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Global Quickies: Men Showing Support in Skirts, IS Destroys Art, and Terrible Football Chants.

IRAQ Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artifacts that are thousands of years old. Mosul’s central library has also been attacked by Isis and 100,000 books and …

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Global Quickies: Strip Searches, Racists in the Subway, and Giant Salamanders

TANZANIA “ The abduction of an albino child in Tanzania sparked calls on Tuesday for greater action to enforce a newly-imposed ban on witch doctors to stop the killing of …

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Global Quickies: Taekwondo for Equality, Laughing at Sexists, and Jailing Opposition for Sodomy

UK (from Dan) “Just when we didn’t think she could get any more amazing, Queen Elizabeth II called gay marriage in England “wonderful.”” NORTH KOREA (from Ray) The recent history …

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Global Quickies: Norse Gods, Pangolins, and Abducted Girls Going Back to School

GERMANY (From Amy) “Members of Germany’s neo-Nazi National Democratic party (NPD) were forced to cancel a protest in the south-west city of Freiburg after they got on to a train …

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Global Quickies: First Female Bishop, Conviction for FGM, and Astrological Elections

(TW for sexual violence in the last item) EL SALVADOR A woman charged with murder for delivering a stillborn baby alone has been pardoned, but at least 16 other women …

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Global Quickies: Discrimination in Soccer, Doctor Performs Exorcism, and Gay Rights

UK “A Christian GP took a mentally ill patient to his church to perform an exorcism, and told her she would be cursed if she reported him, a medical tribunal …

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Global Quickies: Free Speech, Witchdoctors, and Nepalese Women Conquering Summits

SAUDI ARABIA The second round of lashes for Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger convicted of blasphemy, has been postponed on medical grounds. Also, authorities publicly beheaded a woman in the …

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Global Quickies: Charlie Hebdo, Fighting Violence With Science, and Bans on Driving and Petting Puppies

ARAB WORLD (from Mary) Arab newspapers around the world react to Charlie Hebdo attack. INDIA “Indian police are investigating a local Muslim politician for inciting hatred after he was quoted …

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