Alain Adler

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By 2015, Chinese tourists could spend more than all the world’s luxury shoppers combined

In two years, Chinese tourists could be spending as much as $194 billion a year in Europe, the US, Asia and other vacation spots. That’s according to Morgan Stanley, in a research note this week on luxury companies.<p>That figure speaks of the growing economic clout of China’s middle class—but also …

Hamas press team gets makeover with first spokeswoman

<b>Hamas, the Islamist group that governs Gaza, is trying to present a new, friendly face to the world with the appointment of its first spokeswoman.</b><p>Isra al-Modallal, 23, is a former Palestinian activist who retains a slight Yorkshire accent from three years living in the UK.<p>She wears a traditional …

Syrians place their faith in Geneva II talks

<b>"A cry for the salvation of Syria" was the slogan of a recent conference held in a hotel in Istanbul by We Are All Syrians, an independent opposition movement comprising mainly religious minority groups.</b><p>The meeting discussed efforts to find a political solution to conflict in the country.<p>Tawfiq …

The dark side of diamonds | Latin America

<b>No subject is off limits - Redi Tlhabi talks frankly to inspiring and intriguing personalities from across the world.</b><p>"A diamond is forever," claims the marketing - and yes, this precious stone has come to signify eternal, sparkling romance.<p>But diamonds also have a dark side - as a commodity that …

African Migrants Find An Uneasy Asylum In Israel

The scissors never seem to stop in Sami's barber shop off a pedestrian street in south Tel Aviv.<p>Fresh out of the barber's chair, Philip Giray says he left Eritrea two years ago. Smugglers helped the 20-year-old cross into Sudan and Egypt. Then he snuck into Israel.<p>"We come here, we ask asylum here, …

Twisted trend: Palestinian soccer teams named for suicide bombers

A bizarre new trend in the Palestinian territories has soccer teams taking on the names of infamous jihadists, including one suicide bomber who led an attack that killed 37 people, including 12 children, according to a watchdog group.<p>Two soccer tournaments at universities in the Palestinian …