A Pirate's Feast

The United Kingdom isn't exactly renowned for its gastronomy, but I (lifelong French bon vivant ) have a special fondness for English pub food. Here in Cornwall, southwestern England, you could ...

Europe, Trapped Between U.S. Protectionism And Chinese Ambition

-Analysis- MUNICH — As far as industrial strategies and international competition are concerned, there’s no greater contrast than that between Europe's resignation and China's iron ...

For Dating Sites, Artificial Intelligence v. The Human Heart

French experts doubt that a machine can help you find your soulmate better than trusting the eternal language of love.

Medellin In The 80s: Cartels, Car Bombs And... Punk Rock?

At a time when crime and violence peaked in Colombia's second city, some young people sought refuge in the rough, head-banging vibe of punk music.


Mandela, Obama And French Lessons On World Cup Racism

“Sport [...] is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all kinds of discrimination.” Ever relevant words for 2018 from one of the great figures of ...


Women Need Not Apply: Why Italian Crisis Hits Female Unemployment First

Located in one of southern Italy's poorest regions, once thriving Crotone has the worst youth unemployment rate for women in the entire country: 90%.

South Africa

Watch: OneShot — Mandela's Walk To Freedom

The world is marking the centennial of one of history’s towering figures. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born 100 years ago, on July 18, 1918, in a small village on the eastern cape of South ...


France’s World Cup Win, Elixir For A Nation Hit By Terrorism

The victory of Les Bleus is a real boost for a nation that has been the repeated target of Islamist terror. Still it is not a magic solution to its many divisions.


For Cambodia Anemia Crisis, The Limits Of A 'Lucky Iron Fish'

They're cute, affordable and simple to use. But upon further review, Lucky Iron Fish aren't, perhaps, a legitimate cure to the widespread health problem of anemia.


Watch: One Shot - World Cup Champion France, Frozen In Time

France has brought home its second World Cup trophy, with a 4-2 victory over Croatia in the final in Moscow. For OneShot, we chose the image for the history books, accompanied by some locker-room ...


Gwadar Port, Where Chinese And Pakistani Ambitions Meet

GWADAR — Landing at Gwadar International Airport is a bit like landing on the moon. The tarmac lies in the middle of a desert, and there's no other aircraft in sight except for a C-130 from the ...


The 'Uber War' Heats Up On The Streets Of Buenos Aires

As Uber and Cabify continue to carry passengers in Argentina despite a court ban, some taxi drivers have decided to take matters into their own hands.


López Obrador, A Chance To Bring Mexico's Democracy To Life

The leftist president-elect has an opportunity to end shoddy political practices and turn the county — finally — into a lawful, thriving democracy.

United States

How Recycled Wastewater Could Pump New Life Into Tucson

The Santa Cruz River, once the city's lifeblood, has been bone-dry for the past 70 years. But if all goes according to plan, the ancient waterway could be back in action by as early as next year.

United States

Future Defense, Europe Must Get Equipped For Post-U.S. Order

-OpEd- WASHINGTON — After many weeks of claiming, dishonestly, that European allies "owe us a tremendous amount of money for many years back" — in fact, Europeans spend far more money on ...


China Unleashed, Europe Paralyzed: A View From Germany

The Asian giant is like a super-charged Formula 1 car racing past a beautiful, but old Fiat 500.


Who Is Killing Colombia's Community Organizers?

-OpEd- BOGOTA — There has been an alarming spike in targeted killings of activists since the decades-long war between the state and FARC guerilla force finally came to an end. Cases are ...


In Cairo, Makeshift Slums v. Government Housing Project

The two-year-old housing project is clean and orderly, unlike the makeshift dwellings its thousands of relocated residents left behind. But it's also isolated and dull.

United Kingdom

Watch: OneShot — Happy Birthday Malala

Pakistani activist for female education, who survived a brutal Taliban attack, Malala Yousazfai became the youngest person to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize. Now she's celebrating a special ...