Greek stand-up comedian Katerina Vrana describes the Greek elections through the prism of “rebound sex.” Also, hear Vrana discuss her hair and bombing in front of a room full of 80 year old Greek grandmothers.
Australian farmers in the Murray-Darling Basin have irrigated their fields for decades. But today, drought and over-irrigation have taken a severe toll on the environment. The Australian government has devised a plan to right the balance. The problem is: Nobody likes the plan.
As one economist recently put it, in just a single decade Spain has gone from semi-rural backwater to Europe’s fourth largest economy, and back again.
Hundreds of Chileans clashed with police in Santiago on Sunday to protest the screening of a film homage to the former dictator, Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
Brazil has a new law allowing the sale of beer in stadiums during the 2014 soccer World Cup. This had actually threatened to become a major stumbling block.
Omar Souleyman sits next to me, a complete Syrian mystery. He doesn’t speak anything close to English, and the dark glasses and floor length robe he wears hides any sort of body language.
Not many sports teams would consider visiting a Nazi death camp before a major tournament but for a German team things are different – especially when that tournament takes place in Poland and Ukraine.
Donald Duck is in hot water and Disney and Mickey Mouse are boiling mad [...]
“You’ll get worms.” My mother’s words ring in my ears every time I see another plate of one of Belgium’s most popular dishes leave the kitchen.
This has got to be a tough time for many Italians. From afar, it seems like the country is falling apart in more ways than one.
It was to be an ethereal experience. An opportunity to sit on a roof top garden and watch the sunset with one of Saudi Arabia’s leading intellectuals. It sounded so romantic.
All I wanted to do was see the Red Sea. Now here I was in Jeddah, a mere 50 feet from its shoreline. It was 6 p.m. and the sun was beginning to set. All I had to do was cross the Al Kumaysh Road.
Rana Jawad is a young Lebanese-British woman, married a Libyan, and ended up in Tripoli in 2004. She stayed through the uprising in 2011, was the only western journalist to be in Libya for the duration of the war, and filed for BBC online as the conflict raged [...]
I woke up at 3 a.m. I hate early mornings and this was, by my standards, still late night. The sole aim of the day was – to see a tiger in the wild. Not pacing in its cage, but in its natural habitat.
Catching all the Global Hit-related acts took some tight choreography, a little bit of hustle, and regular hydration [...]