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Watch the adorable thank-you video Moldovan winemakers made for their Norwegian customers
What they lack in Norwegian language skills, they make up for with heart.
France bans super-skinny models in anorexia clampdown
France will ban excessively thin fashion models and expose modeling agents and the fashion houses that hire them to possible fines and even jail, under a new law passed on Friday.
These are the places that are trying to put the brakes on Uber
Uber's worth $40 billion. Will that be enough to cover its legal fees?
Airbnb opens rental listings for US travelers to Cuba
Airbnb said it saw a 70 percent spike in US searches for rentals in Cuba, so it added more than 1,000 listings on the island.
Argentina has stopped keeping count of poor people for some strange reasons
The economy minister claims a poverty rate is ‘stigmatizing’ and gives opponents a way to trash the government.
Latin America divided between oil and green energy
Latin America spends billions of dollars subsidizing fossil fuels each year, but also has some of the world's largest renewable power programs, highlighting the energy-hungry region's divisions as it charts its future.
Indonesia's answer to Buzzfeed has insane potential
The potential market in Indonesia for viral content is pretty much unparalleled anywhere else in the world.
Brazilian police arrest another executive in Petrobras probe
Nearly 100 have been indicted in the corruption scandal so far.
This North Korean is getting rich off capitalism
Black markets along the Chinese border are now spawning a new generation of entrepreneurs.
Not everyone is afraid of Ukraine’s economic crisis
Kyiv’s middle class isn’t letting one little economic crisis get it down.
Gates and Bloomberg set up global anti-tobacco legal defense fund
The billionaire philanthropists are looking to help poor countries defend anti-smoking laws against cigarette corporations’ ‘bullying.’
The air in this major city is way more polluted than the air in Beijing
And, oddly, it's the city's extremely harsh penalties for air pollution that might be the problem.
Here's how the Cambodians who stitch your clothes are routinely abused
A Human Rights Watch report calls out H&M, Gap and others for the exploitation of factory workers.
Britain's going to start regulating digital currencies. Here's why that's great news for bitcoin
Is a 'stamp of approval' from the UK government just what the cryptocurrency needs to take off?
Antarctica: Straight to the bottom of the earth
After reporting from the Arctic with the GroundTruth team in 2012, Caitlin McNally embarks on a trip to Antarctica to cover the vast continent's delicate, and threatened, ecosystem.
First aid teams reach Vanuatu, find widespread devastation after cyclone
With winds of more than 185 mph, Cyclone Pam razed homes, smashed boats and washed away roads as it struck late on Friday into Saturday.
Dozens feared dead as cyclone pounds Pacific island of Vanuatu
The full extent of the damage is unknown, with limited communications in place after Super Cyclone Pam.
The euro has lost so much value it's now only worth a US dollar
Americans! If you've ever wanted to go to Europe, now is the time to do it.
What’s the Buzzfeed? The UK prime minister is about to find out
After snubbing UK broadcasters, David Cameron agrees to a beer with the online empire.
It turns out communist Vietnam loves capitalism more than the US does
Polls show the 'American Dream' is alive in Hanoi. In America? Not so much.
A solar-powered airplane is circling Earth and making history
The Solar Impulse 2 has a bigger wingspan than a 747, weighs as much as a minivan, and could be the future of air travel.
8 ways you are killing the environment that you probably didn't even realize
Keurig coffee makers aren't the only culprits here.
Malaysian PM vows to keep up search for MH370, report offers no new clues
Investigators believe the plane was flown thousands of miles off course before eventually crashing into the ocean off Australia.
How a Pyrenees pipeline could weaken Putin’s grip on European energy
The planned European Energy Union is going to be big, if they can pull it off.
5 signs that Cuba is already very open to Americans
The talks between Havana and Washington may be slow going, but Cuba is clearly emerging from its 1950s time capsule.
Why 3G might be the best thing that's happened to Ukraine this year
It’s a telecom gift to a country in need, even if much of the world is moving on to 4 or 5G.
Tsipras declares victory as Greece dodges financial collapse
'We won a battle, not the war. The difficulties, the real difficulties ... are ahead of us,' Tsipras said.
Why justice in Korean Air’s nut rage case was a big surprise
The executive’s prison term comes amid impunity that dwarfs Wall Street’s.
Thanks to 'Swiss Leaks' we know how much money rich people are hiding from the world
Analysis: Heard about income inequality lately? Here's one way the rich keep getting richer.
Europe's other Greek problem
Beyond the economy, Athens' ties with Moscow are causing concern for allies.
3 big takeaways from the shakeup at Brazil's Petrobras oil company
CEO Maria das Gracas Foster and five other top executives resigned from South America's largest scandal-ridden corporation.