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Economists say Venezuela's shortages stem from price controls meant to make basic goods available to the poorest parts of society and the government's controls on foreign currency.
Kentucky Fried Chicken is making its way to Gaza through underground smuggling tunnels beneath the Gaza-Egypt border.
Taxes might be one of life's only certainties, but no one ever said they couldn't be weird.
Like airplanes and helicopters, witches on broomsticks must also obey the Swaziland's aviation laws.
Outrage erupts in France over an anti-gay marriage propaganda poster that depicts the country's black justice minister as a raging gorilla.
From food vans to gastropubs and a wine show, GlobalPost's Erin Conway-Smith shares a sunny and delicious Friday in Joburg.
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The campaign 'Kurd Men for Equality' is a response to an Iranian court's sentence for a man found guilty in a domestic dispute.
For the first time since 9/11, polls show that more respondents are unwilling to sacrifice personal freedoms to reduce the threat of terrorism.
After a disturbing sequence of events, a high school teacher in Seoul has been arrested for causing bodily harm and public exposure.
If Westboro members follow through on threats to picket funerals for Boston Marathon bombing victims, they will be met and perhaps blocked by the Teamsters Local 25.
South African soldiers have a new camouflaged weapon in their arsenal.
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In the wake of the Boston Marathon explosions, many took to the internet to express their sympathy for the victims of the attack.
On a day when tens of thousands of people pack the streets to watch one of the world's best known marathons, two explosions kill two and injure dozens more.
It's official. ‘The best new music in the world right now’ will be available ‘soon’, Twitter has confirmed.
GlobalPost's Senior Correspondent in Israel, Noga Tarnopolsky, served up her version of #AFridayIn on the rocks with some muddled cucumber as she took our Twitter followers on a gin-fueled evening in Jerusalem.
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Complete with a vibrant pink fiesta dress, a pet Chihuahua and a passport, Mexico Barbie is coming to a toy shelf near you.
In a clear sign of Chinese frustration with the North Koreans, Jon Stewart's 'Nuke Kid on the Block' clip garners record-breaking views in China.