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The powerful Church of England is putting its pounds and pence where its mouth is: The body that administers the worldwide Anglican Communion last week announced it is divesting from thermal coal and tar sands.
Sarajevo today is not the city it once was. There are no longer tens of thousands of inhabitants – some have betrayed it, others have left it. But it can't be blamed for this. Slowly it's coming back to life, as if after an earthquake
UAE Armenians gathered tonight at the Armenian Church in Sharjah to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Starbucks does not shy away from social issues, and that includes the “Race Together" campaign. But so far, the effort is looking to become an epic fail.
One 12-year-old girl, writing in an op-ed, shows how bias against women in the tech sector is even showing up in gaming apps available in Apple’s App Store.
In June 2015, Baku will host the European Games. Human Rights watchdogs believe the international event will serve to whitewash the country’s deteriorating rights reputation.
After the war, Dule was one of the first Bosniaks to return to Srebrenica, where he opened his restaurant. One year after his death, his son Avdo traces the family history.
Heidi & Adèle design handbags and wallets using more sustainable options than conventional leather, including salmon skin.
Northwestern Bulgaria: the poorest region in the EU, hit by the fierce depopulation of rural areas. Yet, despite the difficulties of the present, some do resist – and start back, in small steps - from the treasures of a centenary cultural and culinary tradition.
Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with the country’s 6,000 mosques.
Gaze at the architecture while enjoying a coffee or cocktail and watch the world go by when enjoying Trieste at night.
Home to 200,000 people, Trieste is a fascinating corner of Italy with its Balkan, Hapsburg and Venetian influences.