Israel’s military is facing a challenge on the home front unrelated to traditional threats against the Jewish state: it’s over facial hair, and activists say the army’s future is at stake.
A rundown Pakistan zoo once home to what was dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant” and notorious for housing animals in cramped concrete enclosures has launched an ambitious $7.5 million makeover plan.
Paris fashion week opened in unique style on Monday, with students cutting the virtual ribbon for women’s ready-to-wear collections at a time of unprecedented chaos in the fashion calendar.
What to do if you are a windsurfing enthusiast in a country where the sea freezes over for months of the year?
It has survived world wars, Prohibition and The Great Depression, but this may very well be the toughest time yet for Scotland’s oldest whisky maker.
At first glance, the round black pellets could easily be mistaken for animal dung. But these hardy little balls contain acacia seeds that are helping regrow Kenya’s depleted forests.
Libya’s principal eastern city may be best known as the cradle of a revolution, but it has lately scored an improbable first for the conflict-riven country – a salt spa.
The modern Lakhon Khol mini-masks made by the Robam Khmer art collective are very different from the larger and more intricate masks worn by dancers during the traditional mask theatre performances – often taking place under colourful cloth canopies raised over the grounds at the site of one of the
Audiences are cramming into Chinese cinemas to watch a sentimental comedy that has rapidly become one of the most popular films of all time in the country and marks a triumphant debut for its female director.
Successive Covid-19 lockdowns may have given people in France, as elsewhere, a newfound taste for home cooking, but one delicacy has yet to worm its way back onto the nation’s plates: snails.