Joo Yeon Jung

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Empty out Boston; starve Moscow, and you may understand some of Syria's hell

<b>(CNN) —</b> Syria is a Hell on Earth that is expanding in plain sight.<p>The death toll there has doubled in a year's time, if an opposition group is right.<p>Since civil war broke out there, 310,000 people have been killed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday. A year earlier, SOHR's tally …

'Yarmouk is my soul:' Defiant survivors stuck between ISIS and Syrian bombs

http://ht.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/world/2015/04/15/pkg-pleitgen-syria-yarmouk-survivors-speak.cnn_154826_768x432_1300k.mp4<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Even in the horror of Syria's civil war, there are few places that showcase the scale of the destruction -- and the senselessness of the loss of life -- more than the …

Middle East

[글로벌 금융 리포트] 중국의 '금융 굴기'…70여년 역사 美 중심 세계 금융질서 흔들다 | 국제 | 뉴스 | 한경닷컴

美·유럽 주도 세계은행·IMF서…중국, 금융 변방 취급 받아<p>AIIB·신개발銀·SCO 등 中, 독자적 국제기구 설립해<br>세계 금융 판도 바꾸려 노력…위안화 국제화도 '잰걸음'<p>1944년 7월 미국 뉴햄프셔주 브레턴우즈. 2차 세계대전 이후의 새로운 국제 금융질서를 논의하기 위해 44개국 700여명의 대표가 모였다. 회의의 주인공은 해리 화이트 미국 재무부 차관보. 당시 세계 금의 절반 이상을 보유하고 있던 미국에 대적할 나라는 없었다.<p>화이트는 회의에서 달러 가치를 금 1트로이온스(31.10g)당 35달러로 정하고 기타 화폐는 달러에 …

A personal journey of Jihad - CNN Video

From Al Qaeda operative to British double agent, Aimen Dean takes CNN's Becky Anderson inside the mind of a jihadi.

Behind the World War II Fire Bombing Attack of Tokyo

W. Eugene Smith—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—Time & Life Pictures/Getty …

Tensions reignite in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict | Europe

The embers of the quarter-century-old war over Nagorno-Karabakh - a landlocked mountainous region in the South Caucasus that lies at a crossroads between East and West - are smouldering again, and raising concerns another full-scale war is not far away.<p>The region has been the playground of empires …