By the terms of a 1659 treaty, France and Spain alternate sovereignty. Every February, French representatives meet their counterparts on Pheasant Island to hand it over to the Spaniards; every August, they get it back.
The lengths gastronomes go to in search of real hunger.
Clues from a single propaganda photo reveal details about North Korea’s expanding weapons programs and internal politics.
Although the prowess of Daigo Umehara, Ai Keita, Tatsuya Haitani and Hajime Taniguchi has brought international renown to Japan’s Street Fighter community, Street Fighter V’s future in there is uncertain.
A lot of Westerners treat Africa like less like a continent and more like a nation— which is so far from the case.... but, what if it were?
Circumstantial evidence points to a North Korean hand in the assassination. And that could complicate Pyongyang’s relationship with China, its main ally.
Last year Iceland had five times as many visitors as there are locals, and its struggling to keep up.
Ever noticed how basically every person you know has been or is going to Iceland?
Iraqi security forces have recaptured Mosul airport, a key part of the government's offensive to drive the so-called Islamic State from the western half of the city.
For these truckers, decorating their semis is not just a spectacle, it's a spiritual practice.
An extraordinary number of Britain’s elite studied philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford. But does it produce an out-of-touch ruling class?
Last month the Iraqi government recovered the eastern part of Mosul, a major victory against the Islamic State. A reporter visited the front line.
When author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie first arrived in the US, she was confronted with people that knew next to nothing about her homeland.
"Slovenia couldn't be further removed from her husband's vision for America, but Slovenians across the country are embracing The Donald and making preparations for a boom in tourism that, if all goes as planned, should start any moment now."
Everything about this is lovely. The hat, the accent, the phrase "rhododendron situation." It's all good in Ireland. Except for whatever's going on with those rhododendrons.
Palantir is flexible and powerful enough to accommodate the requirements of any organization that needs to process large amounts of both personal and abstract data — including governments around the world.
Malaysian police have named a senior North Korean embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam.
Russia’s role in Trump’s election has led to a boom in Putinology. But do all these theories say more about us than Putin?
Navigating the chaos and camaraderie of “patriotic education,” photojournalist Sarah Blesener traveled to Russia to document how youth military training mixes fun with fighting until the two are nearly indistinguishable.
There’s so much more than ramen. (But there’s a lot of ramen.)
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