Amanda Powers

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Best New Hotels Of 2013

<i>-- Editors, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Here at Condé Nast Traveler, we're obsessed with hotels -- that's why we're thrilled to unveil the 2013 Hot List, the buzz-making list of our favorite new hotels that have opened in the past year. The entire list of 154 properties spans the globe, from a tiny …

Simple Springtime Dishes

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, …

Africa

World Bank sets goal of eliminating extreme poverty by 2030

President Jim Yong Kim says it is "an historic moment" as the World Bank pledged to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030.<p>Speaking at a news conference in Washington Mr Kim said: "We have set an expiration date. With commitment, cooperation and the vision of leaders from around the world, we have great …

World Bank

FBI was warned 2 years ago of alleged bomber’s radical shift

Russian authorities warned the FBI in early 2011 that suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have been a follower of “radical Islam,” a revelation …