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At least 50 injured as police clash with protesters in Pakistan

globalpost.com — Police in Pakistan's capital Islamabad fired tear gas on anti-government protesters attempting to storm Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's official residence late Saturday in a bid to force his resignation. The tear gas shelling began when the protestors tried to remove some barricades located in front of the residences of the prime minister and president.

Brazil’s newfound recession: 4 numbers that explain what’s happening

globalpost.com — MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Latin America's largest economy is officially in recession, according to data released Friday by the Brazilian government. Far from boosting Brazil's economic output, the World Cup earlier this year is now being blamed for slowing the country's economy and helping it slip into negative territory.
Aug 30, 2014

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Police treated British rape victims like 'stupid, naughty' girls

globalpost.com — LONDON, UK - There was the 12-year-old beaten and burned before her illegal abortion. The intoxicated 13-year-old girl arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, while the men with her were released. Two different fathers who stormed houses in search of their teenage daughters, only to be arrested and the girls left with their rapists.
Aug 30, 2014

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Aug 30, 2014

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Aug 29, 2014

RT @corinnepurtill: "They are British men...born and brought up here, by this country, by this society." On race and #Rotherham: globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Closing time at Afghanistan's Kandahar Airfield

globalpost.com — KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - As the US troop presence dwindles here, The House of Knowledge is closing. Sajad Ahmad set up the shop on a retail strip at Kandahar Airfield hoping it might help to enlighten the soldiers by offering them books about Afghanistan history and culture.