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Some culinary masters say diners who snap photos for social-media postings are destroying France's storied gastronomic traditions.
China's instinct is to stand by its strategic partner, but Russia's intervention in Ukraine's Crimea appears to violate China's principle of strict state sovereignty.
Almost a year since his installation, the pope's popularity doesn't seem to have improved attendance in American Catholic churches.
The Crimean parliament declared its intention to become Russian territory, and will hold a referendum soon. But the Kremlin may have more to gain if Crimea remains within Ukraine.
Money is needed urgently for Ukraine, where the economy is sputtering and there's a real prospect of government default.
Europe is moving more assertively after misjudging the situation in Ukraine. But sanctioning Russians over the Kremlin's military intervention may be a hard sell.
The EU's $15 billion aid package says as much about what Europe is doing to correct its dealings with Russia as about its commitment to Ukraine.
To the west of Ukraine sits Transnistria, a tiny statelet that broke away from Moldova and is now stuck in a Soviet limbo.
One of Europe's most comprehensive welfare states is trying to build a 'participation society' – asking people to do more to help each other before turning to the government for aid.
'Russian' soldiers without names or nationality, defecting soldiers who haven't defected – it's all just the norm in Crimea these days.