"(The law) excessively restricts citizens' basic rights, such as the right to determine sexual affairs." — A South Korean court abolishing a 62-year-old law that bans extramarital affairs.

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"The moment settlements were established in the West Bank, the Interior Ministry set up ballot boxes almost automatically. There was no real question of whether they live in disputed territories or not." — Maoz Rosenthal, a professor of government and public policy at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, a college north of Tel Aviv, on the West Bank settlers' right to vote in Israeli elections.

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"Thanks to Allah. I was thankful to ... get the win for Afghanistan." — Samuillah Shenwari, who led Afghanistan's cricket team to its first-ever World Cup victory.