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sábado, 8 de fevereiro de 2014

In Yemen, questions and anger over U.S. drone targets


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In Yemen, questions and anger over U.S. drone targets

SANAA, Yemen — A drone-fired U.S. missile struck a car southeast of here on a winter night last year, killing two alleged al-Qaeda operatives who lived openly in their community. But it also killed two cousins who were giving the men a ride, and who the Yemeni government later said were innocents in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Power cuts as high winds return


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Power cuts as high winds return

As many as 15,000 properties suffer power cuts as high winds return to Wales.



Scores Detained in Russia Before Olympic Ceremony


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Scores Detained in Russia Before Olympic Ceremony

Russian authorities detained at least 61 people on Friday for holding unauthorized protests, underscoring the government’s efforts to stifle dissent.
    









Homes evacuated as three 'taken ill'


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Homes evacuated as three 'taken ill'

Homes are evacuated near a house in Surrey after two adults and a child are taken to hospital.



Vivienne Westwood's Save the Arctic campaign – in pictures


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Vivienne Westwood's Save the Arctic campaign – in pictures

Andy Gotts photographs a host of stars including Jerry Hall, George Clooney and Chris Martin wearing slogan T-shirts designed by Westwood












Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics day one – live!


World news and comment from the Guardian | theguardian.com

Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics day one – live!

The Games are under way. Follow all of the opening day’s action from Russia, with our live updates












sexta-feira, 7 de fevereiro de 2014

Around the world in 180 characters


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Around the world in 180 characters

Every weekend USA TODAY takes a bite-sized look at the past week's top stories from around the world.