News Round-Up 5/23/14: The World Cup Cometh Soon + Reparations

Happy Friday! The Blues are off being bluesy on Monday, and a happy Memorial Day Weekend to you all! In other exciting news, the World Cup is only a few weeks away. GET READY, this blog will be shrine. First-ever Blues & the News sports coverage. 

reuters / Brazilian artist Paulo Ito talks on his mobile phone next to graffiti he painted referencing the 2014 World Cup, on the door of a public schoolhouse in Sao Paulo
reuters / Brazilian artist Paulo Ito talks on his mobile phone next to graffiti he painted referencing the 2014 World Cup, on the door of a public schoolhouse in Sao Paulo

Assorted Stand-Outs:

South Asia:

Southeast & East Asia:

  • Thailand‘s military (the current architects of this week’s coup) have summoned the country’s ousted leaders and politicians for talks.
  • The US is not pleased with the Thai coup.

Europe & Eurasia:

Middle East & North Africa:

Sub-Saharan Africa:

Americas:

Oceania:

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