Imagine your child's school is always open -- and serves breakfast, and takeaway meals at pickup. It exists, affordably, in Sweden, where the private sector pushes education innovation.
There are signs of historical insecurity in Russia's move away from Europe and the U.S. But at the end of the day, China looms as the real threat for Moscow's future.
By allowing a Greek elementary school to be opened the for first time in 49 years on Gökçeada -- formerly Imbros -- Turkey has raised hope among a nearly vanished Greek community.
Son of immigrants, Redoine Faïd, 40, dealt drugs on the outskirts of Paris before turning to armed robbery. After repenting on French TV, a daring prison break has added to his legend.