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PHOTOS: Top 10 Backpacking Destinations For 2012

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.14.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

You've heard of some of these places, while others are completely new -- each has a little something sassy to get you anxious to move.

Naked, Drunk Driver Wreaks Havoc

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- Russian police say a drunk and naked driver has wreaked havoc in central Moscow, damaging 12 cars before being caught by police. The city...

The Ambassador of Moldova on U.S.-Moldova Relations and the Future of the Republic

Rahim Kanani | Posted 06.27.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

H.E. Igor Munteanu and I discussed Vice President Joe Biden's recent visit to the country, the U.S.-Moldova relationship, and the future of the Republic.

11 Postcards From Around the World

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Kevin Richberg


Moldova Wins: Alcohol Consumption Around The World, Illustrated

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE world drank the equivalent of 6.1 litres of pure alcohol per person in 2005, according to a report from the World Health Organisation published on...

An Interview With Igor Munteanu, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the USA and Canada

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

I interviewed H.E. Igor Munteanu, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova to the USA and Canada, on the past, present and future of the Republic of Moldova.

Moldova, a Hot Bed for Human Trafficking

Nikki Junker | Posted 06.22.2011 | World
Nikki Junker

Even amongst abolitionists, Moldova is unheard of, which is unfortunate considering that this small country, the poorest in the EU, is a major source country for human trafficking.

Showdown Nears Over Gaza-Bound Ship

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — A Libyan aid boat carrying supplies for Gaza was sailing toward Egypt late Tuesday instead of trying to run a naval blockade of the ...

Moldova's Eurovision 2010 Song: "Run Away" by Sunstroke Project and Olia Tira (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Will Adams

Every year aspiring pop stars pull out their English language dictionaries and write lyrics they hope will appeal to English-speaking audiences. Unfortunately, many end up singing in "Eurovision English."

Orly Taitz: Washington Post Profiles 'Birther Queen'

The Washington Post | Liza Mundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif.-The dental office of Orly Taitz, DDS, Esq., is in a low-slung complex in a quiet planned community in Orange County, al...

Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey On Using Twitter For Social Change

Huffington Post | Shams Kazi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In case you haven't noticed, Twitter has made headlines recently as a platform for passionate people to effect social change. In April, the presiden...

Gov 2.0: How The Internet Is Redefining Democracy

New York TImes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

There is no turning back the clock. We now have more public opinion exerting pressure on politics than ever before. The question is how it may be chan...

The I-Factor

David Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Hoffman

From Iran to Pakistan, information access puts authoritarian rulers in a dilemma.

Moldova Elections: Communists Lose

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Moldova's pro-Western opposition parties have defeated the Communist Party in repeat parliamentary elections. With most of the votes tabulated, the C...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs : Obama and the Muslim World Facts: US President Barack Obama completed his much-anticipated trip to the Mid...

World In Photos: June 2, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Communists Win Moldova Election Recount

Moscow Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Moldova's ruling Communist Party was again declared the winner on Tuesday in the country's disputed parliamentary elections in a recount ordered after...

Moldova: Power to the People, Electronically Speaking

Moira Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Moira Gunn

Yes, the Information Age has arrived, and without a doubt, information and freedom are inextricably linked. Truth be told, the power of governments will never be the same.

Moldovan President Calls For Recount

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV and CORNELIU RUSNAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHISINAU, Moldova — Moldova's Communist president called Friday for a recount of ballots in last weekend's parliamentary elections in an effort ...

West Must Speak up for Moldova

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Oleg Kozlovsky

Will the West allow the pro-European democratic forces in Moldova to be crushed by the Communist regime?

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Turning East - Turning West: Brewing Revolutions and Breakaway Provinces Facts: Up to 100,000 protesters h...

Two Detained For Moldovan 'Coup Attempt'

Radio Free Europe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ukrainian police and customs officers have detained two Moldovan citizens at the airport in Odessa, RFE/RL's Ukrainian service reports. ...

Moldova erupts into violent protests after elections | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Protests in Moldova. Photo: Denis Graur Riots broke out in Moldova — a former Soviet republic between Ukraine and Romania — as t...

Moldova Blames Romania For Violent Riots

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Moldova's president has accused neighbouring Romania of stoking the protests that erupted into violence in the capital Chisinau on Tuesday....

Massive Protests Explode In Moldova With Help Of Twitter

New York Times | ELLEN BARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A crowd of more than 10,000 young Moldovans materialized seemingly out of nowhere on Tuesday to protest against Moldova's Communist leadership, ransac...