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Video shows man believed to be Japanese hostage Goto beheaded

A new video message posted online early Sunday (local time) shows that a man believed to be Kenji Goto, a Japanese man taken hostage by the Islamic State(IS) militants was beheaded.
US working to authenticate video

China Minsheng Bank president files resignation letter

China Minsheng Bank President Mao Xiaofeng has requested resignation from his position "for personal reasons," the bank announced Saturday.
China Minsheng Bank: Operations unaffected

New round of peace talks on Ukraine crisis ends without deal

The latest round of peace talks on Ukraine crisis on Saturday ended in the Belarusian capital of Minsk without an agreement.

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Latin America – China's answer to the U.S. 'Asian Pivot?'

China does not wish to involve itself in intrigues in Latin America; it has major economic interests there, largely connected to raw materials.


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AirAsia captain 'left seat before crash'

The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unusual procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control.

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