The world's most beautiful floral hotels

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If spring is your favorite season, you don't have to go outside to enjoy beautiful flowers. Just check into one of these hotels, from Mumbai to Manhattan to Monaco, for some of the world's most elegant and opulent floral displays all year round.

Missing history

1 year 1 month ago
The disappearance of a key part of Thai history has puzzled and angered democracy activists.

The beginner's guide to the French elections

1 year 1 month ago
France is about to pick a new president. C'est bien, you say, but you're still recovering from the tectonic shifts of 2016. (Brexit! Trump!) You really should pay attention, though. One of Europe's most important countries will end up being run either by a far-right leader, Marine Le Pen, or someone who's never held elected office, centrist Emmanuel Macron. Either way, the result will ripple across the globe.

US talks tougher on Iran but sticks with deal

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The Trump administration ratcheted up the rhetoric on Iran Wednesday, declaring the international deal to restrain Tehran's nuclear program had failed and that Iran continues to be "the world's leading sponsor of terrorism."