On Sunday, Iraqis focused on their country's struggle on a soccer field in Dubai instead of the war on the streets.
In Mandarin, there are a hundred ways to skirt an unpleasant negative.
When they rented a place to store things during a home renovation, it became like a second home.
At a rare meeting Sunday, some oil-producing nations tried to stabilize prices – and Western concerns over a recession.
But short-term pressures may keep them up for a while.
People are rethinking lucky numbers and buying up canned peaches thought to ward off harm, in light of China's recent earthquake, train crash, and Tibet protests.