APEC summit meeting next week, the city’s traffic police asked people not to don Halloween costumes and get onto the city’s congested subway system, for fear of causing disturbances.

Burkina Faso Leader Counters Calls for Resignation With Offer of Talks
10/31/2014 8:45:51 AM
In a statement, President Blaise Compaoré said he would not heed demonstrators’ demands, instead offering negotiations on “a transitional period.”

Foreign Policy

Pakistani Province Rewrites Textbooks; Modi Launches ‘Run for Unity’ Day; Afghanistan Ranked Worst Asian Investment Country
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:21:05 -0400

FP’s Situation Report: Secretary of State Kerry tries to mend fences with Israel; New tensions between Israelis and Palestinians; Iraqi Kurds have joined the fight in Kobani; Ebola Quarantine Standoff Continues; and much more.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:40:47 -0400

Tim Cook Coming Out Has Turned China Into a Nation of 5th-Graders
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:51:46 -0400
Despite the Apple CEO's good intentions, Chinese netizens can't seem to stop mocking iPhones for being gay.

U.S.-India Strategic Partnership: Shared Vision, Different Prescription
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:47:57 -0400

If the Republicans Win Big on Tuesday, So Will the CIA
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:09:01 -0400
The intel community has spent years being bashed by Senate Democrats. Things will be very different if Richard Burr is in charge.

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