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The War That Ended Peace

• <b>Author:</b> Margaret MacMillan<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <br>The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail</b><br>From the bestselling and award-winning author of <i>Paris 1919</i> comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a …

18 libros infantiles que estaban en todas las casas

Después de repasar los <i>best sellers</i> que figuran en las librerías en todo hogar lector de los ochenta y los noventa, ponemos los ojos en las lecturas …

The Five Best Books on Cuba

It’s only 90 miles from the U.S., but to most Americans, Cuba could be on the moon. Here are five books that make the terra slightly less</b> …

The Jews of Arabia

<b>The Jews may have originated in the Middle East but they were long ago scattered far and wide - to the Gulf, among other places. Few now remain, except in Iran. But a century ago, writes Matthew Teller, there was even a proposal to found a Jewish state at an oasis near Bahrain.</b><p>In 1859 Griffith …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

20 Nude Polishes For Every Skintone

The best neutral polishes for a chic, goes-with-everything mani.<p>"In the same way that a nude pump elongates the legs, a nude fingernail makes the hands look lengthened, feminine, and clean," says celebrity manicurist Michelle Saunders. Selecting the right one, however, can be a challenge. Here, the …

Kohl Eyeliner That Doesn't Wear Off

Get ready for dark-rimmed eyes that last all day and night. Yes, even in the summer. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>Khol eyeliner pencils that claim to be highly-pigmented, blendable <i>and</i> waterproof tend to fall short. They've got the smoky, smudge-y game down pat, but gel and liquid …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Maliki: Saudi and Qatar at war against Iraq

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of supporting fighters in Iraq and effectively declaring war on the country.<p>The rare direct attack on the Sunni Gulf powers, comes with Iraq embroiled in its worst prolonged period of bloodshed since 2008, with more than 1,800 people …

Este ha sido un año con muy buenas series, despedidas por todo lo alto, estrenos de gran calidad... un gran año seriéfilo. ¿Cuál creéis que ha sido la mejor serie de 2013? http://ow.ly/rUn2X Quinta temporada

2014 Golden Globe Nominations: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ ‘Girls,’ and More

Award Season<p>The films 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle were the big winners in the 2014 Golden Globe nominations, each getting seven nods. See …

UN chief says 'world watching' CAR atrocities

The United Nations has warned groups carrying out atrocities in the Central African Republic that the world is watching and will hold them to account, after the killings of hundreds of people, mainly civilians.<p>The warning from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday came a day after a militia …

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

What’s 2013’s “Gone Girl”? Here are this summer’s best reads

Why settle for the latest Dan Brown, when you can while away the dog days with these stylish page-turners?<p>Step away from that Dan Brown novel! Better yet, don't let summer's distractions lead you to consider picking it up in the first place. Take our advice now and you won't find yourself scanning …

In Syria's shadow, Iraq violence presents new test for U.S. | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saddled with Middle East problems ranging from Iran to Syria and beyond, President Barack Obama now faces one that is both old and new: Iraq.<p>Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama (R) hold a joint news conference in the Eisenhower Executive …

Ignatieff: 'We have a duty to intervene in Syria' | DW | 18.05.2013

<i>DW: Mr. Ignatieff, some time ago you and other political scientists developed the concept of "responsibility to protect," which states that in the</i> …

La conquista (literaria) del Amazonas y El Dorado. El escritor colombiano William Ospina cierra con ‘La serpiente sin ojos’ su trilogía sobre la colisión de las culturas indígena e hispana en torno al mito de El Dorado http://ow.ly/l48xj

Dozens killed in Boko Haram raid in Nigeria

Suspected fighters from the Nigerian group Boko Haram have staged an attack on the northeastern town of Bama, freeing over 100 prison inmates and leaving 55 people dead, the military said.<p>Around 200 heavily armed members of Boko Haram arrived in buses and pick-up trucks and carried out the …

A Wild Country Grows in South Sudan

Day one is Thursday, and we roll out of Juba, South Sudan, in the ambassador’s official ride, a Toyota Land Cruiser in spotless white. The driver’s door is showered with gold stars across a familiar sky blue flag and the words L’UNION EUROPÉENNE, the heraldry of someone who matters in this vast, …

Top 5 investigative videos of the week: Somali pirates are not what they seem

From would-be Jack Sparrows to deadly-real U.S. soldiers, a look at the best docs YouTube has to offer<p>This week’s picks include investigations into the burgeoning business of drones, fake pirates and several all-too-real wars.<p>In our ongoing partnership with Salon, the editors of The I Files have …