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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Islamist Militant Attacks Surged Most in Emerging LNG Giant

(Bloomberg) -- Mozambique suffered the biggest increase in attacks by Islamist militants globally last year, with violence centered around the gas-rich Cabo Delgado province, according to a security...

Trump’s Middle East Plan Unlikely to Achieve Peace: Arab League

(Bloomberg) -- The Arab League should adopt a united stance toward U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mideast plan, which is unlikely to achieve peace and stability for Israel and...

Racism Is Surging in Germany. Tens of Thousands Are Taking to the Streets to...

Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters took to the streets in cities across Germany this weekend, in what may be the largest demonstrator turnout outside of the United...

Brazil’s President Still Insists the Coronavirus Is Overblown. These Governors Are Fighting Back

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is in a class of his own. He is the only leader left in the world to reject the consensus of scientists and statisticians...

Here’s How to Self-Quarantine If You Get Exposed to Coronavirus

As the new coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, an increasing number of people have been told to self-quarantine. While some have tested positive for the...

We Need to Stop Thinking of Conflict With Russia as an ‘Information War’

On November 9th, 2019 we mark the thirty year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall—a year synonymous with the end of the Cold War, the ideological...

The Climate Crisis is Global, but These 6 Places Face the Most Severe Consequences

Climate change is expected to affect every country in the world, but its impact will not be felt equally across all regions and some will be worse hit...

President Trump’s Disgraceful Peace Deal with the Taliban

There is a difference between peace and retreat. The Trump administration’s agreement with the Taliban represents a full retreat. It’s an agreement that most Republicans would deplore if...

‘Coronavirus Hairstyle’ Spikes in Popularity in East Africa

(NAIROBI, Kenya) — The coronavirus has revived a hairstyle in East Africa, one with braided spikes that echo the virus’ distinctive shape. The style’s growing popularity is in part...

Trump’s Impeachment Turmoil Follows GOP Senator on 2020 Ballot

(Bloomberg) -- Joni Ernst, like most Republican senators running for re-election in 2020, would like to stay focused on the bread-and-butter issues that voters say they care about...
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