London: Pardon for Assange?

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange claims that President Trump offered to pardon him if he would say that Russia was not involved in hacking…

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Berlin in the ‘Roaring Twenties’

A city with legendary gay parties, dozens of gay bars, multiple queer neighborhoods, significant LGBTQ history, and an international reputation as an LGBTQ-friendly…

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Idlib, Syria: Families freeze

Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Idlib, Syria’s last rebel-held province, to evade a showdown between Turkish troops and…

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Brasília: Cuban doctors rehired

The Brazilian government is preparing to rehire hundreds of Cuban doctors who were sacked in 2018 after the incoming administration of President Jair…

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Puritanical moralizing is un-French

American-style puritanism has infected French politics, said Camille Sarazin. Benjamin Griveaux, the former spokesman for President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist government, was forced to…

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Seattle: Prime giving

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos pledged $10 billion this week to create a fund to fight climate change, the biggest act of philanthropy to…

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