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ONE Championship Appoints New PR Chief

ONE Championship, Asia's mixed martial arts competition has appointed Loren Mack as its new vice president for public relations and communications.

06 February 2017 | 11:01 AM

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About 300 Rebels From Colombia's FARC Have Not Demobilized, General Says

Around 300 fighters from Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels will not demobilize under a peace deal, a military commander said.

06 February 2017 | 11:00 AM

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PSSI Appoints Dutch Victor Hermans as National Futsal Team Coach

The Indonesian Football Association, or PSSI, has appointed a new head coach for the national futsal team — Victor Hermans of the Netherlands.

06 February 2017 | 10:52 AM

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Lady Gaga Soars Over Super Bowl Stage With Bow to Inclusion

Standing atop the roof of Houston's NRG Stadium with drones illuminating an American flag in the night sky behind her, Lady Gaga kicked off her Super Bowl halftime set on Sunday by singing "God Bless America" as a subtle message of inclusion and unity in a deeply divided United States.

06 February 2017 | 10:00 AM

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Smoggy Beijing to Cut Coal Use 30 Pct This Year: Mayor

Chinese capital Beijing will intensify its battle against choking air pollution this year and aims to cut coal use by 30 percent.

06 February 2017 | 10:00 AM

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France's Scandal-Hit Fillon Faces New Calls to Quit Presidential Race

Heavyweight centrist Francois Bayrou joined calls on Sunday for French presidential candidate Francois Fillon to withdraw from the race.

06 February 2017 | 09:00 AM

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China Targets Green, Branded Food Products as Part of Farm Reform

China will promote high-quality, branded farm products as it reforms its agriculture to meet demand from a growing middle class and boost rural incomes.

06 February 2017 | 08:00 AM

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Romania Scraps Decree Decriminalising Graft as Mass Protests Persist

Romania's Social Democrat government on Sunday annulled a decree that would decriminalize some graft offences.

06 February 2017 | 07:00 AM

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Philippines Govt Says Church 'Out of Touch' in Attacking Drugs War

The Philippine government derided Catholic bishops on Sunday as "out of touch" after they used weekend sermons to attack a war on drugs.

05 February 2017 | 08:00 PM

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US Moves to Resume Admitting Refugees, Including Syrians

The United States State Department on Saturday (04/02) moved to begin admitting refugees, including Syrians, as soon as Monday.

05 February 2017 | 07:00 PM