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Report

Atención Walmart Shoppers

Could the mega-retailer take over the business of sending money home?

Jamila Trindle |

Dispatch

Gatekeeper of the Jihad

Meet the Jordanian cleric who's sending young men to fight and die in Syria's civil war.

Brian Katulis |

COLUMN

'We Need a Dictator With a Gun and a Hoover'

Can India's likely next prime minister unleash his country's economy without allowing his Hindu nationalist base to run free?

James Traub |

Report

Obama Administration Delays Keystone Until After 2014 Elections

The latest delay in approving the controversial pipeline sends Keystone proponents into a lather.

Keith Johnson |

Dispatch

Welcome to the People's Republic of Donetsk

Inside the occupied government building in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian protesters are trying to create a new country.

Oliver Carroll |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

FP Staff |

Dispatch

Lay Down Your Weapons

While facing off with Russia, Ukraine’s new government is also struggling to disarm militias in Kiev. If it can’t, will new violence erupt?

Katie Engelhart |

Tea Leaf Nation

The Limits of Mandopop

With mainland money flooding into Taiwanese celebrity coffers, activism takes a back seat.

Chris Fuchs |

Slide Show

The World in Photos This Week

Revelers prepare for Holy Week; Myanmar celebrates its New Year water festival; and the search for survivors of the South Korea ferry sinking continues.

Slide Show |