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Financing Hamas: How Cash Gets In The Wrong Hands In Gaza


Worldcrunch.com / CALCALIST TEL AVIV — Last February, a court in Jerusalem ordered a seven-year prison sentence for Kifah Sarhan, a senior Hamas official based in Jerusalem, on charges of membership in a terror organization and dealing with property for terrorism.

China, Still A Shady Neighbor for Southeast Asian Countries


Worldcrunch.com / CAIXINMEDIA BEIJING — What is holding back trade expansion with Southeast Asian countries?

Ain't Easy Being Russian In The Netherlands Right Now


Worldcrunch.com / DIE WELT MAASTRICHT — The worst thing about it, says Marina Smirnova, is that people won’t tell her directly to her face what they think of her.

Gaza Ceasefire Cracks, Yukos Verdict, Hygienic Fist Bumps


Worldcrunch.com / WHILE YOU SLEPT Monday, July 28, 2014 UN’S MIDNIGHT CALL FOR CEASEFIRE GOES UNHEEDED  The UN Security Council agreed on a statement during an emergency midnight meeting calling for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire” in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas that has killed more than 1,000 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and more than 40 Israeli soldiers in just three weeks, the AP reports.

Rebuilding Timbuktu's Destroyed Heritage


Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE TIMBUKTU — Sand and mounds of stone are everywhere. That’s all that’s left.

Route 66, Cruising The Most American Road Of Them All


Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG KINGMAN — The road to Seligman, Arizona, carries a famous name — the roadside sign reads Historic Route 66.

Route 66, Cruising The Most American Road Of Them All


Worldcrunch.com / SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG KINGMAN — The road to Seligman, Arizona, carries a famous name — the roadside sign reads Historic Route 66.

In Ukraine, Sworn Enemies With So Much In Common


Worldcrunch.com / LE TEMPS DONETSK — Bouchouï fights for Ukraine’s unity and against the Russian invader. Faria, instead, is a separatist, and stands against fascism and international mercenaries.

Press, Power And Corruption In A Changing China


Worldcrunch.com / ECONOMIC OBSERVER BEIJING — Since Chinese President Xi Jinping took office at the end of 2012, at least 23 high-ranking local officials have been fired because of corruption.

Intifada 3.0: How The West Bank Changes Gaza Calculus


Worldcrunch.com / LA STAMPA RAMALLAH — "The Gaza demands [...] are the demands of the entire Palestinian people." It was late Wednesday night when Yasser Abed Rabbo, a veteran of the Palestine Liberation Organization, came out of meetings with top leaders of Fatah, which governs the West Bank.

Harp Duo Beautifully Mixes Welsh And West African Sounds


Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita at the Dutch Harp Festival, in March 2014 — Photo: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita.  Clychau Dibon is a one-of-a-kind album.

Women-At-The-Beach Cliches, A German Take On 4 Nationalities


Worldcrunch.com / DIE WELT The Germans What she looks like A German girl prefers to go someplace she knows.

Wake Up France! The 'New' Anti-Semitism, As Dangerous As Ever


Worldcrunch.com / LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR PARIS — Never in my life did I think that on the streets of Paris I would hear cries of "Juif, la France n'est pas à toi" (Jew, France is not yours).

Wake Up France! The 'New' Anti-Semitism, As Dangerous As Ever


Worldcrunch.com / LE NOUVEL OBSERVATEUR PARIS — Never in my life did I think that on the streets of Paris I would hear cries of "Juif, la France n'est pas à toi" (Jew, France is not yours).

Algerian Crash, Kerry's Truce Proposal, Space Geckos


Worldcrunch.com / WHILE YOU SLEPT Friday, July 25, 2014 NO ALGERIAN FLIGHT SURVIVORS French President François Hollande confirmed in televised comments today that French soldiers reached the wreckage of Algerian Airlines flight AH5017 in Mali, and retrieved one of the plane's two black boxes.

Duped Too Often By 'Healers,' Congo's Diabetics Embrace Real Medicine


Worldcrunch.com / SYFIA INTERNATIONAL MATADI — Diabetic patients in the Bas-Congo province, in the western region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, have had enough with traditional practitioners.

The Russian Dream Is All About Empire


Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE MOSCOW — According to Lenin, Joseph Stalin, the founder of the USSR's Red Empire, particularly liked "spicy food." Decades later, Vladimir Putin is now the one serving up the hot plates.

Stalin's Cursed Statue


It took more than five years to build Prague's gigantic Stalin Monument, which was eventually unveiled in 1955.

Negev Bedouins, Unprotected By Israel And Victims Of Hamas


Worldcrunch.com / LE MONDE QASR AL-SIR — There are no sirens here, no shelters and no “Iron Dome,” Israel's air defense system.

Pyramiden, The North Pole's Mysterious Ghost Town


Worldcrunch.com / LA STAMPA PYRAMIDEN — The Langoysund, an old fishing boat that takes people to Norway’s Svalbard fjords stops its motors on the narrow packed ice.


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