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02Mar/15

Obama sharply criticizes China’s plans for new technology rules

President Barack Obama in a Reuters interview criticizes China’s plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies, urging Beijing to change a policy that Obama says would allow the Chinese government to “snoop.”
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02Mar/15

Cleared of cover-up charges, Argentine leader comes out swinging during annual address

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez argues in her annual address she has been a forceful advocate for the resolution of the investigation into the 1994 AMIA bombing in wake of being cleared of cover-up accusations.

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01Mar/15

Crowds gather in Moscow for march in memory of murdered Putin critic Nemtsov

Thousands of people gather in Moscow for a march in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.
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01Mar/15

Paris Hilton and Naomi Campbell attend Havana cigar festival

Heiress Paris Hilton and supermodel Naomi Cambell bring glitz and glamour to Havana’s annual cigar festival.
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27Feb/15

Chilean girl with cystic fibrosis tells president: Let me die

A fourteen-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis asks Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet to authorize her euthanasia.

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27Feb/15

2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than December 18.

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27Feb/15

British newspapers lead with “Jihadi John” unmasking

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FEBRUARY 27, 2015) (REUTERS) – The front pages of British newspapers led on Friday (February 27) with stories related to the unmasking of the man who fronted Islamic State (IS) beheading videos, known as “Jihadi John”.
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23Feb/15

Former South African President F.W. de Klerk reflects on his presidency and apartheid in a new documentary film

The new film “The Other Man” explores the personal and professional life of former South African President F.W. de Klerk and his role in ending apartheid.
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13Feb/15

South Africans react day after parliament descends into chaos

A day after parliament descended into chaos, with opposition lawmakers removed by force after disrupting Jacob Zuma’s annual address, people on the streets of Johannesburg say they believe the focus should be on the resolving the country’s problems.

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11Feb/15

Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.
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