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Greenpeace struggles after India freezes bank account

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Sarkozy's 'The Republicans' party: Old wine in new bottles?

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Shiite militias on the frontline in Iraq

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EYE ON AFRICA

FIFA's Blatter steps down amid South Africa 2010 World Cup bribery claims

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BUSINESS DAILY

FIFA's sponsors welcome Blatter's resignation

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THE INTERVIEW

'No wrongdoing' in 2022 World Cup bid, says Qatari FM

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IN THE PAPERS

'Blatt's all folks!'

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DEBATE

Defeating IS group: Back to the drawing board?

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IN THE PAPERS

Cornered, Blatter calls it quits

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Olympics emphasise Beijing pride

Latest update : 2008-08-19

This Week in Asia explores the feelings of pride most of Beijing’s inhabitants express since the Olympics began, what sporting events are favourites among locals, and how the authorities are using the media to polish their international image.

Date created : 2008-08-17

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