Uyghurs, a Turkic group with populations in Central Asia, have long endured ethnic discrimination in China. Nigaray escaped this as a 15-year-old, fleeing to the Dutch city and eventually opening an Uyghur restaurant there.
Orange Grove Dairy in the South African town of Dundee donates surplus dairy goods to the local women’s center, providing meals for hundreds of people a week.
Orange Grove Dairy in the South African town of Dundee donates surplus dairy goods to the local women’s centre, helping it to provide meals for up to 700 people four times per week.
This small community in Lesotho, Africa is using unique gardens in the fight against HIV.
“It is basically rhubarb,” says forager Ross Evans of Japanese knotweed, the “weed” Britain spends £166 million every year attempting to eradicate. “The young shoots are also great, almost similar to bamboo shoots.”
Following a contest marked by accusations of extremism and racism, that focused on personality more than policy, Sadiq Khan has become the first Muslim mayor of a major Western city.
Paying the ransom currently being demanded by Islamist militants behind three recent ship hijackings could open the floodgates to more hostage-based criminality on the seas, says one expert.
The priceless Kohinoor diamond is one of the most famous jewels in the world — and according to India, a shining example of the UK's unapologetic attitude towards colonial-era pillage.
South Korea's ruling conservatives have lost their legislative majority at a time of growing tensions with North Korea, in a move that could jeopardize ongoing attempts at economic reforms.
Starting out grilling hot dogs on a gas canister welded to the back of a Harley Davidson, Brazilian-born Leon Borja now serves his prime beef sausage creations from a custom-built barbecue trailer in East London.
Citizen scientists are helping to fill a research gap caused by decades of turmoil.
We asked tax experts whether the outrage generated by the revelation British Prime Minister David Cameron held shares in an offshore fund co-run by his father was justified.