International

04/29/2016 - 5:00pm

    You can learn everything you need to know about the main challenges facing Africa today by talking to just two people in Senegal: the rapper and the weatherman. They’ve never met, but I could imagine them doing an amazing duet one day — words and weather predictions — on the future of Africa....

04/19/2016 - 2:00pm

    News broke this month of an unprecedented data leak: Some 11.5 million documents containing detailed, confidential information about more than 200,000 offshore companies involved with Mossack Fonseca, a Panamanian law firm, had fallen into the hands of the...

04/19/2016 - 1:00pm

    Last week, a respected Russia scholar in the U.S. speculated that the Kremlin might be behind the so-called Panama Papers, the big dump of data about offshore accounts that has implicated several countries' officials in shady dealings. And on Thursday, President...

04/18/2016 - 10:00am

    Sweden is supposedly one of the most innovative countries in Europe, and one of the happiest. And yet the founders of one of Sweden's showcase companies -- Spotify, the world's biggest music streaming service -- are unhappy with the country's business...

04/18/2016 - 9:00am

    Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his annual television call-in show on Thursday. This time, however, his heart didn't seem to be in it. As in the past, some of his statements failed the test of basic fact-checking. and he still sounded like a parody of...

04/17/2016 - 3:00pm

    "I think Islam hates us," Donald Trump said last month on CNN. "There's something there that - there's a tremendous hatred there. We have to get to the bottom of it. There's an unbelievable hatred of us."

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