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Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger

reuters.com — Theo Zwanziger, former president of the German Football Association (DFB) and member of the FIFA's executive committee addresses a news conference after a meeting of the FIFA executive committee in Zurich March 21, 2014. Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann "I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar," the German told Sport Bild on Monday.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @mhirtz: #Breaking The desert is hot... Qatar will not host World Cup: FIFA official reut.rs/1ucX0Bn via @reuters

Sep 22, 2014

Not FIFA's decision. One person's view. RT @ReutersWorld Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger: reut.rs/XN38Sk

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Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger

uk.reuters.com — BERLIN (Reuters) - The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday. "I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar," the German told Sport Bild on Monday.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @glcarlstrom: "I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar," says FIFA executive. uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Sep 22, 2014

"I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar," says FIFA executive. uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Sep 22, 2014

Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger reut.rs/XLfx9E FIFA just realizing that Qatar is really, really hot.

Sep 22, 2014

Things not looking too good if you were really excited to go see the World Cup in Qatar in 2022. uk.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger

uk.mobile.reuters.com — Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup, says FIFA's Zwanziger
Sep 22, 2014

RT @NateSilver538: FIFA executive suggests Qatar won't host 2022 World Cup -- NOT FIFA's official position (yet). uk.mobile.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @ptbrennan11: Is FIFA going to yank the World Cup from Qatar in a PC way by pretending they didn't realize it was way too hot? uk.mobile.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @ptbrennan11: Is FIFA going to yank the World Cup from Qatar in a PC way by pretending they didn't realize it was way too hot? uk.mobile.reuters.com/article/idUKKC…

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Apple sells record 10 million new iPhones in first three days

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Adrees Latif A customer holds an iPhone 6 on display at the Fifth Avenue Apple store on the first day of sales in Manhattan, New York September 19, 2014. The phones, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, drew more than 4 million pre-orders on Sept.
Sep 22, 2014

Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days reut.rs/1ux073z Stock is up $AAPL pic.twitter.com/SciGxZoI7R

Sep 22, 2014

Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days reut.rs/1ux073z via @reuters

Sep 22, 2014

Lemmings, lemmings everywhere: "@Reuters: Apple sells record 10 million new iPhones in first three days reut.rs/1rfZw61"

Sep 22, 2014

RT @ReutersTech: Apple sells record 10 million new iPhones in first three days reut.rs/1mBf3yK

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Modi to observe strict fast during maiden trip to U.S.

in.reuters.com — NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his maiden trip to the United States, aides said on Monday, in a test both of the 64-year-old leader's stamina and of protocol in the Obama White House.
Sep 22, 2014

Why India's new PM won't be eating with Obama at the White House this week. (Hint: #Hinduism) ow.ly/BMg1o

Sep 22, 2014

Narendra Modi will be fasting throughout his U.S. trip. Not even a Slim Jim or a Twizzler. in.reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Sep 22, 2014

Modi to observe strict fast during maiden trip to U.S. reut.rs/XLsGPV via @reuters

Sep 22, 2014

Lemonade and tea for #Modi as he observes nine-day Hindu fast during U.S. trip reut.rs/XLsGPV by @rupamjn

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India's Mars mission a step closer to success with engine test

in.reuters.com — NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian scientists successfully tested the main engine of a spacecraft bound for Mars on Monday and performed a course correction that puts the low-cost project on track to enter the red planet's orbit. The $74-million mission will attempt to enter orbit around Mars early on Wednesday.
Sep 22, 2014

India's Mars mission a step closer to success with engine test reut.rs/1ucYRpL via @reuters

Sep 22, 2014

RT @adityakalra: Modi will sit next to scientists at ISRO's command centre in Bangalore on Wednesday reut.rs/1ucYRpL pic.twitter.com/TcbCBAKmQS

Sep 22, 2014

RT @adityakalra: Modi will sit next to scientists at ISRO's command centre in Bangalore on Wednesday reut.rs/1ucYRpL pic.twitter.com/TcbCBAKmQS

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Turkey struggles with spillover as Syrian Kurds battle Islamic State

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Stringer 1 of 4. Turkish soldiers stand guard on the Turkish-Syrian border line near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, September 21, 2014. In Turkey, which is struggling to manage an influx of more than 130,000 Syrian Kurdish refugees since Friday, security forces fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of Kurdish protesters who accuse Ankara of favoring Islamic State against the Kurds.

