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The Grand Budapest Hotel is actually a department store in Germany, and it’s about to become much grander

globalpost.com — GOERLITZ, Germany - Standing on a ladder, workman Roland Freund dips his trowel into a bucket of mortar and carefully smoothes a wall under a molding. The work is painstaking and the air choked with dust, but he's happy to be here.
Jul 24, 2014

RT @heathershorn: The Grand Budapest Hotel is actually a dept store in Germany, & it's all part of the plan! glpo.st/1nvBiDZ http:/…

Jul 24, 2014

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Jul 24, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: The Grand Budapest Hotel is actually a store in Germany that’s about to become much grander: glpo.st/1nvBiDZ pic.twitter.com/RM0cDtUQuY

Jul 24, 2014

A bold entrepreneur is renovating the defunct Art Nouveau department store used for film "Grand Budapest Hotel." - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Jul 24, 2014

Can a relaunch Germany's "most beautiful department store" work in the moribund East? My latest @GlolbalPost - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

With the world’s attention fixed on MH17, Putin continues cracking down at home

globalpost.com — MOSCOW, Russia - If anyone had hoped Vladimir Putin's promise earlier this week not to crack down on civil society was genuine, it was surely Sergei Udaltsov.
Jul 24, 2014

With the world’s attention fixed on MH17, Putin continues cracking down at home via @globalpost - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Washington Post says correspondent likely held in Iran

globalpost.com — The Washington Post said Thursday its Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian appeared to have been detained in Iran with his wife and two freelance photojournalists.

Day 1,225: Norway braces for a possible Syria-linked terror attack

globalpost.com — Minister of Justice and Public Security, Anders Anundsen (L), the head of the Norwegian intelligence service, Benedicte Bjoernland, and head of the police Vidar Refvik. Norway has taken exceptional security measures after being informed of a possible imminent 'terrorist' attack by militants who have fought in Syria, the country's intelligence chief said Thursday.