Worldcrunch.com / ECONOMIC OBSERVER -OpEd- BEIJING — Since last year Chinese television has started to feel the threat of new media and to regard TV as a sunset industry.
Worldcrunch.com / LE TEMPS GAZA — Days after Israel's "elimination" of four senior Hamas commanders, the "hunt for traitors" is in full swing inside the Islamic organization.
Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG BERLIN — For many in Ukraine the city of Enerhodar is known simply as "Atomic City." It was founded a couple of decades ago to accommodate a power station, and the city with its 50,000 inhabitants in southeastern Ukraine is known today as one of the country's main energy suppliers.
Worldcrunch.com / LES ECHOS After the latest preparatory races in mid-August on England's Donington Park circuit, all eyes are now on the first world championship of electric cars, to be held Sept.
Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG MOSCOW — It's a typical summer night at Gorky Park on the bank of the Moskva River.
Worldcrunch.com / PortalKBR JAKARTA — In a suburban part of Jakarta, we're walking down a dirt road up to a very small pink house at the end of an alley.
The Madagascar pochard, the world's rarest bird, is at a serious risk of extinction. The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), which led a study on the species, estimates that only 25 individual birds now remain in the wild.
It's Friday — time to check out some of the songs topping charts around the world: Portugal: Anselmo Ralph - "Unica Mulher" Venezuela: Enrique Iglesias feat.
Worldcrunch.com / LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR -Analysis- PARIS — What can Europe do after Kiev's desperate call for help in dealing with the invasion of Russian troops in eastern Ukraine, where separatists are gaining control?
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE YOU SLEPT Friday, August 29, 2014 UKRAINE PLANS NATO MEMBERSHIP NATO officials are holding an emergency meeting in Brussels this morning after it released satellite imagery showing “well over 1,000” Russian troops in Ukraine, warning that 20,000 more were “amassed at the border,” the Financial Times reports.
Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE GAZA — Palestinian human rights organizations have used the truce in Gaza to begin their difficult investigation work on a war that has already killed more than 2,000 people.
Though Petra is awe-inspiring, I'm not sure I'd go back today. A trip to Jordan must be very different now than it was 18 years ago.
Worldcrunch.com / CLARIN BUENOS AIRES — Creditors may find him infuriating, but teenaged girls seem to adore Argentina's youthful Finance Minister Axel Kicillof.
Worldcrunch.com / DIE WELT -OpEd- BERLIN — We can deal with the ISIS terror group, or Islamic State, the way Moscow handled a Lebanese group that abducted a Soviet diplomat in the 1980s.
Worldcrunch.com / CAIXINMEDIA -Analysis- BEIJING — Chinese authorities have raised concern in the business world after recent antitrust investigations into several multinational companies such as Microsoft, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE YOU SLEPT Thursday, August 28, 2014 UKRAINE DENOUNCES “RUSSIAN TROOP DEPLOYMENT” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko cancelled a trip to Turkey over what he described as “Russian troop deployments” in eastern Ukraine.
Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE BANGUI — Not a single stone. Not a single carat. Since May 23, 2013, and the suspension of the Kimberley Process — the certification scheme for the origin of rough diamonds — the Central African Republic (CAR) has officially exported none of the many diamonds that lie in its rivers.
Who's this good-looking fellow dressed as Apollo and followed by his court of Muses, you ask? I told you before I used to take Carnival costumes pretty seriously.
Worldcrunch.com / KOMMERSANT MOSCOW — People usually associate Russian conservatism with its citizens' political tastes, but marketing professionals have long ago seen another connection — literally, in consumer tastes.
The world's first live broadcast panda cub delivery was canceled Tuesday — not because something went wrong, no, just because Mama Panda wasn't actually pregnant.