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Oct 30, 2014
1:06 am
BEIJING — Did you know that in America, workers toil for a lowly $3 to $5 an hour? And that’s hardly enough to live on when 'a meal at a roadside cafe costs $20-$40 per person.' These erroneous claims are some of many made in 'Broken Dreams in America,' an essay by Zhou Xiaoping. The 33-year-old has become the official toast of Beijing after Chinese President Xi Jinping singled him out for special praise. President Xi hailed his work as possessing 'positive energy.'
Oct 30, 2014
8:30 am
Homepage chatter v2
Clashes around one of Jerusalem's holiest sites, and tensions with continued Jewish settlement building, are worrisome.
Oct 29, 2014
2:10 pm
Liberia facts 5
Liberians are people, not viruses.
Oct 29, 2014
1:21 am
Spain castel 10 28 2014
The restive Spanish region of Catalonia is preparing for a symbolic referendum on secession, even as the government is moving to block it.
Oct 29, 2014
9:00 am
Kurds turkey oct. 29 2014
In Iraq, security forces said they are advancing in a new offensive to retake the country's biggest oil refinery that has been besieged by IS.
Oct 29, 2014
11:04 am
Janet yellen oct. 17 2014
With jobs growth now running at a firm clip, the Fed's focus has turned to inflation, which remains well below its 2.0 percent target.
Oct 29, 2014
11:03 am
Faso
As Zambia’s president dies in office, protesters in Burkina Faso are trying to stop their own leader from doing the same.
Africa, Need to Know
Oct 29, 2014
1:21 am
India kama sutra statue 0
It starts with kids.
Oct 29, 2014
10:44 am
Hong kong protests oct. 29 2014
The move comes as Hong Kong protesters entered their fifth week of demonstrations.
Oct 29, 2014
1:21 am
Canada coffin 2014 10 28
Stop blaming Canada.
Oct 28, 2014
12:21 am
Kachin heroin user opium warfare
Shopkeepers dispense needles as small change. Addicts prefer them to dirty, worn bills.
Oct 28, 2014
7:38 am
Pistorius jub jub prison justice
The state appeals Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence, and South Africans question a system that judged one celebrity killer a murderer and another just negligent.
Oct 27, 2014
4:36 pm
Disease map lead 2
'Tuberculosis' and 'AIDS' aren't trending on Twitter, but they probably should be.
Oct 28, 2014
9:03 am
Ebola preparedness us oct. 21 2014
'Western countries are creating mass panic which is unhelpful in containing a contagious disease like Ebola,' Ugandan government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said.
Need to Know, Health
Oct 28, 2014
12:16 pm
Tunisia election
One revolution and two elections later, it is a very different country than it was four years ago.
Africa, Need to Know
Oct 28, 2014
12:21 am
Novosibirsk
As the Kremlin backs separatists in Ukraine, Russian activists calling for 'federalization' are finding out different rules apply at home.
Oct 28, 2014
11:04 am
Myanmar emerges wins rfk
GlobalPost CEO and Founder Philip S. Balboni: ‘We are deeply honored.’
Oct 27, 2014
5:01 pm
US troops leave Helmand 2014 10 27
The US and UK forces' withdrawal from the southern Afghan province marks a major step in winding down the war. But look at what they're leaving behind.
Oct 27, 2014
12:06 pm
Hungary internet lead
Don't mess with net neutrality.
Oct 28, 2014
9:42 am
Syrian kurdish refugees oct. 22 2014
More than three million Syrians have fled their country since the uprising that began in March 2011.
Need to Know, Syria
Oct 28, 2014
10:16 am
Italy migrants june 21 2014
Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron has put curbing immigration at the center of efforts to renegotiate Britain's membership of the EU.
Oct 27, 2014
1:55 am
Aghanistan society oct 26
A newspaper closed, an editor arrested, protests popping up in the capital, all over an article that almost no one has seen. What gives?
Oct 27, 2014
1:55 am
India modi project mausam
Project Mausam is Prime Minister Modi’s answer to China’s charm offensive.
Oct 27, 2014
2:33 pm
Ukraine elex
But it’s not clear how well the new legislature will be able to shoulder its heavy new responsibilities.