Articles by Mark Johanson

Mark Johanson is the travel editor at the International Business Times. He has traveled to and written about more than 30 nations and territories on every continent except Africa, and lived in the UK, U.S., the Caribbean and New Zealand. He is currently based in Sydney, Australia. 

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Human contact -- Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin greet one another with a traditional handshake at their summit in Geneva

Biden Speaks With Putin Amid Standoff Over Ukraine

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden held a two hour long video call with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin amid a new standoff over Ukraine. The president imparted on Putin the United States and its...
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Chris Cuomo Says CNN Suspension 'Hurts'

Chris Cuomo said it “hurts” to even talk about his CNN suspension, adding that while it is an “embarrassing” situation, he understands the media company’s decision.