The Strange Russian Accident That Hopped Over to France

The Strange Russian Accident That Hopped Over to France

Most crimes that affect the French in such a visceral way are rooted in something more abstract: economic crimes, discrimination, corruption. The cold, high-profile murder of writer-journalist Anna Politkovskaya in 2006 seems to be…

Cuba turns up heat on dissidents

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Cuba turns up heat on dissidents

By Charles Haviland, BBC News, Havana A handful of opponents used garden hoses on the police Police in Cuba have detained three leading dissidents as they tried to march in central Havana. The march…

Copenhagen Metro design concept makes travel more fun

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Copenhagen Metro design concept makes travel more fun

Written by Staff Writer at CNN Can’t travel to Copenhagen this weekend? That’s no reason to snub the rail system that makes transport between the Danish capital and its neighboring areas so straightforward. Danish…

Miaow! Tennis player Peng Shuai disappears

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Miaow! Tennis player Peng Shuai disappears

Written by by Zi Sze Yong, CNN It’s been less than 24 hours since the last sightings of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, and pressure is growing for China to explain her disappearance. The…