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The hard work of Susan Aitchison and her business partner, Habtamu Baye, paid off with the success of their restaurant, Ben Abeba, in Lalibela, Ethiopia.
A highlight of Ethiopia, Lalibela's masterpiece is the Church of Saint George, carved to appear like a three dimensional Greek cross.
The first movie produced in Turkey on the Armenian genocide has been directed by Ela Alyamac and Aren Perdeci. OBC's interview
The European Games are not bringing to Azerbaijan the positive media coverage its authorities had expected, investing millions on the event. The best deal was Lady Gaga's surprise appearance, however.
For a break from the urban grit of Beirut, there may be no better escape within Lebanon than the ancient city of Byblos.
Located about 12 miles (20km) north of Beirut, Harissa has been a famed pilgrimage site in Lebanon for over a century.
Human rights officials highlight the crackdown on freedom of expression in Azerbaijan ahead of the inauguration of the European Games in Baku.
In a potentially groundbreaking lawsuit, a branch of the Armenian Apostolic Church is seeking the return of its ancient religious center in Kozan in southeast Turkey.
As the first European Games are set to begin, one new rule is striking Baku residents as excessive: officials are prohibiting locals from taking photos in Baku’s historic Old Town.
A group of youth coming from the four corners of the world is representing Armenia at the Vienna Eurovision Song Contest. Meet Vahe Tilbian, Armenian of Ethiopia
Turks’ growing fascination with the past, a phenomenon known as Ottomania, is taking a strange turn with the unveiling of a statue of an Ottoman prince taking a selfie in the Black Sea town of Amasya.
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.