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Qatar benches World Cup 'headbutt' statue

10/31/2013 2:46am
The future hosts of the World Cup in Qatar have decided a statue depicting one of the tournament's most talked-about moments is not worthy of public display.

Some Syrians lose themselves in music as war rages

10/31/2013 12:46pm
As cannons thundered and mortar shells exploded nearby, the young Syrian woman in a slinky dark dress and stylish bob performed a song by pop star Adele, taking refuge behind a microphone from the civil war raging outside.

Saudi men quietly help campaign for women to drive

10/31/2013 1:54pm
A growing number of men are quietly helping steer a campaign to end Saudi Arabia's ban on allowing women to drive, risking their jobs and social condemnation in the conservative kingdom.