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Australia will be seeking their 33rd Ashes series win when the series starts in Cardiff on July 8.
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The Ashes will be played out over two months and five cities, but some players will have a bigger say in the result than others.
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The European Central Bank has fired a warning shot at Greece by refusing to raise the cap on loans available for the struggling nation after its...
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You would hope American soccer authorities would never tweet what the official account of the English national team did.
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The bad boy of English cricket says his former teammates must fight fire with fire if they want to win the upcoming Ashes series.
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Joaquim Rodriguez has won the third stage of the Tour de France, which was marred by a major crash which forced Australian Simon Gerrans to abandon.
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A Spaniard by birth, the Reverend Francisco Cortes walks slowly with a cane with a built-in flashlight and admits to a lifelong weakness for cigars.
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Nick Kyrgios believes Bernard Tomic's suspension for Australia's upcoming Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan is too harsh.
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Finance News Update, what you need to know
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South Carolina lawmakers take a major step toward passing legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state capitol in...
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Mitchell Johnson has been fine-tuning his preparations for Wednesday's Ashes opener in Cardiff with a hostile nets spell that left his teammates...
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Socceroos midfielder Massimo Luongo can become one of the finest players produced by Australia, believes QPR director football Les Ferdinand.
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Every mass killing or school shooting leads to a debate over whether publicising the tragedies influences violent crime. A new statistical study has...


We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker led an

Forest Whitaker, Humanitarian, CEO and Founder of WPDI, Actor, gave a

On February 4, 2015, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Health

The ultra-durable One World Futbol, a soccer ball that never needs a

South Sudan | 5 February 2015


January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

In the winter of 2012, WPDI provided our key partner in

  • The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) extends to

Whitaker’s international influence is not limited to Hollywood. He’s

In South Sudan, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

A speech about the conflict in South Sudan and how WPDI is helping to

Academy award winner Forest Whitaker visited Findley Elementary in Des

Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

Forest Whitaker returns to inspire Des Moines students

People Magazine, “Forest Whitaker Uses His Start Power to Fight for

RTT News, “Forest Whitaker Honored for His Civil Rights Work in Uganda

United Nations Radio, “Forest Whitaker launches peace organization in

Zain Company, “Forest Whitaker visits Zain South Sudan offices to

“A Message from UNESCO’s Forest Whitaker on Peace in South Sudan”,

Ericsson website, “Peace Initiative launched in Mexico with Forest


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