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Hitting China’s Wall – NYTimes.com

All economic data are best viewed as a peculiarly boring genre of science fiction, but Chinese data are even more fictional than most. Add a secretive government, a controlled press, and the sheer size of the country, and it’s harder to figure out what’s really happening in China than it …

Day in photos – The Washington Post

A man carries a large sailfish to the fish market in the Xamar Weyne district of Mogadishu, Somalia. Every morning, Mogadishu’s fishermen bring their catch ashore. It is then quickly unloaded and transported to Xamar Weyne’s fish market. where it is sold for consumption on the local market and, increasingly, …