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Selected excerpt FROM: http://feeds.cfr.org/~r/issue/us_strategy_and_politics/~3/KHIC-aAEEKo/p27345

Charles Kupchan maps out the twenty-first-century world, providing a detailed strategy for reconciling the West with the “rise of the rest.”



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/asia-pacific/australias-richest-person-pens-universes-worst-poem-3022255.html

AUSTRALIA’S richest person, the mining magnate Gina Rinehart, has been ridiculed for penning an anti-government poem that rhymes “rampant tax” with “political hacks” and pleads for “special economic zones”.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/asia-pacific/fifteen-miners-killed-after-tramcar-derails-in-china-3021793.html

FIFTEEN miners died and another three were injured after a tramcar derailed in a coal mine in central China, authorities have said, in the latest accident to hit the nation’s mining sector.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.france24.com/en/20120221-alcohol-movies-linked-child-boozing?ns_campaign=editorial&ns_source=RSS_public&ns_mchannel=RSS&ns_fee=0&ns_linkname=20120221_alcohol_movies_linked_child_boozing

Stars who knock back whisky, wine or beer in a movie are an invisible but potent force in prompting youngsters to experiment with alcohol or binge-drink, a large US study published on Tuesday suggests. Major exposure to scenes of alcohol consumption in movies is a …



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.france24.com/en/20120221-dead-men-walking-look-champions-league-boost?ns_campaign=editorial&ns_source=RSS_public&ns_mchannel=RSS&ns_fee=0&ns_linkname=20120221_dead_men_walking_look_champions_league

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas and Inter Milan coach Claudio Ranieri, himself a former Stamford Bridge manager, will be looking to the Champions League this week to boost their chances of keeping their jobs. Villas-Boas has been described as a ‘dead man walking’ by Ranieri and …



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-asia-17093347

Umar Patek, an alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombing, says he never met Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan although they were in the same town.



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Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party warns that by-elections may not be fair because of restrictions on campaigning.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Afghan-Police-Kill-Albanian-Soldier-139744193.html

Albanian soldiers belonging to the NATO mission in Afghanistan came under attack on Monday, leaving at least one of them dead. It is the first fatality among the 260 Albanian troops serving in Afghanistan. The attack in the village of Robat…



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Tokyo-Prepares-As-Scientists-Predict-Big-Quake–139729353.html

Experts say there is a high likelihood of a big earthquake hitting the huge metropolis of Tokyo in the next few years. Authorities are trying to ensure the city…



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://article.wn.com/view/2012/02/20/Where_the_Songs_Linger_but_the_Tune_Is_Different/

NAHA, Japan — On a dark street behind the T-shirt shops and crowds of the touristy Kokusai Dori strip, in a tiny club filled with a smattering of grey-haired customers, Sumiko Yoseyama lifted her microphone to conjure up a bygone era …



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://article.wn.com/view/2012/02/21/Gunmen_in_Afghan_police_uniforms_kill_NATO_soldier_y/

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen in Afghan police uniforms opened fire on NATO troops on Monday in southern Afghanistan, killing an Albanian soldier, officials said. …



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://feeds.cfr.org/~r/region/asia/~3/RdC2avh9ve8/p27388

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping gave these remarks on February 14, 2012 in Washington, DC.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://feeds.cfr.org/~r/region/asia/~3/gN_9cCe33Og/p27389

U.S. Vice President Biden and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping gave these remarks on February 14, 2012 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.



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AP – Prime Minister Julia Gillard will host a dinner for two lesbian couples and a pair of gay men at her official residence on Tuesday after an activist group won a charity auction.



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AP – Gunmen in Afghan police uniforms opened fire on NATO troops on Monday in southern Afghanistan, killing an Albanian soldier, officials said.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/edition_asia/~3/CQ7J7Ci_JDw/index.html

A South Korean court sentenced two teenagers to prison terms Monday after they admitted bullying a school classmate until he committed suicide.



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Japan — battered by a strong yen, slowing global demand and increased oil and gas imports due to last year’s Fukushima nuclear disaster — posted a record trade deficit of $18.7 billion in January, according to official figures.



