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Cheaper drugs cut the burden on the city of Sanming’s budget, but locals grumble over the quality of care.
National donors are starting to pour money into races for secretaries of state.
Across Egypt, women-only driving classes are growing, riding on an unlikely cocktail of tradition and opportunity.
A new generation of designers is bringing international attention to Vietnam.
As Putin prepares for a fourth term, Tatarstan is the latest target of his pre-election centralization drive.
Tanzanian tourist companies are innovating with everything from flying safaris to ultra-high-end camps.
A growing number of “cutters” are dropping the practice of female genital mutilation and choosing alternative professions.
Italy’s South is politically unpredictable and could potentially swing next month’s election.
The Romuva of Lithuania have set themselves apart from other European Pagan sects.
Women are finally competing equally with men at the 2018 Winter Olympics, changing the face of the sport.
In the past decade, the town of Dongwangji has gone from a rice bowl to a manufacturing hub cranking out “emotional interest underwear.”
Dubai is positioning itself as a hub for designers and for platforms to showcase fashion.