WHO experts advise against travel or trade bans on Ebola-hit Africa

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/James Giahyue A volunteer health worker practises using a personal protective equipment (PPE) suit at a newly-constructed Ebola virus treatment centre in Monrovia, Liberia, September 21, 2014. In a statement issued after the Emergency Committee held its second meeting last week the WHO said the outbreak in five countries that has killed at least 2,630 people remains a "public health emergency of international concern".
Sep 22, 2014

My latest - #WHO experts advise against travel or trade bans on #Ebola-hit West #Africa reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @BateFelix: #Ebola death toll climbs to 2,793, WHO experts advise against travel, trade bans on Ebola-hit countries reut.rs/1ud35h7 via @reuters

Sep 22, 2014

#Ebola death toll climbs to 2,793, WHO experts advise against travel, trade bans on Ebola-hit countries reut.rs/1ud35h7 via @reuters

Alibaba IPO ranks as world's biggest after additional shares sold

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson Traders work on the floor as they wait for a final price on the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. initial public offering (IPO) under the ticker ''BABA'', at the New York Stock Exchange in New York September 19, 2014.
Sep 22, 2014

Alibaba IPO ranks as world's biggest ($25 billion) after additional shares sold reut.rs/1uckLJM $BABA pic.twitter.com/bBQLKB0oRh

Sep 22, 2014

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Sep 22, 2014

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Sep 22, 2014

Biggest. IPO. Ever. @Reuters: Alibaba IPO ranks as world's biggest after additional shares sold reut.rs/1reV47J

Sep 22, 2014

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Ebola outbreak 'pretty much contained' in Senegal and Nigeria

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri Pallets of supplies wait to be loaded on a 747 aircraft at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport September 20, 2014. "On the whole, the outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria are pretty much contained," a WHO statement said. There were no new deaths in Guinea, four in Sierra Leone and 39 in Liberia.

Obama tries Reagan touch on economy, but wages weigh

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Jim Bourg U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum annual Issues Conference in Washington, September 19, 2014. Framing the debate like that helped Reagan twice - in 1980 when he beat incumbent Jimmy Carter, and then again in 1984 when he won re-election during an economic upswing.

Plosser, hawkish chief of Philadelphia Fed, to retire in March

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, May 8, 2014. Plosser is 66 and has served in his role since 2006. Regional Fed presidents generally face mandatory retirement after 65.

Pakistan appoints ally of army chief to head intelligence agency

reuters.com — Rizwan Akhtar, who has extensive experience of counterinsurgency from a previous posting in the South Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan, will take over the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency in October. The head of the ISI is one of the most important posts in Pakistan, at the intersection of domestic politics, the war on militancy and Pakistan's foreign relations.

Argentina's Fernandez to meet billionaire investor Soros in New York

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Andrew Kelly George Soros speaks on stage at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit Event hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York November 6, 2013. The meeting comes as Fernandez's leftist government struggles to kick-start growth and contain runaway consumer prices after failing to complete a June interest payment to Soros and other holders of bonds restructured after a previous default.
Sep 22, 2014

Argentina's Fernandez to meet billionaire investor Soros in New York @reuters reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Sep 22, 2014

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India's Modi to observe strict fast during maiden trip to U.S

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Toru Hanai India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives a speech during his lecture meeting hosted by Nikkei Inc. and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Tokyo September 2, 2014. Throughout a grueling schedule that features the United Nations General Assembly, a rally of Indian Americans at New York's Madison Square Garden and talks with Obama in Washington, the devout Hindu will abstain from food.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @isaacstonefish: Modi will observe a strict fast while in the United States -- "lemonade with some honey and a cup of tea" reuters.com/article/2014/0…

Sep 22, 2014

Modi will observe a strict fast while in the United States -- "lemonade with some honey and a cup of tea" reuters.com/article/2014/0…

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