News From All Over
Outside the New York perimeter, the world is, as usual, blowing up. Israel observed a brief truce to allow humatarian aid into Gaza, and then commenced to bomb the shit out of them again. Russia is doing its usual mid-winter nut-squeeze on the oil pipeline leading through the Ukraine to Europe, and blaming the Ukraine for it. This will persist until the Ukraine pays more for Russian gas. Turkey arrested 30 men, including retired generals and a former police chief, claiming they wanted to overthrow the government: the home of Turkey's former chief prosecutor was searched. (Also some Turks, mad about Gaza, protested the Israeli basketball team, bringing their local game to a halt.) And China is threatening Google for promoting porn in their workers' paradise. Count your blessings!
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.
- Here Are the Locations From 'Kids,' Twenty Years Later
Sat., Aug. 1, 12:00am
Sat., Aug. 1, 1:00pm
Sat., Aug. 1, 2:00pm
Sat., Aug. 1, 7:00pm
- What Can We Learn From Donald Trump's Twitter Account?
- East Village Rapist Sentenced to 16 Years After DNA Databank Returns a Cold Hit