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

Entries by Eline Gordts

Why Peace In Ukraine Must Be Seen To Be Believed

(6) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 12:59 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.

After months of fighting that left more than...

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Kobani's Residents Pick Up The Pieces After Kurds Force ISIS Out (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 3:03 PM

For four long months, Kurdish fighters and militants of the Islamic State group fought a brutal battle for control of Kobani, a Kurdish city of 200,0000 on the border between Syria and Turkey. Aided by international airstrikes, the Kurds drove out the extremist militants last month in a victory that...

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How ISIS-Allied Militants Gained Ground In Libya

(18) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 6:36 PM

Militants linked to the Islamic State group released a gruesome video on Sunday showing the beheadings on a Libyan beach of 21 Coptic Christians from Egypt. The brutal murders once again put the spotlight on the power vacuum in the North African nation and have raised concerns the...

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10 Absolutely Gorgeous Photos Of Rio's Carnival

(5) Comments | Posted February 16, 2015 | 2:28 PM

Thousands of dancers hit the streets of Brazil's Rio de Janeiro this weekend to celebrate the first days of the country's Carnival festivities. The 5-day long party kicked off on Friday and heated up on Sunday when six samba schools paraded in the city's Sambadrome....

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'We've Got To Give Migrants The Same Attention We Give All Sorts Of Other Issues'

(104) Comments | Posted February 14, 2015 | 12:07 PM

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Leonard Doyle of the International Organization for Migration about the tragic deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean.

Four small boats set out from the Libyan coast...

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Video Report Sheds Light On Fierce Fighting In Sudan

(6) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 5:58 PM

As Sudan gears up for general elections in April, the country's president, Omar al-Bashir, has ramped up the fight against rebel forces across the country. Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, has vowed...

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This is Sajida Al-Rishawi, The Jordanian Prisoner ISIS Wants Released

(70) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 5:17 PM

UPDATE: At dawn on Wednesday, Jordan executed Sajida al-Rishawi and another prisoner after ISIS released a video that purportedly showed a captured Jordanian fighter pilot being burned alive in a cage.

In a new video released on Tuesday, the Islamic State group threatened to execute two hostages within...

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Bassim Haidar On How Boko Haram Impacts Nigeria

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 9:58 AM

Speaking with HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Bassim Haidar, the founder, chairman and CEO of Nigeria-based telecoms and logistics group Channel IT discussed the violent campaign of Boko Haram in Nigeria.

Ruthless attacks by fighters of the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram have plunged...

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The Harrowing Story Of One Man's Escape From The Genocide In Burundi

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 5:36 PM

In October 1993, Tutsi soldiers assassinated Burundi's Hutu president, Melchior Ndadaye. The killing plunged the country into a spate of ethnic violence that would ultimately claim the lives of 300,000 people.

Deo Niyizonkiza, then a 20-year-old medical student, heard the news of the president's death from a...

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What You Need To Know About The Houthi Militia in Yemen

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 1:23 PM

The crisis in Yemen rose to new heights this week, as Houthi fighters clashed with soldiers loyal to the president in the capital Sanaa and moved on the presidential palace, leading to warnings by top officials in the U.S.-backed government of an impending coup. Local media reported on...

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초정통파 유대교 신문이 파리 시위 사진에서 여성 정치인을 삭제하다

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 11:30 PM

지난 1월 11일 세계 각국의 정치인들이 파리에서 열린 테러 반대 행진에 참가했다.

올랑드 프랑스 대통령, 메르켈 독일 총리, 네타냐후 이스라엘 총리 등 세계 각국의 지도자들이 팔짱을 끼고 행진하는 사진은 특히 이번 반대 시위의 어떤 상징이 됐다.

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(2) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 10:02 PM


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Ultra-Orthodox Newspaper Appears To Have Edited Women Out Of Paris March Image

(167) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 4:34 PM

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspaper in Israel appears to have edited out female world leaders from a photograph of Sunday's anti-terrorism rally in Paris, Israeli media reported.

More than a million people gathered in Paris on Sunday to honor the victims of the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices...

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Bashar Assad Gets Dared To Spend Night In Freezing Cold Refugee Camp

(7) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 6:32 PM

Syrian President Bashar Assad is being dared to take a different type of ice-bucket challenge.

A young Syrian actor identified as Ehab Yousef dared the dictator to spend a winter night in one of the refugee camps housing hundreds of thousands of Syrians displaced by the country's civil...

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パリ2カ所で立てこもり、警察突入で3容疑者殺害 人質も4人死亡【UPDATE】

(1) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 1:24 PM


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샤를리 엡도 테러범, 경찰에게 사살당해

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 11:31 AM

샤를리 엡도 학살극을 벌인 테러범 '쿠아치 형제'가 경찰에게 사살당했다.

AFP의 보도에 의하면 샤를 드골 공항 근처의 담마르탱에 있는 인쇄 공장에서 인질극을 벌이던 쿠아치 형제는 진입한 경찰에게 모두 사살됐다.

르 몽드는 쿠아치 형제가 한 명의 인질을 데리고 있었다고 보도했으나, 아직 인질의 신원은 밝혀지지...

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샤를리 엡도 테러범, 경찰에게 사살당해

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 11:31 AM

샤를리 엡도 학살극을 벌인 테러범 '쿠아치 형제'가 경찰에게 사살당했다.

AFP의 보도에 의하면 샤를 드골 공항 근처의 담마르탱에 있는 인쇄 공장에서 인질극을 벌이던 쿠아치 형제는 진입한 경찰에게 모두 사살됐다.

르 몽드는 쿠아치 형제가 한 명의 인질을 데리고 있었다고 보도했으나, 아직 인질의 신원은 밝혀지지...

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Charlie Hebdo Suspects Killed, Market Shooter Dead

(811) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 11:28 AM

Two brothers believed behind Wednesday's attack on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo were killed on Friday, Agence France Presse reported, culminating a dramatic day in which France was shaken by two simultaneous hostage crises.

Police cornered brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi on Friday...

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Quatre nouvelles internationales qui sont passées inaperçues en 2014

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2015 | 10:15 PM

De la guerre à Gaza à la crise en Ukraine, en passant par l'apparition du groupe État islamique au Moyen-Orient et la disparition de 43 étudiants au Mexique, 2014 a été une année importante en événements politiques et politiques et ce dans le monde entier.

Mais la nouvelle de dernière...

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4 Crucial International News Stories You May Have Completely Missed This Year

(3) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 9:31 AM

From the war in Gaza to the crisis in Ukraine, the rise of the Islamic State in the Middle East and the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, 2014 was a year of major political and economic developments across the globe.

But the barrage of breaking news can make...

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