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Another Pearl on the String?
Another Pearl on the String?
Game of Thrones Getaway: The Maldives

Regional competition between India and China has found a new prize: the Maldives. In the eyes of both countries, the sovereign archipelago represents more than just an idyllic vacation spot. Its strategic location in the Indian Ocean, situated just 250 miles southwest of India’s southernmost tip, has China drooling and stepping up its charm offensive.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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