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Bali’s government is on an unrepentant dog-killing spree

globalpost.com — BANGKOK - Minute by minute, the pile of dead canines grows. The first to die is a husky with swirling monochrome fur. Then comes a blue-eyed puppy and a puffball pomeranian. Later, a fat pug. All are pulled from cages and held down as government workers sink syringes into their bellies.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: Bali’s government is on an unrepentant dog-killing spree. Here’s why: glpo.st/1nMO3Lb pic.twitter.com/KgNUksYsQX

Jul 31, 2014

Bali dog killing spree :'Well-fed canines who appear to have owners are shown little clemency'. globalpost.com/dispatch/news/… via @thomaswmucha

Jul 31, 2014

Bali, as @emilylodish put it: "paradise with a side of rabies." Is there a less horrifying way to solve this problem? globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

As world watches in horror, many Israelis still say this is a necessary war

globalpost.com — JERUSALEM, Israel - At about 5:30 a.m., just before dawn on Wednesday, three or four artillery shells crashed into a UN-run school in the Jebaliya refugee camp in Gaza. Some 3,500 Palestinians had taken refuge there, after receiving warnings from the Israeli army that their own neighborhoods were targets in the conflict now in its fourth week and counting more than 1,300 deaths.
Jul 31, 2014

As world watches in horror, many Israelis still say this is a necessary war globalpost.com/dispatch/news/… via @globalpost

Watch an amazingly brave woman save an injured dog on a Mexican highway and immediately restore your faith in humanity

globalpost.com — People are killing each other around the world. It's hard to imagine that humans have even an ounce of goodness left in them. And then this gentle hero of a person comes along and crosses a four-lane highway in Mexico to rescue a dog that's been hit by a car.
Jul 31, 2014

Restore your faith in humanity by watching an amazingly brave woman save this poor injured dog glpo.st/1qswa2p pic.twitter.com/0AzlmOepJr

Here's what you need to know about #AIDS2014

globalpost.com — Highlights from this year's 20th International AIDS conference, themed "Stepping up the Pace" against HIV, via Storify.

Greek foremen avoid jail after firing on migrant labourers

globalpost.com — A Greek fruit exporter and three foremen arrested last year over a shooting attack against migrant labourers avoided jail or were acquitted altogether on Wednesday, a judicial source said.
Jul 31, 2014

No jail for Greek exporter, foremen who fired on, wounded around 30 Bangladeshi migrant workers asking 4 backpay #AFP globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

A 29-step guide to understanding Libya's descent into total chaos

globalpost.com — Libya is a complete disaster right now. And it could get even worse Just a couple of years ago, things looked promising for the oil-rich nation. The pro-democracy spirit of the Arab Spring had arrived in Tripoli by way of Tunisia and Egypt's Tahrir Square.
Jul 31, 2014

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Jul 31, 2014

Today’s must-read: A 29-step guide to understanding #Libya's descent into complete chaos glpo.st/1s3fYYm pic.twitter.com/i9vYCAXJ2K

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US gourmet burger spot puts donut in its place

globalpost.com — It's a marriage made in gourmet burger heaven: a five-ounce, all-beef patty dripping with cheddar cheese and fried onions -- served between a glazed donut.

Turkish women are laughing in public because a politician told them not to

globalpost.com — The unclear boundaries between mosque and state in Turkey is causing confusion yet again. This time because of some old-timey comments made by the country's deputy prime minister. Bülent Arınç said during an end of Ramadan speech that women should not laugh in public or talk about "unnecessary" things on the phone.
Jul 30, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

Turkish women are laughing in public because a politician told them not to via @globalpost - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Jul 30, 2014

Laugh all you want ladies! RT @GlobalPost Turkish women are laughing in public because a politician told them not to glpo.st/WLWPPq

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Jul 30, 2014

@timmybicicleta yeah, shirtless-cosmonaut-riding-a-space-unicorn levels of understated globalpost.com/photo/5825434/…

Putin doesn't look like he's about to give in

globalpost.com — MOSCOW, Russia - They're the farthest-reaching sanctions the United States and its European allies have slapped against Russia over its role stoking the separatist crisis in Ukraine, but that may not matter much. Although the new measures may deal a significant blow to Russian business, many analysts say they're unlikely to make Vladimir Putin budge.

Why Latin American diplomats are pulling out of Israel

globalpost.com — A Palestinian man carries the body of a 1-year-old who died when a UN school in Beit Hanun was attacked. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images) LIMA, Peru and JERUSALEM - Latin American nations are expressing their revulsion at the bloodshed in Gaza - and squarely pinning the blame on Israel.
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This graphic shows just how little confidence the world has in Putin

globalpost.com — Most countries have very little confidence that Putin will do the right thing regarding world affairs.

How an Indian entrepreneur is helping to resist executions in the US

globalpost.com — NEW DELHI, India - In 2010, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services sent an email to a small, unknown, Indian pharmaceutical company in Mumbai, Kayem Pharmaceuticals. Navneet Verma, 54, the company's owner, was overjoyed: "I was happy to have the opportunity to do business with the United States," he recalls.
Jul 31, 2014

How an Indian pharmaceutical company owner is helping to resist executions in the US via @globalpost - globalpost.com/dispatch/news/…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @GlobalPost: How a businessman in India is making it harder for the US to carry out the death penalty: glpo.st/1s2G65Q pic.twitter.com/28QqCmzq5b

Jul 30, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

How a businessman in India is making it difficult for the US to carry out the death penalty glpo.st/1s2G65Q pic.twitter.com/LqfaC6AvOo

Camel milk. It's the new superfood

globalpost.com — In America, you say the word "superfood" and then you have to duck because Dr. Oz is coming your way followed by throngs of people who haven't eaten since that time they tried garcinia cambogia. That is to say most "superfoods" seem to be, how should we put this, scams. But what if there actually was a superfood?