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By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a startling turn of events, the Fields Medal, the medal often described as the "Nobel Prize of Mathematics," was reported stolen a mere thirty minutes after being awarded to...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bosnia beat Iran 3-1 this afternoon at the Arena Fonte Nova to gain their first points of the tournament. It was too late to help them qualify for the...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A moment of magic from Lionel Messi helped Argentina to a 1-0 win over Iran at the Mineirão Stadium this afternoon (June 21st). The goal, scored in the 91st...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Iran and Nigeria recorded the first goalless draw of the World Cup at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba this afternoon. In a game of little quality and even...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil has reiterated its rejection of foreign intervention in Syria, where more than 3,000 people have recently been reported killed in the violent suppression of anti-government protesters calling for...
By Felicia Bryson, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In perhaps the most significant step since she took office on January 1st, President Dilma Rousseff has differentiated herself from former leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva by supporting the...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO - In a surprise move, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has offered refuge in Brazil to an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning in her own country. The appeal...
Opinion, by Michael RoysterRIO DE JANEIRO - It may be time to pull the plug. Not in the sense of taking life support away from someone dependent upon it, but rather because the once-threatened life has flourished and no...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil made headlines around the world with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's recent visit to Iran, during which Brazilian and Turkish leaders helped broker a nuclear deal with the country...
Opinion, by Michael RoysterRIO DE JANEIRO - “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  This bromide, used by parents to comfort kids after they had been taunted by other kids, has another meaning,...

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