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Separatists in Ukraine say detained Vice journalist is 'not a hostage but our guest'

globalpost.com — Vice News said that it is in contact with the US State Department and other government authorities to work toward securing the safety of its journalist.
Vice journalist is 'not a hostage but our guest' say separatists in Ukraine @globalpost glpo.st/1rmmkih
Guests can checkout via @thomaswmucha Separatists in #Ukraine say detained @vicenews journalist is guest not hostage glpo.st/1rmmkih
Separatists in #Ukraine say detained @vicenews journalist is 'not a hostage but our guest' glpo.st/1rmmkih
Separatists in Ukraine say detained Vice journalist is 'not a hostage but our guest' glpo.st/1rmmkih

Madagascar’s human trafficking victims are showing up with missing organs

globalpost.com — Here's what we learned about Madagascar's trafficking problem from Aaron Ross in the Nation.
RT @petergelling: Madagascar’s human trafficking victims are showing up with missing organs glpo.st/1nGpInH pic.twitter.com/ECGVduBkiA
Madagascar’s human trafficking victims are showing up with missing organs glpo.st/1nGpInH pic.twitter.com/qIOhefOSf7
Madagascar’s human trafficking victims are showing up with missing organs glpo.st/1nGpInH pic.twitter.com/Nq1YpOqACK
I read a depressing article about human trafficking in Madagascar so you don't have to (but you should though) is.gd/mmK9cH
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A dancer's death lit the fuse of violent protests near Rio's Copacabana

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RT @GlobalPost: This was a slum near Copacabana last night (just two months before Brazil's World Cup) glpo.st/1rkH7Va pic.twitter.com/fiUFRKMwCO
RT @alexleff: This is what a favela looked like last night (just 2 months before Brazil's World Cup) glpo.st/1rkH7Va pic.twitter.com/jRiGhSvxiV
This is what a favela looked like last night (just 2 months before Brazil's World Cup) glpo.st/1rkH7Va pic.twitter.com/jRiGhSvxiV
A dancer's death lit the fuse of violent protests near Rio's Copacabana glpo.st/1rkH7Va pic.twitter.com/UQ6TfTDI3u #Brazil

Israel's nightmare: Mobsters with the tactics of terrorists and the tools of the Israeli army

globalpost.com — The worst of both worlds.
RT @heathershorn: In which Israel encounters the downside of having every citizen serve in the armed forces: glpo.st/1ifVrXE pic.twitter.com/FDG300OkKR
Israel's nightmare: mobsters with the tactics of terrorists and the tools of the Israeli army glpo.st/1ifVrXE
Israel's nightmare: mobsters with the tactics of terrorists and the tools of the Israeli army glpo.st/1ifVrXE

Donetsk remains eerily calm while tensions continue in eastern Ukraine

globalpost.com — The crowd in central Donetsk is a far cry from the armed rebels who've seized official buildings in provincial eastern Ukraine. Here, it's mostly pensioners.
The cheesy blare of a Donetsk protest? globalpost.com/dispatch/news/… @dpeleschuk is capturing the sights and sounds
Donetsk remains eerily calm in eastern Ukraine. @dpeleschuk encounters mostly pensioners glpo.st/1lG2dtB pic.twitter.com/ZaghSEhCwx

This Ukrainian billionaire will give you $10,000 to capture a Russian 'mercenary'

globalpost.com — 'Shut up and take my money,' says the governor of Dnipropetrovsk.
What could go wrong? RT @petergelling This Ukrainian billionaire will give you $10,000 to capture Russian 'mercenary' glpo.st/1jAHbdw
This Ukrainian billionaire will give you $10,000 to capture a Russian 'mercenary' glpo.st/1jAHbdw pic.twitter.com/7vbMoNO0zk
This Ukrainian billionaire will give you $10,000 to capture a Russian 'mercenary' glpo.st/1jAHbdw pic.twitter.com/1UgIbAKUQf

Kim Jong-un forces aides to walk through his own mind

globalpost.com — And we have the picture of what that looked like.

The next hotbed for medical marijuana research

globalpost.com — Researching medicinal weed in the US is a pain in the butt. Cue Uruguay.
RT @willcarless: .@voxdotcom is putting up an explainer why medicinal pot research is so hard in the US. Meanwhile, read this: globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…
RT @willcarless: .@voxdotcom is putting up an explainer why medicinal pot research is so hard in the US. Meanwhile, read this: globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…
Sound medical pot studies in Uruguay would have a big impact on the US state level, @MAPSnews's @RickDoblin says glpo.st/1rkbbQK
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These childhood photos of Kim Jong Un would be cute if they weren't disturbing

globalpost.com — They grow up so fast.
These childhood photos of Kim Jong Un would be cute if they weren't disturbing glpo.st/1f6vK12 pic.twitter.com/B7WoyNtSvY
These childhood photos of Kim Jong Un would be cute if they weren't disturbing glpo.st/1f6vK12 pic.twitter.com/k5tD3qPjxL

26 asteroids with the power of nuclear bombs have hit Earth since the year 2000. This video shows you where.

globalpost.com — Here's how close you were to being obliterated.
RT @GlobalPost: 26 asteroids with the power of nuclear bombs have hit Earth since 2000. Here's where: glpo.st/1f6fkpu pic.twitter.com/s0ODFmbzXw
26 asteroids with the power of nuclear bombs have hit Earth since 2000. Here's where: glpo.st/1f6fkpu pic.twitter.com/DWNyo2w8QL
26 asteroids with the power of nuclear bombs have hit Earth since 2000. Here's where: glpo.st/1f6fkpu pic.twitter.com/AZESn9DUtm

UN evacuates 100 Muslims from C. Africa capital

globalpost.com — The United Nations has evacuated almost 100 Muslims from the capital of the crisis-torn Central African Republic to "save their lives", according to officials.

Yes, you can be 'happy' like Pharrell Williams - even if you're in Gaza

globalpost.com — or Tripoli or Beirut.
Did Pharrell Williams know Gaza was this 'happy'? glpo.st/1nplkwa

This Russian coin will commemorate 'Crimea's reunification'

globalpost.com — It's got a picture of Putin on it, of course.

Obama lands in Tokyo for the first US state visit in 18 years

globalpost.com — Here are four key changes driving the president's agenda.
Welcome to Tokyo, Mr. President. Here's how Japan has changed since Clinton landed 18 years ago, w/ @devintstewart globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…
Obama is the first US president to visit Japan in 18 years. Here's what's changed since then: glpo.st/1nGF6Rb pic.twitter.com/rVUlq0rm6X
Obama lands in Tokyo for the first US state visit in 18 years via @globalpost - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…
Obama is the first US president to visit Japan in 18 years. Here's what's changed since then: glpo.st/1nGF6Rb pic.twitter.com/3IsaXKlCbM

What’s Moscow’s game plan for eastern Ukraine?

globalpost.com — Crimea was one story, but the unruly east is another.