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The route of the Olympic torch as it approaches Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Russia and the Olympics: a brief background

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Political tensions and human rights are in the spotlight as athletes gather in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, Russia for the 22nd Annual…read more

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Young divers take big risks in the Philippines’ underwater mines

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Children in some poor rural communities in the Philippines, some as young as 13, are making a living for their families by diving…read more

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Protest Riots Spread Across Ukraine

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The anti-government protests and riots in Ukraine have spread from the capital Kiev to nearly half the nation. President Viktor Yanukovych offered concessions to protesters,…read more

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Tension high on first day of Syrian peace talks

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Yesterday, for the first time since the country’s civil war began in 2011, the Syrian government and the nation’s opposition groups sat in the same…read more

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Negotiations to end Syrian civil war begin in Switzerland

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Negotiators from dozens of countries are arriving in Geneva, Switzerland, for the beginning of peace talks that aim to end Syria’s brutal civil…read more

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