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United Kingdom

The Invisible Hand At Rest

Legendary 18th-century Scottish economist Adam Smith is buried at the Canongate Kirkyard in Edinburgh, in the shadow of the iconic cliffs of Salisbury ...

Cyprus

A Pelican's Pause

When the famous pelicans of Mykonos get tired of all the attention, do they take a break and fly down to the calmer shores of ...

United States

Trump Presidency Begins, 27 Front Pages From Around The World

Newspapers across the globe featured a defiant, "America First" Donald Trump taking over the Whit...

France

Circumnavigating In The Age Of Trump

—Analysis— Back in the 16th century, it took Ferdinand Magellan’s crew more than two years to sail around the world. Yesterday, a new record was set in the prestigious Vendée Globe solo sailing ...

United States

The World Braces For Hurricane Trump

Beyond the beltway, far from America's heartland: the most unlikely of incoming U.S. presiden...

Nigeria

Caught In The Crossfire In Nigeria

-Analysis- With the violence that ISIS has sown in the West, it’s sometimes easy to forget about Boko Haram, another Islamist terror outfit, which while pledging allegiance to ISIS has confined ...

France

A New World Disorder

PARIS — Put any two Americans abroad (of a particular political bent — or not?) in the same room, and they’ll try at first to avoid the elephant in said room. It won’t last. The time has come to ...

Morocco

The King's Door

Glimpsing through the crack of the imposing brass doors was as much as we were going to see of the Royal Palace of Fes: Visitors are (still) unfortunately not allowed ...