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First city of the future

First city of the future

China’s ancient capital – dating back to the 15th-century Ming emperors – withstood even the advent of Communism in 1949. But now the explosion of capitalism is transforming Beijing into a world-beating megalopolis amid a frenzy of building, commerce and art that has rocked the city’s teeming millions with a new revolution
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State of emergency declared in Mongolia

State of emergency declared in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolia’s president declared a four-day state of emergency in the capital early Wednesday after angry protesters clashed with police and stormed the headquarters of the ruling political party alleging fraud in last weekend’s parliamentary election.
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