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A Mideast rivalry worth watching
World

A Mideast rivalry worth watching

Yahoo News At the heart of many Middle East conflicts lies a fierce rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Both now have leaders eager to win over young people with fundamental reform. For Saudis,

Canada as international peacekeeper, US unilateral approach to North Korea may be a 'viable new alternative,' 'Righteous outrage' doesn't produce social change, To tackle terrorism, Saudi Arabia and Iran must resolve rivalry
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Canada as international peacekeeper, US unilateral approach to North Korea may be a 'viable new alternative,' 'Righteous outrage' doesn't produce social change, To tackle terrorism, Saudi Arabia and Iran must resolve rivalry

Yahoo News "A government so eager to get back into peacekeeping, to have Canada 'step up' and assume its responsibilities as a committed member of the United Nations, now hesitates at the water’s

Sergio Ramos' spat with fans adds to Madrid-Sevilla rivalry
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Sergio Ramos' spat with fans adds to Madrid-Sevilla rivalry

Yahoo News MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos will be looking forward to seeing the back of Sevilla and its fans after their top-of-the-table Spanish league match on Sunday.

Trump's search for diplomat revives Romney, Huntsman rivalry
Politics

Trump's search for diplomat revives Romney, Huntsman rivalry

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — They are distant cousins, courtly would-be presidents and scions of Mormon dynasties once enmeshed in long and unsuccessful races to the White House. Now Donald Trump, the brash

Historic rugby rivalry moves west for first time
World

Historic rugby rivalry moves west for first time

PERTH, Australia (AP) — The Wallabies and All Blacks will head to Western Australia state in 2019 for the first Bledisloe Cup match in Perth between the traditional rugby rivals.

Mourinho v Wenger -- the rivalry in quotes
World

Mourinho v Wenger -- the rivalry in quotes

London (AFP) - As Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger prepare to resume their rivalry this weekend, AFP Sport recalls some of their most famous exchanges:

Bitter rivalry in Vietnam’s coffee shops
Business

Bitter rivalry in Vietnam’s coffee shops

High rents and expensive imported materials have driven local and foreign cafés into a costly coffee tug-of-war to win Vietnamese customers.

Turkey-Kurdish rivalry complicates push against Islamic State in Syria's Raqqa
World

Turkey-Kurdish rivalry complicates push against Islamic State in Syria's Raqqa

By Angus McDowall and Nick Tattersall BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Fighting between Turkey and Kurdish militias in northern Syria is complicating plans to drive their mutual enemy Islamic State from

In search of treasure from trash, rivalry gears up among Saigon waste collectors
Business

In search of treasure from trash, rivalry gears up among Saigon waste collectors

Saigon is Vietnam's largest producer of waste, with hungry players eager to chip in the lucrative pickup industry.

Vietnam's top taxi firm Vinasun forecasts profit drop amid rivalry with Grab, Uber
Business

Vietnam's top taxi firm Vinasun forecasts profit drop amid rivalry with Grab, Uber

'We have been under huge pressures,' its board chairman admitsTaxi-hailing apps had a good ride in Vietnam last year: reportUber ordered to respect Vietnam laws when running cab-hailing service