Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE -OpEd- PARIS — From Vichy France to the Algerian War, the demand that France “open the archives” resonates every time the country struggles with one of its “pasts that don’t pass.” Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide of the Tutsi people, researchers are once again singing this refrain, especially in light of the provocative declarations from Rwandan President Paul Kagame accusing France of involvement in the tragedy.
Worldcrunch.com / CLARIN -Opinion- It seems unlikely that our great grandfathers, or their fathers, asked themselves, "What will my son do for a living?
Photographs that have caught our eye and captured events.
Worldcrunch.com / LA STAMPA PALERMO — I learned how to cook in Mosé, in Sicily, on my family’s farm. We made the tastiest of meals with vegetables from our own garden and the best that came from the chicken coop.
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE U SLEPT KIEV LAUNCHES NEW ASSAULT IN EASTERN UKRAINE The Ukrainian military launched an offensive against pro-Russian militants just outside the eastern city of Sloviansk, sending armored vehicles and a helicopter, according to RTÉ, with Ukraine’s Interior Ministry reporting at least five dead on the pro-Russian side.
Worldcrunch.com / DIE WELT SLOVIANSK — Pavel is picking up shards of glass in front of his house in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk.
Up until we went on a cruise on the Volga, the very name of the river brought images of iciness, Czars, snow, and tales of folklore.
Worldcrunch.com / CAIXINMEDIA -OpEd- This is the time of year when American colleges inform applicants whether they’ll be accepted or not.
Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE PARIS — Roundworms defend palm trees against red palm weevils, and minute wasps protect corn against European corn worms.
If you're here searching for the secret to eternal life forget it, we're not there yet. But in the meantime, here's some supercentenarians from around the world with their own secrets to a long life.
Worldcrunch.com / DIE WELT BERLIN — The successful candidate has to be a good team player who can fit seamlessly into the company’s dynamic team.
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE U SLEPT KERRY AND LAVROV EXCHANGE BLAME In a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, U.S.
Worldcrunch.com / KOMMERSANT MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared publicly last week that investment in recently annexed Crimea would not come at the expense of other government projects.
Strong foreground, nice depth of field, striking colors, llamas ... What more could you ask for in a picture?
Worldcrunch.com / GAZETA WYBORCZA WARSAW — The conditional tense does not describe well the state of affairs — it is already quite obvious that Russia is baldly ignoring what it signed last week in Geneva. Listening to the state-owned TV channel, Rossija, is enough to realize that.
Worldcrunch.com / EL ESPECTADOR LIMA — It is no small feat to manage to interview Mario Vargas Llosa.
Residents of Ballarpur city in India woke up to an unpleasant surprise this week, after a full-grown leopard had taken shelter in a cowshed during the night.
Worldcrunch.com / WHILE U SLEPT BIDEN VISITS KIEV IN SHOW OF SUPPORT U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with Ukrainian leaders Tuesday in a show of support for the new government.
BANDAR ABBAS — A “few seconds” after an Iranian man's hanging began, his victim's relatives called prison officials to grant a pardon, as Iranian laws allow.
When we went to Thailand, we chose not to go for the usual touristy spots along the coast, exploring instead the beauty of the country's inland regions and their adorned buddhas.