RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Any anti-government protests that may break out as Brazil hosts the 2014 FIFA World Cup of football are not only legitimate expressions of democracy, but welcome, secretary-general of Brazil's presidency Gilberto Carvalho said ... FULL ARTICLE AT Peoples Daily Online
LJUBLJANA, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Municipality of Maribor has paid the compensation for cancelling the 2013 Winter Universiade to the International University Sports Federation (FISU), a senior official said on Friday.
City administration director Marko Zula confirmed that the compensation ... FULL ARTICLE AT Peoples Daily Online
MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Football should be China's priority in sports now, Jerome Valcke, Secretary General of FIFA told Xinhua in an exclusive interview during the Club World Cup here on Friday.
"You had best basketball players in ... FULL ARTICLE AT Peoples Daily Online
A Caloocan City lawmaker wants Congress to delve into the controversial Dasmariñas Village incident involving Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, saying some rights may have been violated. Rep. Egay Erice of Caloocan’s 2nd district said he would file a House ... FULL ARTICLE AT Manila Bulletin
Washington, Dec 21 : US President Barack Obama Friday said that he would not negotiate with his Republican rivals over raising the federal government's debt ceiling and the fiscal brinksmanship should not be repeated. FULL ARTICLE AT New Kerala