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Mystery as fugitive Edward Snowden reportedly leaves Russia

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Moscow: Ex-CIA analyst Edward Snowden on Monday continued his globe-trotting game of cat-and-mouse with US authorities on his tail, reportedly slipping out of Russia on his way to seek asylum in La

Whistleblower Snowden set to fly out of Russia as US demands handover

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Moscow: US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden prepared to fly out of Russia on Monday to seek asylum in Ecuador, as Washington demanded Moscow hand over the fugitive to face espionage charges at ho

Fugitive Edward Snowden in Moscow, seeks Ecuador asylum

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Moscow: Former US spy Edward Snowden arrived on Sunday in Russia, requesting asylum in Ecuador to escape the US legal authorities after leaking sensational details of cyber-espionage by Washington.

Earthquake felt in Hong Kong


Thousands of people in Hong Kong contacted city authorities today saying they had felt the ground shaking following an earthquake across the border in southern China, an official said.

Cathay Pacific links city to Hong Kong

Spreading its wings wider, Cathay Pacific on Saturday launched direct flights to Hong Kong from Hyder-abad’s Rajiv Gandhi Inter-national Airport.

Passengers availing this service can now connect to

Eight killed in Hong Kong ferry collision: Official


A collision between a ferry and another boat killed eight people and injured 45 others off Hong Kong late Monday, an official said.

The accident happened when a boat carrying passengers to see a huge

Six crew arrested over fatal Hong Kong ferry crash


Six crew from two passenger boats that collided killing 37 people in Hong Kong's worst maritime accident in decades have been arrested, the territory's security chief said on Tuesday.

"Police arreste

Hong Kong sex workers fight long arm of the law

In a Hong Kong tower block prostitutes in one-room brothels sell themselves for as little as US$40 a time and are often exploited by triad gangsters and abusive clients.

But an increasing number of s

Japanese women fall behind Hong Kong in longevity


Japanese women are no longer the world's longest living, their longevity pushed down in part by last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami, according to a government report Thursday. The top of th

Hong Kong's land shortage forces bereaved to sea


Even death does not provide relief from soaring property prices in Hong Kong, where those seeking a final resting place for a loved one face high costs and a shortage of space.

The squeeze has becom

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