Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE -Essay- PARIS — Macronism is the product of a particularly French ideal: the enlightened despot.
Worldcrunch.com / WORLDCRUNCH The western state of Maharashtra, home of Mumbai and the biggest regional economy of India, announced this month that it will waive farmer loans worth 1,140 billion rupees, or nearly $18 billion.
Worldcrunch.com / LE FIGARO PARIS — Donald Tusk had a dream: The United Kingdom was staying in the European Union — For him, this vision isn't just a pure imaginary digression.
Worldcrunch.com / WORLDCRUNCH There is a well-known statue of Charlie Chaplin in Vevey, Switzerland, not far from my hometown, where the great American actor lived for 25 years.
Worldcrunch.com / DIE WELT BERLIN — The room where the reformation of Islam is intended to begin measures a total of 90 square meters (969 sq feet).
Worldcrunch.com / BLOOMBERG NEWS The latest big news out of the Middle East is that Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ousted the crown prince and installed his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, in that position.
Worldcrunch.com / ECONOMIC OBSERVER TOKYO — The popular Chinese imagination of Japan has followed along with Japan’s evolution over the past four decades.
Worldcrunch.com / EL ESPECTADOR -Essay- BOGOTA — Saddam. Stalin. Pinochet. Hilter. Dictators all of them, with an unquenchable thirst for power and a terrifying taste for violence.
Worldcrunch.com / LE FIGARO PARIS - Notre-Dame Cathedral continues to draw millions in the center of Paris.
Worldcrunch.com / SYRIA DEEPLY Ahmad Muhammad al-Na’sani was haunted by thoughts of his death long before he died.
Worldcrunch.com / WORLDCRUNCH Image is valuable currency in our modern world. It can make or break a brand, or a career.
Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE SOLOGNE — Whenever Jean-Pierre Fleury's mother talked to her son about the fate of the Armenian people, she would always end her story with a reminder: "Never forget it was Turks who saved us..." Fleury, growing up in France, had only...
Worldcrunch.com / KBR KABUL — When a series of terrorist attacks rocked the Afghan capital late last month, killing more than 150, less than a kilometer away from worst blast, a group of women were busy preparing a morning show for the country’s only TV...
Worldcrunch.com / LE TEMPS GENEVA — The war against ISIS is in full swing. In Mosul and in Raqqa — the terror group's respective Iraqi and Syrian strongholds — a deluge of fire that grows less and less respectful of civilian life has meant that the presence of...
Worldcrunch.com / TAKE 5 Despacito, by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi, is 2017’s runaway worldwide hit.
Worldcrunch.com / CLARIN BUENOS AIRES — Beijing recently hosted the 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, a chance for signatory states to agree on how to better protect what may be the last bit of the planet with vast, pristine natural territories.
Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG BERLIN — Paul has started taking karate classes. Once a week he practices striking, blocking, kicking.
Worldcrunch.com / WORLDCRUNCH Spain is a land rich in diversity of cuisine and culture, natural wonders and memorable personalities.
Worldcrunch.com / LE TEMPS GENEVA — It may sound like hocus-pocus, but with the growing influx of African migrants, social services in Switzerland are having to tackle a new and perplexing problem: witchcraft.
Worldcrunch.com / FOLHA DE S. PAULO SÃO PAULO — In "Cracolandia" (Crackland), in the Brazilian megalopolis of São Paulo, almost anything can be exchanged for drugs: a shower head, an empty rucksack, cachaça, headphones, radio-controlled cars, a lampshade.