Worldcrunch.com / EL ESPECTADOR CARACAS – "There's chicken in the Bicentenario!" ran the rumor around the capital one recent morning - referring to a well-known chain of big-box retaliers.
Worldcrunch.com / CAIXINMEDIA BEIJING — The deadly attack by knife-wielding assailants at Kunming train station has brought enormous grief to the Chinese public.
Worldcrunch.com / PortalKBR STOCKHOLM — Some say Japanese-born Yoko Tawada who has adopted Germany as her home is a writer with a split cultural personality.
Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG MUNICH — Pharmaceutical companies know that doctors more frequently prescribe medicine produced by companies whose sales representatives visit them regularly.
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE U SLEPT OBAMA-PUTIN PHONE CALL, EU SANCTIONS During a one-hour phone conversation, President Barack Obama told Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that he had violated Ukraine’s sovereignty and its territorial integrity by sending troops into Crimea, The Daily Telegraph reports.
Worldcrunch.com / KOMMERSANT MOSCOW – The new regional government of Crimea would in theory be in a unique position to double-dip on aid from both Kiev and Moscow.
KHARKIV — There’s a critical situation in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, and it doesn't involve human rights.
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Worldcrunch.com / LA STAMPA ALCORTA — Walter Canzani’s farm is in one of the most fertile zones of Argentina’s Pampas region.
Worldcrunch.com / DIE WELT WASHINGTON – It's prime time in America, and the cable television channel AMC is showing Sylvester Stallone’s nearly 30-year-old film Rocky IV. In this installment of the boxing saga, the American hero Rocky Balboa gets roughed up pretty bad in the first round by Soviet muscle machine Drago.
Worldcrunch.com / MADA MASR CAIRO — Political satirist Bassem Youssef and the El Bernameg team are three episodes into the latest season of their comic news show, currently airing on satellite channel MBC Masr after being unceremoniously booted off CBC last November.
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE U SLEPT CRIMEAN LAWMAKERS VOTE TO JOIN RUSSIA Crimean lawmakers voted unanimously this morning to join the Russian Federation and asked Russia to examine the request.
Amalienborg, the winter home of the Danish royal family, consists of four identical palaces situated around an octagonal square.
Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG Hanna Sabass and Daniel Gerecke, both of whom have university degrees in geography, had been working for a decade in international development.
Worldcrunch.com / KOMMERSANT SEVASTOPOL — Tension is running high around the Ukrainian navy base in Sevastopol and around Belbek airport, with several spontaneous demonstrations breaking out.
Worldcrunch.com / PortalKBR AJMER — In India, 70% of the population lives in rural areas, mostly in poverty.
In Tehran, concern is growing that tensions between Western capitals and Moscow over the showdown in Ukraine could undermine progress on resolving Iran's own standoff with the West over its nuclear program.
A small dog on an airport runway last month reportedly caused quite a problem for a Yemeni plane attempting to land at Ta'izz airport, near the Red Sea in the Yemeni Highlands.
Worldcrunch.com / LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR PARIS — Behind the armored glass in the court where he was tried for “conspiracy to commit terrorist acts,” Ibrahim O.
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE U SLEPT CAN U.S. AND RUSSIA START DIALOGUE ON UKRAINE? U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov are meeting today in Paris with other world leaders, on the sidelines of a long-planned conference on Lebanon.