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In India, More Women Are Playing Matchmaker For Themselves

With rising economic power, a new generation of Indian women is giving matchmaking a modern twist. While most Indian marriages are still arranged, single women are increasingly making their own choices, meeting potential mates via marriage-focused websites and companies that organize group outings.
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War Of Words: France Debates Teaching Courses In English

The French Parliament is at odds over a measure that would allow French universities to teach in English. Those in favor say it will help attract more international students, while opponents fear it will marginalize the French language.
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Toronto Mayor: 'I Do Not Use Crack Cocaine'

Rob Ford responded to a video that surfaced last week that The Toronto Star says appears to show him smoking the drug.
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Toronto Mayor Dodges Accusations Of Crack Cocaine Use

Melissa Block talks to Jeff Semple of the CBC about the video that appears to show Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
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Print Media Thrives In Myanmar Where Internet Is Limited

Although print media is often seen as past its prime in the U.S. and Europe, in many Asian countries such as China and India newspapers are thriving and expanding. One example is Myanmar, also known as Burma, where only 1 percent of the people have access to the Internet, and private daily newspapers are rushing into print after decades of being banned.

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