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Asian Games: Afghan female taekwondo fighter fears Taliban return

globalpost.com — In a gym underneath a wedding hall in Kabul, Laila Hossaini shouts as she slams her fist into a punchbag at her final training session before heading to the Asian Games in South Korea.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @menh0: Asian Games: Afghan female taekwondo fighter fears Taliban return: by @MushtaqAhmadMoj @afp globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Will Scotland make history today? (LIVE BLOG)

globalpost.com — GLOBALPOST LIVE BLOG: THE SCOTTISH REFERENDUM UPDATE: 9/17/14 3:00 AM ET A historic day The voting has begun! Scots are lining up at polling stations to decide the future of their country. Will Scotland remain a part of the United Kingdom in the next 24 hours?

Secessionists in Texas and Alaska are thrilled about Scotland's independence referendum

globalpost.com — On Thursday, Scottish voters will head to the polls to decide whether Scotland should break from the United Kingdom and become an independent nation. Here in America, members of various separatist groups are closely watching the referendum and hoping it will boost other independence movements.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: Secessionists in Texas and Alaska are thrilled about Scotland's independence referendum glpo.st/1BNlYs6 pic.twitter.com/zEEmw5bd4I

Sep 17, 2014

FREEDOM!!! RT @timmybicicleta Secessionists in Texas and Alaska are thrilled about #Scotland #indyref glpo.st/1BNlYs6

This map shows what Europe will look like if every separatist movement gets its own country

globalpost.com — Tomorrow's the big day! Scotland will host its independence referendum and schools around the world will learn whether they need to buy new globes for their classrooms. (And we just bought the new Crimea edition. Ugh.) Scots aren't the only Europeans clamoring for independence. Did you know Greenland is still technically ruled by Denmark.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: This map shows what Europe will look like if every separatist movement gets its own country glpo.st/1tgEp5D

Sep 18, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: This map shows what Europe will look like if every separatist movement gets its own country glpo.st/1tgEp5D

Sep 18, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: This map shows what Europe will look like if every separatist movement gets its own country glpo.st/1tgEp5D pic.twitter.com/PJtTbBAy5r

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BBC_Travel: If every European separatist group got its own country, this is what the continent would look like. glpo.st/1tgEp5D #bbcinbrief

Sep 17, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: This map shows what Europe will look like if every separatist movement gets its own country glpo.st/1tgEp5D pic.twitter.com/PJtTbBAy5r

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Venezuela’s president is bullying a Harvard professor

globalpost.com — LIMA, Peru - Expressing intense differences of opinion at Ivy League universities is not exactly new. It is actually the schools' lifeblood. But it's not every day that you hear an eminent Harvard professor accused of being a "bandit" and "financial hit man."