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Spain with the cup after the World Cup 2010 Final against Netherlands in 2010

Mexico’s soccer team coach may have made heads spin when he said he wanted players to avoid having sex at next month’s World Cup in Brazil. But to coach Miguel “El Piojo” Herrera it made perfect, if not totally scientific, sense: Abstinence will make his men maximize their performance on the field. Read more»

A fruit and vegetable vendor at a street market in Guadalajara, Mexico, on March 27, 2014.

The citrus fruit has become such a precious commodity that gangs of thieves are even stealing 'green gold' by the ton. Read more»

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Hugo Chavez’s legacy polarizes left and right like few other issues. Here, GlobalPost unpacks five of the more contentious claims about Venezuela. Read more»

Shanghai's perennial fog-and-pollution

The world is producing too much carbon dioxide to limit global warming to a few degrees, reports the AP. Read more»

Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes, seen here as a young soldier, denies any role in the slaughter of 250 villagers at Dos Erres in 1982.

In May 1985, a Guatemalan Army lieutenant named Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes deserted, flew to San Francisco and requested political asylum, asserting that leftist guerrillas in his war-torn homeland were gunning for him. Read more»

A report out Monday — that that nearly 60,000 foreigners are in Australia unlawfully — should give pause for thought. It's not the 4,700-odd "boat people" accepted by Canberra each year. These illegals are (mainly) Americans, Britons, Chinese, Malaysians and South Koreans. Read more»

Stalled six-nation talks to discuss North Korea’s nuclear disarmament will reportedly resume next week in Geneva, according to a South Korean news report. Read more»

The British government is exploring ways in which it might restrict the use of social media. Read more»

When President Barack Obama addressed the British Parliament last week, he called the United States and Britain "the greatest catalyst for global action". Read more»

U.S. soldiers aid counterparts in training in Bamako, Mali, in March. More countries are following suit by training military in countries in conflict.

Recent events bring to light the ability, and need, for countries to work together for a stable global atmosphere. Read more»

Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, meets with Afghan Chief of General Staff Lieutenant Gen. Sher Mahammed Karimi, and Pakistan Chief of Army Staff Gen. Ashfaq Kayani, during a Tripartite Commission, Dec. 23. Once U.S. troops leave efforts in Pakistan following the death of Osama bin Laden, they again will be faced with their own cold war — with Afghanistan.

The United States and Pakistan both have their own agendas in battling extremist terrorism. Read more»

Pro-democracy activists demonstrate in the streets of Sana'a, Yemen, on March 11. Protesters have been told to refrain from carrying any images of Osama bin Laden following his death by U.S. forces Sunday.

Pro-democracy 0rganizers in the ancestral homeland of Osama bin Laden tell street protesters not to raise banners of the al-Qaeda leader. Read more»

Hosni Mubarak

Democracy is good for Egypt. It's bad for the U.S., but that's our fault. As Egypt reorganizes under some form of religion-dominated democracy, it is also inevitable that they will turn away from the United States. We’re getting ready to eat the fruit of the poisonous tree we nurtured. Read more»

If anyone has any doubt about the potentially devastating consequences “leaked” diplomatic cables can have, the opening sentences of the infamous “Zimmerman Telegram” should lay them to rest. Read more» 3

The WHO projects that in 2015, the number of overweight adults will balloon to 2.3 billion, up from 1.6 billion in 2005. And the number of obese will rise to 700 million, up from 400 million. Read more»

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