This week around the world: Oct. 14–20

Oct. 14 Busan, South Korea The 18th Annual Busan International Film Festival, Asia’s largest film festival, is the first since the revelation that former President Park Geun-hye blacklisted filmmakers and…

This day around the world: Oct. 1

Oct. 1 Barcelona, Spain Despite Spanish national police raiding polling locations and pressure from the central government in Madrid, Catalonia went forward with a referendum calling for independence from Spain….

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This week around the world: July 1–7

July 1 Sorriso, Brazil One of Brazil’s most notorious drug kingpins, Luiz Carlos da Rocha, was finally apprehended after eluding capture for over two decades with face-altering plastic surgeries and…