The restaurant re-creates dishes dating back to the early days of the Ottoman Empire. Batur Durmay says the idea for Istanbul's Asitane restaurant — inspired by Turkish palace kitchens — came about somewhat
Alyona Savranenko grew up in a small village in central Ukraine. She had a modest upbringing, one she loved — featuring unpaved roads, cows grazing in the field, and mushroom-picking in the forests. She
At the heart of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump is the decision to withhold security aid from Ukraine. The first article of impeachment voted on by the House of Representatives Dec.
When French soldiers began an incursion against the West African Kingdom of Dahomey in 1890, King Béhanzin sent his fiercest soldiers to defend the front line. The troops were an elite squadron of women
On a recent Monday afternoon, Tel Aviv’s Shamshiri restaurant was quickly filling up with customers. The owner, Avi Hanasav, rushed between the dining room and the kitchen, where his mother was preparing
The presidency of Donald Trump is set to go on trial in the US Senate. Nearly a month after the House of Representatives took two historic votes to impeach the 45th president of the United States, House
In what's seen as a move that would extend Russian President Vladimir Putin's grip on power after leaving the presidency, Putin proposed constitutional changes on Wednesday and picked a new prime minister
Flutist and composer Nathalie Joachim first came up with the idea for her debut album in late 2015. She was in Haiti, exploring her Haitian heritage and wanted to know about female artists from the island.
The following series of audio reports introduces listeners to both asylum-seekers desperate to make a home in Japan and the Japanese citizens who don’t think refugees can ever become Japanese. In the after
California-based cybersecurity firm Area 1 Security said Monday that Russian military hackers tried to steal emails from the Ukrainian energy firm where Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic US presidential
Murmansk is the largest city in the Arctic Circle. Nowhere else in the world do so many people spend so long in near-perpetual darkness. On Sunday, residents came out to catch the first glimpse of the
Russia and Turkey facilitated talks with Libya's warring leaders in Moscow on Monday in a push urging the rivals to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement that
Haiti's calamitous earthquake a decade ago leveled much of the capital, killed tens of thousands and left some 1.5 million people homeless. The 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the poorest country in the on
Rotting feral pig carcasses teach scientists what happens when tons of animals die all at once, as in Australia's bushfires
The unprecedented wildfire raging across Australia is not only destroying human lives, but has killed hundreds of millions of animals – perhaps billions before it is all over. Burning is not the only of
Author and photographer, Teju Cole, visited Mali for the first time at the end of 2019. During this trip, he wrote a post on social media about being in Bamako, Mali's capital, and attending seven concerts
Some commentators called the White House speech a show of strength. Flanking US President Donald Trump were senior officials in his administration, including Vice President Mike Pence and top military
Dorothy Mbabazi used to live comfortably as a vegetable farmer in western Uganda. The single mother of seven had 9 acres of land in the Buliisa region — nestled between Lake Albert and Murchison Falls
US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he supported expanding the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to include Middle Eastern nations, as the United States seeks to limit its troop footprint globally.
At age 13, Sandra Morales traveled with her sister from Guatemala to Detroit where she eventually met her husband, Daniel Roblero. Like her, he’d left Guatemala as a teenager. The couple didn’t have legal