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Federer: Losing is never fun

Roger Federer lost to Novak Djokovic in three sets, 7-6 5-7 7-6, at the Rolex Paris Masters semifinals on Saturday, which means the Swiss cannot win his 100th career-title in the French tournament, Tennis World reports. But Federer was satisfied...
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Google employees walk out across the globe over sexual harassment

Google faced mass walkouts across the world on Thursday as workers protested sexual harassment in the workplace, dpa news agency reported. At the tech giant’s EU headquarters in Dublin, hundreds of employees took part in the hour-long walkout...
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UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

Despite rapid economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region has nearly a half billion people who go hungry as progress stalls in improving food security and basic living conditions, a United Nations report said Friday, AP reports. Even in relatively...
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Argentina’s capital unveils its first Maradona statue

Argentines celebrated the 58th birthday of Diego Maradona on Wednesday by unveiling a bronze statue of the soccer legend that recreates his goal against England that was voted the greatest of the 20th century, AP reports. Maradona’s birthday...
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Scientific conference on environmental pollution in Macedonian cities

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) and the Research Centre for Environment and Materials organise Thursday a scientific conference on environmental pollution in the cities in the Republic of Macedonia. State Secretary at the...
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Djokovic back on top after Nadal withdraws in Paris

Improbable as it seemed when Novak Djokovic had elbow surgery in February before slumping into a crisis of confidence, the Serb was guaranteed a return to world number one on Wednesday, Reuters reports. The 31-year-old did not even have to...
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Calgary Olympic committee recommends city scrap 2026 Winter Games bid

Calgary’s Olympic assessment committee on Tuesday recommended the city scrap a bid for the 2026 Winter Games after a funding row with the Canadian government, Reuters reports. A full vote of council on whether to officially take the western...
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New report outlines air pollution measures that can save millions of lives

Millions of lives could be saved and one billion people living in Asia could be breathing clean air by 2030 if 25 simple and cost-effective measures are implemented, according to a new UN report. Currently, about 4 billion people – 92 per...
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Producing bitcoin currency could void climate change efforts – scientists

Demand for bitcoin could single-handedly derail efforts to limit global warming because the increasingly popular digital currency takes huge amounts of energy to produce, scientists said on Monday, Reuters reports. Producing bitcoin at a pace...
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Symposium for think tanks from China, CEEC

High-level symposium of think tanks from China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) will take place in Skopje on October 30-31, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Institute of Geo-Strategic Research and Foreign Policy,...