Monday, July 16, 2012

Check out The Next Wonder of the World by Rem Koolhaas; An Arab Spring Success Story (maybe); plus audio on the BBC and video on France 24

Newsweek Magazine: Architect Rem Koolhaas and the Next World Wonder, 16 July 2012
When the Olympics hits the airwaves, Beijing will be broadcasting them from this new $900 million architectural masterpiece.

Newsweek International: Will Libya be an Arab Spring Success Story?, 16 July 2012
Jul 16, 2012 1:00 AM EDT
Libya has new leadership—and oil. Now it just needs to unify.

Audio: BBC World Service Radio: The World Today Weekend: 14 July 2012 (0700 GMT)
Paul Henley is joined by Caroline Daniel of the FT and Christopher Dickey of Newsweek

Video: France 24: The World This Week - 13 July 2012
The UK tabloid press sizes up France's new president and focuses on his height (1m70) but the joke could be on Fran├žois Hollande's hosts: when the French leader warns of a multi-speed Europe, does it mean an eventual divorce between Britain and Europe?

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