Despite strong economic growth, Kosovo’s citizens are getting poorer and half its youth are unemployed, which is fueling a startup culture.
John C. Woods was an inept hangman, but he got to practice on Nazis convicted at Nuremberg.
This Prussian baroness wrote erotic poetry and mainlined morphine — until Nazis took exception to her decadence.
It may be pseudoscience, but the bitter cacao bean is becoming the drug of choice at wild raves around the world.
After spearheading a peaceful uprising that overthrew Armenia’s prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan wants the job.
Ukraine may soon join the U.N. Human Rights Council, but its state migration service is increasingly blocking LGBT asylum seekers.
Migrants are increasingly choosing to avoid Libya on their way to Europe. But their alternative route could be just as dangerous.
There’s a reason London has a massive gender gap between the number of working men and women ages 35 to 44 — sky-high child care costs.
Vilma and Paolo Stella are the last urban farmers in Turin, Italy, where “urban farming” means tractors and overalls, not hydroponics and gentrification.
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