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Stockholm rioting continues for fifth night

Police in Stockholm are to seek reinforcements after youths set cars ablaze and threw stones at police for a fifth night running, officials …

Western leaders study 'gamechanging' report on global drugs trade

European governments and the Obama administration are this weekend studying a "gamechanging" report on global drugs policy that is being seen in some …

NYC artist's photos of unknowing subjects raise privacy concerns

A visitor views the photography of Arne Svenson at the Julie Saul Gallery in New York on May 16, 2013.<p>A detail from a photograph by Arne Svenson on show at the Julie Saul Gallery.<p>By Scott Stump, TODAY<p>A gallery exhibit in New York City showing photographs secretly taken by artist Arne Svenson of his …

The world’s tallest building will be in the middle of an empty field in China

A Chinese firm best known for building air conditioning units is constructing a vertical city. Broad Sustainable Construction (BSB) said this week that next month it will finally break ground on the tower that will not only be the world’s tallest but could, according to BSB, become a model for how …

Skyscrapers

Removed: news agency feed article

The article that you tried to access, which was part of a feed supplied by a news agency, is no longer on available on the Guardian …

Environmentalism

The price India pays to produce male heirs

Thirty five million Indian females are missing today.<p>Some were killed in the womb, others as infants, while still others succumbed in their desperate bid to have a male child. As the pendulum continues to swing toward a lopsided gender ratio, women find themselves being tugged from both ends.<p>On the …

India

Brazil Looks To Build A 10,000-Mile Virtual Fence

Brazil's borders are so vast, and the terrain so inhospitable, that attempting to secure them has seemed a virtually impossible task.<p>But Brazil's rapidly expanding economy has made the country a magnet for illegal immigration, drug smuggling and other illicit activities, and now the country has …

How the Afghan Conflict Will Be Decided

A horrific week for U.S. casualties reaffirms President Obama's rush to rely on the Afghan army. But can they handle it?<p>KABUL, Afghanistan - Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi thumbs excitedly through a brochure prepared for him by Textron, the U.S. defense contractor. "This is what I want!" the Afghan army …

Ricin-letters suspect tried to 'elude' FBI, documents say

A former martial arts instructor charged with sending poisoned letters to President Barack Obama and other officials spotted government agents tailing him in the days before his arrest and then tried to dodge them — using tactics that included hiding under a blanket — according to FBI documents …