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The journey to Fukushima Daiichi begins at the border of the 12-mile exclusion zone that surrounds the ruined nuclear complex, beyond which life has frozen in time. Weeds reclaim the…



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South Korea conducted live-fire military exercises near its disputed sea border with North Korea yesterday despite Pyongyang’s threat to respond with a “merciless” attack.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.voanews.com/english/news/Mexico-Cartels-Paid-Millions-for-Political-Favors-139148569.html

U.S. drug agents say they have evidence that Mexican drug cartel leaders paid $4.5 million for political favors to a Mexican border state governor and other figures in Mexico’s former ruling party. According to …



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.voanews.com/english/news/americas/Argentina-Launches-Protest-at-UN-over-Falklands-139149634.html

Argentina’s government lodged a formal protest at the United Nations Friday over what it says is Britain’s “militarization” of the disputed Falkland Islands – known in Argentina as the Malvinas Islands. Argentinian Foreign Minister …



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/americas/us-elections/educate-your-children-at-home-like-me-rick-santorum-tells-americas-parents-3024699.html

RICK Santorum, whose shoestring campaign for the Republican nomination for president continues to gain momentum, has launched a broadside against public education, saying it would



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.independent.ie/world-news/americas/three-dead-as-avalanche-hits-washington-ski-resort-3024691.html

THREE male skiers have been killed in the US after an avalanche struck a popular ski resort in Washington on Sunday.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.france24.com/en/20120220-mexico-deadly-fight-breaks-out-rival-gangs-drug-cartels-monterray-prison?ns_campaign=editorial&ns_source=RSS_public&ns_mchannel=RSS&ns_fee=0&ns_linkname=20120220_mexico_deadly_fight_breaks_out_rival

At least 44 people were killed on Sunday after a fight broke out between rival gangs in a Monterrey prison in northern Mexico. Authorities suspect the violence may have been started as a diversion to allow certain prisoners to escape.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://article.wn.com/view/2012/02/21/Honduras_Intentan_sacar_cuerpos_de_reos_muertos_en_incendio/

TEGUCIGALPA (AP) — La policía desalojó el lunes con gases lacrimógenos a centenares de personas que intentaron sacar de la morgue los cuerpos de los reos que murieron la semana pasada en…



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://article.wn.com/view/2012/02/21/partido_mexicano_denuncia_por_corrupci_n_a_hermana_de_presid/

MEXICO (AP) — La hermana del presidente de México Felipe Calderón estaba el lunes en el centro de atención después de divulgarse una grabación de audio en la que parece incurrir en supuestos actos de corrupción electoral. Medios locales transmitieron la…



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://feeds.cfr.org/~r/region/americas/~3/QCXMt_6WGvs/p27363

http://feeds.cfr.org/~r/region/americas/~5/dFwX7rzxKP0/20120214_Aging_128k.mp3 Joseph Coughlin and Kelly Michel discuss how a healthy and active aging population can contribute to economic growth, and the public policy reform, new business strategies, and profound shifts in views on aging necessary



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://feeds.cfr.org/~r/region/americas/~3/Z34WwjICvYU/p27386

Mexico’s economy and tourism industry are growing despite an escalation in drug violence in recent years, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil as she discusses its implications for U.S.-Mexico relations, immigration, and



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At least 44 people died during a prison riot in northern Mexico on Sunday that could have been a cover for a breakout, a security official said.



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Dozens died and 30 inmates escaped during a weekend prison riot in northern Mexico, an official said Monday.



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A fight between rival gangs at an overcrowded prison on the outskirts of the northern Mexican manufacturing city of Monterrey left at least 44 dead yesterday, authorities said.



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Rio de Janeiro’s four days of pre-Lent festivities hit their peak last night as hundreds of thousands of people flocked to the Brazilian city to watch dazzling dancers in the  infamous Samba Parade.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.france24.com/en/20120220-UNAMID-darfur-rebels-movement-jem-sudan-kidnap-african-union-united-nations-peacekeepers?ns_campaign=editorial&ns_source=RSS_public&ns_mchannel=RSS&ns_fee=0&ns_linkname=20120220_UNAMID_darfur_rebels_movement_jem_sudan

The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission (UNAMID) on Monday refuted a Darfur rebel group’s claim from earlier in the day that it had kidnapped 49 peacekeepers. UNAMID said the solders were “blocked” not kidnapped.



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Selected excerpt FROM: http://www.france24.com/en/20120220-senegal-protest-wade-presidential-election-democracy-plateau-independence-square?ns_campaign=editorial&ns_source=RSS_public&ns_mchannel=RSS&ns_fee=0&ns_linkname=20120220_senegal_protest_wade_presidential_election_democracy

Senegal police turned away small groups of opposition protesters Monday after days of riots against President Abdoulaye Wade’s bid for a third term. The city emptied out amid fears of fresh violence as tensions run high ahead of



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Reuters – People from Libya’s battle-scarred city of Misrata queued up to vote in their first free election Monday, hoping to set a standard for the rest of the country as it prepares for national polls in June after the war that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi.



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AP – Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe said Monday that he reserves the right to disregard efforts by South African President Jacob Zuma to mediate disputes in the nation’s troubled coalition government.



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CNN’s Erin Burnett interviews Jay Bahadur, author of “Pirates of Somalia” on the rescue of two Americans held by pirates.



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