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Cuban president Raul Castro welcomes Russian Patriarch Kirill to Havana on Feb. 11. Kirill will be meeting with Pope Francis during his trip, in a historical moment for the two religious leaders. (YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Moscow Versus the Vatican: Is the Fight Over?

A millennium-old rivalry does not just disappear overnight. Read more…

Rioters clash with police in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district, Feb. 9. Over 40 police officers and journalists were injured following civil unrest on the first day of Chinese New Year celebrations. (LAM YIK FEI/Getty Images)

The Significance of Hong Kong's Fish Ball Riots

Protests instigated by a crackdown on illegal street food venders could lead to greater civil unrest in Hong Kong. Read more…

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Markets Panic as the Global Economy Enters a New Phase

Stock markets are selling off amid a sea of bad news, but the true cause is likely the Federal Reserve's rate hike. Read more…