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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Adidas, a major sponsor of global athletics, is in "close contact" with track and field's governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, about the sport's doping and corruption scandals, the sportswear company said Monday, amid reports it is considering ending its sponsorship.
A British adventurer has died after suffering exhaustion and dehydration while attempting to become the first person to cross the Antarctic alone and unsupported.
Monday, January 25, 2016
A new video released by the Islamic State group purports to show the militants who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris committing atrocities in IS-controlled territory while plotting the slaughter in the French capital that left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded. The group also threatens to attack Britain.
TV pundit Rebelo de Sousa wins Portuguese presidential poll
Law professor and TV pundit Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, 67, was the clear winner Sunday in Portugal's presidential election, taking 52 percent of the vote.
A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck early Monday in the Mediterranean between Morocco and Spain, the US Geological Survey said.
Portugal starts voting in key presidential ballot
Portuguese voters began voting Sunday to choose their president, in an election being closely watched in Brussels as the country recovers from a 78-billion-euro (US$85-billion) bailout.
40,000 rally against government in ex-Soviet Moldova's capital as political crisis continues
Some 40,000 opposition demonstrators on Sunday took to the streets of Moldova's capital Chisinau calling for early elections as a political crisis continues to rock the tiny ex-Soviet state.
Protests at Greek border after more drown in Aegean
A day after 46 migrants drowned in a choppy Aegean Sea, protesters demonstrated Saturday at a Greek border town to demand that Greece ease transit restrictions at its heavily militarized border with Turkey.
Italians demonstrate for same-sex civil unions
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in nearly 100 cities across Italy to urge the government to permit gay and lesbian couples to have civil unions and legally recognized families.
San Sebastian kicked off its year as the European Capital of Culture Saturday with a concert on the beach as the northern Spanish city pushes a banner of peace years after being hit by waves of violence.
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