• July 23, 2017
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World

  • Rebuilding the lives of refugees
    Jul 19, 2017 By John Kluge and 
Lev Plaves
    The nonprofit Kiva is crowdfunding microloans to help Syrian migrants and their host communities start businesses
  • A $360 taxi ride from Beirut to Aleppo
    Jul 19, 2017 By Jwanah Qudsi
    A return to the Syrian city after six years reveals residents getting by with little or no basic services
  • The final resting place of presidents and stars, the cemetery is also inhabited by some of Manila’s poorest people
  • A case for technology over concrete
    Jul 05, 2017 By Ron Nixon
    Agents are using equipment that the Defence Department brought back from Afghanistan, where it was used to track the Taliban
  • Digitally enhanced spaces aid Palestinian kids
    Jun 28, 2017 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Based in Ramallah, Iris Solutions operates in the field of custom interactive and touch technology
  • Chinese city with a Russian past
    Jun 28, 2017 By Kiki Zhao
    Battered by waves of war, revolution and now, urban redevelopment, Harbin is struggling to preserve its architectural legacy
  • IT companies in the country are masking layoffs as voluntary resignations based on poor performance ratings
  • Begum Sumru’s colourful life
    Jun 22, 2017 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    Nestled away in Sardhana, a unique church attracts tourists eager for a glimpse into the history of a remarkable 18th-century woman
  • How North Korea defies sanctions
    Jun 15, 2017 By Jane Perlez, Yufan Huang and Paul Mozur
    It remains impoverished and dependent on food aid, but Pyongyang’s economy appears to be growing
  • Experts are warning of a “lost generation” of children who are growing up in families where the parents do not earn enough
  • Campaigns to clear the sidewalks are driving thousands of food vendors into the shadows and threatening a culinary tradition
  • China’s parent-approved dating game
    May 31, 2017 By Cyrille Pluyette
    At marriage markets parents seek suitors for their adult children according to strict criteria, including social status, attractiveness
  • A side-effect of peace in Colombia
    May 24, 2017 By Nick Miroff
    The cash benefits available through the peace deal appear to have created a perverse incentive for farmers leading to a cocain boom in America
  • How Venezuela stumbled to the brink
    May 24, 2017 By Max Fisher and 
Amanda Taub
    The government is too authoritarian to coexist with democratic institutions, but too weak to abolish them without risking collapse
  • India’s beef exports hit by cow vigilantism
    May 17, 2017 By Narendra Kaushik, Special to Weekend Review
    A state government drive against slaughterhouses and cow-protection vigilantes are causing delays in deliveries of beef consignments
  • A way of life melting away
    May 17, 2017 By Chris Mooney
    After being displaced from their native village, a Greenlandic Inugguit community faces a new threat: climate change