"A French Muslim Convert Living in Syria Is Believed to Play a Key Role in European Terror" is from the Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Jill Melancon.
James and Elle Eversman are a young couple traveling through the Mojave desert on their way to a new life. When their car mysteriously breaks down, they are stranded in the middle of nowhere without much water and no cell phone reception.
"China: No, We Are Not Sending Cans of Human Flesh to Africa" is from the May 19, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Strangers passing through. Friends seeing each other with new eyes. The hesitant touch of new lovers. A first glance. A first word. A first touch. A first kiss. Take a journey through erotic shorts and poems to relive that first-time feeling. Naughty Bedtime Stories: First Taste will stir the butterflies, curl the toes, and send hearts racing. After all, nothing tastes as good as naughty feels....
"Good spicy stories that give a TASTE of authors!"
Jamal, 24, remembers running to the basement after the first explosion and hearing the horrifying sounds above. His younger sister went into shock, prompting his terrified mother to slap her. Like so many other Syrians, they decided they had to leave.
It may not surprise you to learn that Spaniards view time differently. An American visitor to Spain would quickly note that a local’s dinnertime isn’t often until 9 p.m. or later. After that, drinks at a bar or television-watching at home could last till 1 a.m. on a weeknight. To cope, some office workers will take both a midmorning coffee break and a midafternoon snooze — the jealousy-inducing “siesta.”
"The Not-Completely-Crazy Theory That Russia Leaked the Panama Papers" is from the April 09, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Jill Melancon.
"Sweden's Relations with Israel Were Already Bad. They Just Got Much Worse." is from the Around the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Novaya Gazeta is no stranger to hostility and controversy. The crusading Russian newspaper is known for powerful investigations — and in Russia, this sort of work can provoke an angry reaction. The paper's star reporter Anna Politkovskaya was shot dead in her apartment building in 2006. Exactly who ordered her murder has never been confirmed.
"She Broke the Story of Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge. Now, She Says She Has to Flee Russia." is from the April 15, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Sam Scholl.
It was a “false flag,” the theory goes, designed to trick Trump into intervening more forcefully in the Syrian war. Those spreading this theory are often closely linked to the “alt-right,” a small, far right movement whose members are known for espousing racist, anti-Semitic and sexist points of view.
Lyudmila Putin was the wife of Vladimir Putin for three decades. They met in Leningrad, married in 1983 and moved to East Germany, where her husband was a KGB spy. When the Iron Curtain crumbled, they returned to Russia, where Vladimir Putin began his remarkable journey to becoming the most powerful person in the country, if not the planet.
"Putin’s Ex-Wife Returns to the Spotlight With a Dashing Young Husband and a Fancy French Villa" is from the April 06, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Jenny Hoops.
London’s mayor said the officer died “protecting our city and our democracy.“
"What We Know About the Victims of the London Terrorist Attack" is from the March 23, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Jenny Hoops.
As the doors close, a screen at the elevator’s front lights up to show you the car’s location as it rises toward the building’s newly opened observation deck. A neatly dressed attendant informs passengers that the elevator has now reached a top speed of 18 meters per second, approximately 40 mph.
After more than 60 years of using the system, Norway is set to become the first country in the world to turn off its FM radio network — and others may soon be following its example.
"Norway Will Become the First Country in the World to Switch Off FM Radio" is from the January 08, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Sam Scholl.
In contrast to the countries included in Trump's executive order, Saudi citizens have been directly linked to terrorist attacks on U.S. soil numerous times.
"Donald Trump's Already Complicated Relationship With Saudi Arabia" is from the January 30, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Sixty percent of Russians believe that Internet censorship — in particular, the banning of certain websites and material — is necessary, according to a new poll.
“LINKED OUT” ran the headline on Russian state television. The U.S.-based website LinkedIn, a social network for business professionals, is going to be blocked in Russia after a court found the company guilty of violating a law on data storage.
On Dec. 26, 1991, the Soviet Union officially ceased to exist. Its flag, with its famous hammer and sickle, was lowered outside the Kremlin at 7:32 p.m. Within a half-hour, the red, white and blue Russian flag had been raised in its place.
Surprisingly, this quest has been going relatively well of late. Marinelli's group, Yes California, is attempting to collect 585,000 signatures necessary to place a secessionist question on the 2018 ballot. Buoyed by California's already tense relationship with President Trump, the campaign has received a large amount of press coverage and support over the past few months.
In the face of all this, some French voters are apparently hoping another candidate could come in and clean up the mess. The problem, however, is that their proposed president isn't actually French.
"There’s a New Push to Make Obama President Again. This Time, of France." is from the February 24, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Taylor and narrated by Jill Melancon.