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G-7, Ukraine and all that jazz
When the top leaders arrived to Brussels, no one had any doubts about the top agenda item. It is not about climate change, nor poverty reduction, but Ukraine. Russia was suspended from the membership in an organization that earlier this year again became known as G-7. Everything you wanted to know about this influential club of states is briefly presented in this CFR backgrounder.
Juan Carlos steps down as a king
Christiane Amanpour brings the interview with Constantine II, the last king of Greece who speaks about his old Spanish counterpart and friend.
Main security threats: U.S. perspective
Terrorism is still the most important threat to U.S. national security - and while China ranks 7th. Read how Obama's West Point speech is received in the American public opinion.
Who are the financial winners of the forthcoming World Cup in Brazil?
Expected profit is measured in billions of U.S. $, from the collectible stickers' manufacturers to pizza to the media businesses. This Guardian article explored the topic in greater detail.
The hidden costs of watching Gangnam style
The Economist made this interesting info-graphic showing that the humanity spent 16,000 years of time collectively watching this music video. This is what could have been done instead.
Edward Snowden, a movie
Producers and movie industry waste no time. This week, it has been announced that an awarded director Oliver Stone is going to make the movie based on the Edward Snowden affair.