Eline Gordts
Eline Gordts is a Senior World Editor at The Huffington Post.

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Live Updates On Greece's Debt Crisis

(10) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 12:42 PM

Greece's banks and stock market were closed on Monday, a new dramatic development in the country's ongoing debt crisis.

Talks between the Greek government and its international creditors over a bailout extension appeared to have completely broken down over the weekend, making it increasingly likely the country...

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다른 국가들은 총기 난사 사건 후 총기 단속법을 개정하는데, 미국은 왜?

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 3:25 PM

허핑턴포스트 국제판 월드포스트는 매주 세계의 헤드라인을 장식하는 주제에 대해 전문가의 의견을 묻는다. 이번에는 하버드대학 데이비드 헤멘웨이 교수와 이야기를 나누었다.

딜란 루프는 6월 17일에 역사적인 흑인 교회에서 한 시간 이상 성경 공부를 하다가 총기 난사를 시작했다. 엠마뉴엘 감리 주교 교회에서 9명이 사망했다. 목사, 최근 대학교를 졸업한 졸업생, 사서 등이었다.

다음 날...

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Other Countries Change Their Gun Laws After Mass Shootings. Why Not America?

(687) Comments | Posted June 20, 2015 | 11:41 AM

Every week The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving world headlines. This time, we speak with Harvard professor Dr. David Hemenway.

Dylann Roof spent more than an hour at a Bible study session in a historic black church on Wednesday before opening fire. Nine people...

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The Netherlands In A Hundred Birthdays

(3) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 2:38 PM

When award-winning artist Ilvy Njiokiktjien was appointed as the Netherlands' "Photographer of the Nation" in 2013, she turned to the one event that excites each and every one of us: birthday celebrations.

Njiokiktjien photographed 100 people in the Netherlands, ranging from age 1 to 100, as they...

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Stunning Photos Document Life In North Korea's Secluded Capital Pyongyang

(41) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 10:40 AM

With an eccentric leader, a radical propaganda machine, highly-choreographed military marches and colorful mass rallies, North Korea fascinates like no other nation does. But with strict limits on tourism and foreign reporting, little information about daily life inside the Hermit Kingdom crosses its borders.

Photographer Wong Maye-E regularly travels...

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China's Cruise Ship Disaster Is World News, So Why Is Beijing Censoring Information About It?

(47) Comments | Posted June 6, 2015 | 10:37 AM

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic that's making headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Jeremy Goldkorn, the founder and director of Danwei.

China suffered one of the worst maritime disasters in its recent history this week when a cruise...

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Photos Of China's Cruise Ship Tragedy Capture The Desperate Effort To Rescue Survivors

(1) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 10:40 AM

A cruise ship carrying 458 people capsized during a storm on China's Yangtze river on Monday night, leaving more than 400 missing.

The four-level ship was on its way from the city of Nanjing to the city of Chongqing, the Associated Press reports. Many of the passengers...

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IS는 14세 소년을 천장에 매달아 고문했다(동영상)

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 7:29 AM

6월 1일, 영국 BBC는 아흐메드란 이름의 14살 소년이 IS(이슬람 국가)에 의해 고문을 당하는 동영상을 공개했다. 영상 속에서 소년은 검은 옷을 입은 무장군인에게 폭행을 당하며 비명을 질렀다.

“그때 엄마를 생각했어요. (비명을 지르며) 엄마를 불렀는데, 그들은 전기를 더 높여 고문을 했어요.” 아흐메드는 BBC의 기자 쿠엔틴 서머 빌에게 이렇게 말했다....

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IS(イスラム国)が14歳少年を拷問している動画 両手を縛って天井から吊る

(1) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 3:15 AM


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Video Appears To Show ISIS Torturing Young Boy

(87) Comments | Posted June 1, 2015 | 3:28 PM

Ahmed was 14 when militants of the Islamic State group captured him in his hometown of Raqqa, Syria, hung him from the ceiling by his arms and started hitting him across his body.

Video of Ahmed's torture and interrogation by the extremist fighters, which was published by...

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Why Rohingyas Are Willing To Risk Everything To Flee Myanmar

(55) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 1:43 PM

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.

Over the last three weeks, more than 3,000 refugees from...

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Chechen President Posts Speculation About Boston Bombing Trial On Instagram

(59) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 6:49 PM

Two days after a U.S. court handed the death sentence to Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov took to his infamous Instagram account to weigh in on the verdict.

On Sunday, Kadyrov speculated in a post on the social media site that 21-year-old Dzhokhar...

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Kenyan Minister Admits Intelligence Warned Of Garissa University College Attack

(2) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 12:53 PM

Kenya's interior minister admitted on Thursday that serious mistakes were made in the lead up and response to the bloody terrorist attack at a college last month.

Nearly 150 people were killed on April 2 when gunmen from the Somali terror group al-Shabab attacked Garissa University College in northeast...

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John Kerry Announces Blueprint For State Department's Future

(4) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 9:58 AM

Amid intense negotiations with Iran about Tehran's controversial nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry outlined a blueprint for the agency's future.

Kerry on Tuesday introduced the 2015 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, the conclusion of a yearlong analysis that aimed to develop proposals to enhance the effectiveness...

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Senior American Al Qaeda Operative Adam Gadahn Killed In U.S. Strike In Pakistan

(86) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 12:21 PM

The United States announced on Thursday that a well-known American al Qaeda operative was killed in a U.S. strike in Pakistan in January.

Adam Yahiye Gadahn, a U.S. citizen from California, was a prominent figure in al Qaeda's propaganda machine. He frequently appeared in videos made by...

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Celebrate Earth Day 2015 With 10 Gorgeous Photos From Rain Forests Around The World

(7) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 12:57 PM

Wednesday April 22 marks Earth Day, a moment to celebrate the wonders of our planet and ponder the efforts needed to conserve its stunning beauty. The photos below were taken in some of the world's most magical rainforests, in locations ranging from India to Australia, Canada to Peru. Let them...

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イタリア・ランペドゥーサ島沖の移民船転覆 なぜ彼らは危険な航海に出るのか

(1) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 9:53 PM


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Inside The Perilous Journey Of Migrants Across The Mediterranean

(11) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 2:56 PM

More than 700 migrants were feared dead on Sunday after their ship sank off the Libyan coast. The victims were on their way from North Africa to Europe. One survivor told the UN's refugee agency that the boat capsized when many aboard moved to one side after spotting...

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Is Al Qaeda In Decline?

(63) Comments | Posted April 18, 2015 | 11:00 AM

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we spoke with Aaron Zelin about the state of Al Qaeda.

Since the rise of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, al-Qaeda, the global terrorist network behind the...

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The Fight Against Ebola Is Making Incredible Progress, But It's Not Over Yet

(7) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 10:37 AM

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.

A little over a year ago, on March...

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