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Fedor Burlatsky obituary

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Political scientist who sought reform from within the Soviet Communist party and was an early advocate of perestroikaBehind its facade of unity, the post-Stalin Soviet Communist party was nothing like as single-minded as its leaders pretended and as many in the outside world believed. It contained radically different undercurrents: among the reformers essential to Mikhail Gorbachev’s eventual programme of perestroika was Fedor Burlatsky, who has died aged 87.A vivid personality and at times an influential figure in intellectual and political life, he observed enough of the rules of the game to maintain a comfortable, although far from lavish, lifestyle. His political writings often pushed to the limits of the permissible: he was an eloquent representative of those party insiders who were critical both of the influence of the military-industrial complex and of Russian nationalist currents within the party.

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Fox Made a Fake Prince Harry Dating Show

Think Joe Millionaire but with an actor who looks only vaguely like Prince Harry and you have the premise of I Wanna Marry “Harry”, which is apparently a real, completed show from Fox. (They filmed it in secret, to keep up the charade.) Twelve American women were shipped to a … More »

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UK warships head to Mediterranean as Gibraltar row heats up

<!– google_ad_section_start –> British warships were due to set sail for the Mediterranean on Monday for a naval exercise that will see one vessel dock in Gibraltar, as tensions rise with Spain over the British-held territory. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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CY Leung vows probe on clips of teacher’s tirade

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he would ask the education minister to submit a report on controversial video clips showing primary school teacher Alpais Lam Wai-sze shouting abuse at police officers during a dispute in Mong Kok. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Pakistan’s ‘Burka Avenger’ set to go global

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Pakistan’s new cartoon superhero who fights bad guys disguised in a flowing black burqa is set to go global, her creator told AFP, with plans afoot to broadcast the show in 60 countries. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Journalist and kebab maker Zhu Changzhen

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Well-known Henan investigative reporter Zhu Changzhen , 45, used to make his living selling grilled mutton kebabs in a night market in the province’s Pingdingshan city. With great admiration for journalists, he joined their ranks in 1997. Now he has decided to return to the grill, at least part-time. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Kitchee boss says standards must rise to attract fans

<!– google_ad_section_start –> For years local fans’ support for English Premier League teams has dwarfed that for local teams. But Ken Ng Kin, the president of one of those teams, Kitchee, is sure the gulf can be bridged. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Double celebration for ailing Mandela

<!– google_ad_section_start –> When Nelson Mandela turned 95 yesterday, he also marked 15 years of marriage to Graca Machel, who throughout his time in hospital has wooed a nation with her dignified poise. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Peter Chan gets into the spirit of his prison sojourn

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Prophecies, mystical numbers and holy voices have left jailed feng shui conman Peter Chan Chun-chuen “joyful” after his first two weeks behind bars – and he has already started writing a book, according to one of his visitors. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Girls killed in Asiana crash part of annual wave of Chinese to US camps

<!– google_ad_section_start –> For three weeks, they would have seen America through the sunny lens of a southern California summer camp, learning about American customs and English idioms, visiting local theme parks and touring Stanford University and the Google campus. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Turkey weighs up tenders for defence system

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Turkey is considering adopting a Chinese air defence system that is incompatible with its existing Nato-sponsored early warning architecture, in a development that has disturbed Western allies. But the deal may become a win-win option for both Beijing and Ankara, say analysts. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Thursday, July 11

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Today is Thursday, July 11, the 192nd day of 2013. There are 173 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1533 – Pope Clement VII excommunicates England’s King Henry VIII after his first marriage to Catherine of Aragon is annulled so he can wed Anne Boleyn. 1572 – Sir Humphrey Gilbert, half brother of Sir Walter Raleigh, lands in the Netherlands with a band of 1,500 English volunteers to fight the Spanish. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Boom spreads wealth wider in the Philippines

<!– google_ad_section_start –> MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Just three years ago a new car and an overseas holiday were unthinkable luxuries for J. Ante and her family of six. The insurance company manager’s commissions have soared since then as the Philippines, blighted for a generation by venal and incompetent leaders, has unexpectedly boomed, putting middle class comforts within tantalizing reach of many. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Carson Yeung was successful owner of hairdressing salons, court told

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the boss of English soccer club Birmingham City, made a big profit from running a hairdressing salon in a Tsim Sha Tsui hotel more than 20 years ago, a court heard yesterday. Forensic accountant Ian Robinson said Yeung ran Vole at The Peninsula hotel and earned HK$4 million to HK$10 million between 1989 and 1991. Yeung founded high-end salons in Tsim Sha Tsui after his apprenticeships at salons from Britain and France, the court heard. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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British Muslim leaders condemn grooming in sermon

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A sermon condemning the sexual grooming of young girls was delivered yesterday at 500 mosques across Britain after a series of trials in which men predominantly of South Asian origin were convicted. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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US Senate passes comprehensive immigration reform

<!– google_ad_section_start –> In a vote hailed by US President Barack Obama, the Senate on Thursday passed comprehensive immigration reform that would put 11 million undocumented people on a path to earning citizenship. Chants of “Yes we did!” erupted from the public galleries after senators voted 68-32 to approve the landmark legislation, which pours unprecedented resources into border security, revamps legal immigration and requires a 13-year wait before those without papers can apply to become US citizens. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Stampede at David Beckham event in Shanghai injures five

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Five people were injured in a stampede at a Shanghai university when fans scrambled to see visiting English soccer star David Beckham on Thursday afternoon, according to Chinese website xinmin.com. The stampede happened around 2pm when the former English national team captain arrived at the entrance of Tongji University’s football stadium. When the gate was opened to allow Beckham inside, the crowd assembled outside surged forward pushing several security guards and police officers to the ground. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Making local schools an attractive bargain again

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The government should adopt a more forward-looking vision and clearer direction in education to attract local pupils back to local schools, the director of the Yew Chung International School says. Dr Betty Chan Po-king also called for more resources for international schools to help them cope with the heavy demand for places. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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