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Global Quickies: Malala, Anti-gay Laws, and Terrible Hashtags

PAKISTAN Ten militants have been taken into custody in connection with the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai. The military said the attackers had been under orders of the leader of …

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Global Quickies: Half a Billion Pound Lawsuit, Gender Laws, and the Bible Roulette

UK / NIGERIA Nigerian ‘witch hunter’ Helen Ukpabio is launching a legal case against the British Humanist Association, suing them for half a billion pounds for misrepresentation. Ukpabio claims that …

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Global Quickies: Governments Fail Children, Diplomatic Immunity, and Evil 3G

IRELAND (From Ciarán) A suicidal refugee teen, in care of the state and pregnant from a rape, was forced to give birth even though she was entitled to have the …

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Global Quickies: Ebola, Satan and Strange Protocols

BELGIUM The Chief of Protocol for the city of Brussels has been arrested for taking off the full-face veil of a Qatari princess after she asked him for directions. She …

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Global Quickies: Taxis, Turf, and Fake Ebola Cures

NIGERIA Nigerian official warns pastors and healers to stop making false Ebola-cure claims. He called on those who wanted to rip off members of the public to desist from such …

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Global Quickies: Ebola, Blasphemy, and the Holy Grail

JAPAN Yoshiki Sasai, a co-author of the now-retracted Nature papers claiming to have found an easy way to create stem cells has committed suicide.   CHINA A city in northwestern …

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Global Quickies: Devil-Guided Journalism, Sexual bias, and More

IRAQ Doubts are growing about the authenticity of an edict attributed to the Sunni Islamist group Isis controlling the Iraqi city of Mosul about ordering all females aged between 11 …

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Global Quickies: Banned Archie, Female Bishops, and Alien Rock Paintings

SUDAN Sudanese authorities are banning the construction of new Christian churches. Sudan is majority Muslim, but officially guarantees freedom of religion. NIGERIA Malala Yousafzai visited Nigeria to appeal to Boko …

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