Nao Kodaira of Japan hugs Sang-Hwa Lee of Korea after Kodaira beat Lee in the 500m speed skating finals. The two have finished within fractions of a second of each other for years and are constantly compared to one another.
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Mohammed Amin shows a picture of his 7-year-old daughter, Zainab Ansari, in Kasur, Pakistan, on Jan. 18. On Saturday, a 24-year-old local man, found guilty in her murder, was sentenced to die.
The environment is central to Bhutan's Gross National Happiness. The Index measures a myriad of issue including attitudes on conservation, pollution and waste. Preserving 60% of Bhutan's forests is enshrined in the constitution to maintain the country ecological diversity.
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