This Week In IBTimes Magazine

on February 20 2014 4:40 PM
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    A bus targeted by a suicide bomber burns in Taba, Egypt, Feb. 16, 2014. Reuters
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    War veterans salute as flag bearers walk past during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia, on Nov. 11, 2011. Reuters
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    Signs about lost dogs have quadrupled in residential neighborhoods in Mexico City, including Cuauhtémoc and Lomas. Reuters/Edgar Garrido
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    : A husband and wife who fled their home in Syria operate a small market selling mostly candy in the Atmeh refugee camp. Vincent Palmier
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Not Your Dream Vacation

Terrorists are targeting Egypt’s Red Sea tourism -- and it’s working. Daria Solovieva reports on militants and suicide bombers who are increasingly targeting tourists in the popular Sinai peninsula, in an effort to undermine the Egyptian economy.

The VA Has Some Explaining To Do

A government whistleblower suffered retaliation after he revealed how the VA ignored veterans’ suicidal tendencies: Jamie Reno looks into admissions by the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding alleged ethical lapses.

Express Kidnappings Go Canine

In the land of express kidnappings of wealthy people – crimes that are often resolved in one day through the payment of ransoms -- the 'napping of pet dogs is a new growth industry. Patricia Rey Mallén reports from Mexico City.

The Syrian Conflict-Economy 101

How business works from the ground up on the fringes of a civil war. John Beck roams the Syrian-Turkish border zone in search of basic truths about human nature and economics.

 

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