World at a glance

A Congolese surgeon starts over in the U.S.

Nov 27, 2015
Didier Vakombua talks about his experience.
Posted In: Congo, surgeon, refugee

IMF set to give Chinese currency a stamp of approval

Nov 26, 2015
The renminbi may get a special status the dollar and other currencies have.
Posted In: China, IMF, currency, renminbi

The link between Russia's military and sanctions

Nov 26, 2015
France has sanctions against Russia, but they are coordinating on fighting ISIS.
Posted In: Russia, France, sanctions

Pope highlights poverty, climate change on Africa trip

Nov 26, 2015
Pope Francis is visiting Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic.
Posted In: pope francis, Africa, Kenya, corruption, climate change
A migrant woman stands near tents at a site in Calais France dubbed the "New Jungle," where some 3,000 people have set up camp.

Thanksgiving in the Jungle

Nov 26, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look at the current refugee crisis.
Posted In: refugees, migrants, France
Police keep watch over passengers at Los Angeles International Airport after the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert warning citizens of the heightened risks of traveling due to "increased terrorist threats."

Despite alert, business travelers won't stay home

Nov 24, 2015
The State Department has told American travelers to be vigilant.
Posted In: Travel, state department, business travel
Google published a graphic about Black Friday shopping based on smartphone data.

Google's data on when not to shop this Black Friday

Nov 24, 2015
Google put together an infographic from smartphone data on Christmas shopping.
Posted In: Black Friday, Google, shopping
Security has been tightened in Brussels after police arrested 16 suspected terrorists during more than 22 anti-terror raids around the city.

Businesses in Brussels feel the effects of the lockdown

Nov 23, 2015
The streets are still empty in Brussels as the city goes onto day three of a lockdown.
Posted In: Brussels, Paris attacks, European Union, lockdown
Need pizza? There's a button for that.

Ordering pizza now just a button away

Nov 23, 2015
Full evolution to sloth creature complete.
Posted In: Domino's, pizza, food delivery

Increased security could come to U.S. soft targets

Nov 23, 2015
After a terrorist attack in Mali, are major hotels in the U.S. beefing up security?
Posted In: Mali, hostages, hotels
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