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Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad seeks seat on FIFA board KUWAIT CITY (AP) Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah is seeking election to the FIFA executive committee.
Yahoo! News | Feb 26, 2015 5:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ancient wheat points to Stone Age trading links BERLIN (AP) Britons may have discovered a taste for bread thousands of years earlier than previously thought, thanks to trade with more advanced neighbors on the European continent.
Yahoo! News | Feb 26, 2015 5:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kyrgyzstan to vote on controversial anti-gay law Kyrgyzstan is set to vote on a controversial bill that would make it a crime punishable by up to six months in jail to present gay relationships in a positive way in the ex-Soviet state. The move by the predominantly Muslim Central Asian country follows a
Yahoo! News | Feb 26, 2015 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
India bail for ex-UN climate chief An Indian court grants interim bail to the former head of the UN climate change panel, Rajendra Pachauri, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment.
BBC News | Feb 26, 2015 1:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Korea Decriminalizes Adultery An estimated 53,000 South Koreans have been indicted under the law since the authorities began keeping count in 1985.
New York Times | Feb 26, 2015 12:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: Modi's 'cooperative federalism' Praise for federal government's decision to increase states' share in tax revenues.
BBC News | Feb 26, 2015 11:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China doing 'large scale' reclamation in disputed islands: media China is conducting "large scale" land reclamation and construction on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands, state-backed media reported on Thursday, in an unusual acknowledgement of its controversial work in the region. Citing satellite image
Yahoo! News | Feb 26, 2015 10:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Former mud wrestler gripped by Olympic dream Read full story for latest details.
CNN.com | Feb 26, 2015 10:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deadly suicide attack outside Iranian embassy in Kabul A suicide attack on a Turkish military convoy in Kabul killed two people and injured two others, the Afghan interior ministry said Thursday.
CNN.com | Feb 26, 2015 10:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In China, Civic Groups Freedom, and Followers, Are Vanishing Under President Xi Jinping, the government is forcefully narrowing its tolerance of grass-roots organizations, especially those that deal with politically contentious issues.
New York Times | Feb 26, 2015 10:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend