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#Saudi Arabia’s new king has the fastest-growing Twitter profile in the world, in a country where officials are struggling to marry the meteoric rise in popularity of social media with attempts to maintain tight control over information.

King #Salman added more than half a million followers in the past week, outpacing the gains by popular American singer Taylor Swift or President Barack Obama , according to Social Bakers, a social-media research company. #obama   #taylorswift   #rihanna  

http://www.wsj.com/articles/new-saudi-king-amasses-twitter-following-1422401589?mod=WSJ_hp_Europe_EditorsPicks
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Linguistic imperialism: Vladimir Putin justified his annexation of Crimea on the ground that he owed protection to Russian speakers everywhere. Our chart shows what the world might look like using Putin's innovative attitude towards borders http://econ.st/QiQE1e 
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Watchdog Investigates Possible Chlorine Gas Attack in Syria

The watchdog agency that monitors compliance with the global chemical weapons treaty said Tuesday it was looking into allegations that chlorine gas was used in a raid on a Syrian village earlier this month.

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Conservatives say introducing physical education to girls schools will lead to prostitution and adultery 
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Susan Wojcicki built Google into a $55 billion advertising giant. Now shes running YouTube. Her job: Do it again. via Fast Company http://buff.ly/1qNcUNg
Susan Wojcicki built Google into a $55 billion advertising giant. Now shes running YouTube. Her job: Do it again.
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Alibaba's IPO could be the biggest deal in Internet history. Transactions on its online sites totaled $240 billion last year, more than eBay and Amazon combined. http://on.wsj.com/1j2YQi7
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Costa Rica's national parks have become almost as dangerous for park rangers as it has for the parks' hunted animals http://aje.me/1qOYCef
Poachers are becoming increasingly hostile towards ecologists in the central American nation.
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  • The Wall Street Journal
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I like long walks on the beach, candlelit dinners and clichés
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I'm a journalist for the Wall Street Journal based in sunny and salubrious Dubai. I cover a bunch of topics including tech startups, airlines and real estate.
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  • Corfe Hills School
    1999 - 2004
  • University of Leeds
    Mathematics, 2004 - 2007
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