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Where to Eat, Drink, and Shop in Istanbul, According to Turkey's Favorite Chef

<i>This story originally appeared on</i><p>Chef Mehmet Gürs’ Istanbul Food & Beverage Group runs so many restaurants, cafes, and coffee spots …

Dining Rooms

Skiing in the Spanish Pyrenees

I’m a big fan of skiing, even if I haven’t been for a while. Recently, Jess and I were invited to experience winter in the Spanish Pyrenees, …


A Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Camera Sensor

The idea of cleaning your camera’s sensor fills many photographers with dread. It may seem difficult or complicated but it is actually much more …

Landscape Photography

Dreams and despair in the desert: Africa's new gold rush

The world's newest gold rush is under way in the West African country of Mauritania.<p>It follows a government decision to allow people to search for gold in the sand.<p><i>Reporting by Hanan Razek, Filming/Editing by Andrew Brown</i>


The Moroccan warrior women beating men at their own games

<b>For centuries the Berber men of North Africa have proved their worth in the high octane, dangerous sport of Fantasia.</b><p>Teams of riders charge together, firing their riles in unison.<p>But now for the first time, women have been taking them on... and winning!<p>Sahar Zand travelled to Morocco to meet the …

North Africa

Syria war: Love and loss on Lesbos

Amina Ramadan and her husband Mohamed left Aleppo for Europe to escape the war - but tragedy befell them on the shores of Greece.<p>See also: Women risking it all to flee Syria<p><i>Video produced by: Mohamed Madi</i><p><i>Cameraman: Tony Fallshaw</i>

Middle East

Museum of Lost Objects: The Winged Bull of Nineveh

<b>One year ago a man took a pneumatic drill to the statue of a winged bull at the gates of the ancient city of Nineveh, near Mosul in modern Iraq. It's one of countless treasures destroyed by vandals, militants or military action in the region in the past 15 years. This is the first of 10 stories</b> …


Turkey decides

South Asia
South Asia
Northern Europe

Migrant crisis: Balkan states threaten border closures<p><b>Balkan countries at the front line of the migrant crisis say they could close their borders to avoid becoming buffer zones for new arrivals.</b><p>Bulgaria …

North Africa

Migrants face grief and illness on Greek island of Samos

<b>The coastguard headquarters in the port of Samos is crowded with UN aid workers, Red Cross staff and an Arabic translator.</b><p>It's early morning and they're trying to find a hotel for Jamil, a 32-year-old Syrian in borrowed clothes, who sits shivering and expressionless.<p>Two hours earlier he had been …

North Africa

Migrant crisis: Turkey says no deal done on EU action plan

<b>Turkish officials have stressed that a plan agreed by EU officials for joint action with Turkey on the migrant crisis has not been finalised.</b><p>The leaders agreed to speed up visa liberalisation talks for Turks if Turkey stems the influx.<p>They also promised to "re-energise" talks on Turkey joining the …

North Africa Message

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How PTSD Became a Problem Far Beyond the Battlefield

Though only 10 percent of American forces see combat, the U.S. military now has the highest rate of post-traumatic stress disorder in its history. Sebastian Junger investigates.<p>The first time I experienced what I now understand to be post-traumatic stress disorder, I was in a subway station in New …


Sicilian Swiss Chard over Quinoa

41<p>SHARES<p>Pine nuts and golden raisins lend a sweet, nutty touch to pan-sautéed Swiss chard served over protein-rich quinoa.<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Turkey restores curfew in restive Kurdish city of Cizre

<b>Turkish authorities have re-imposed a curfew on the mainly Kurdish city of Cizre, just a day after it was lifted.</b><p>Officials say the move is necessary to enforce security and save lives while tracking down militants from the outlawed Kurdish PKK group.<p>Three Turkish police were killed on Sunday in two …

Middle East

Turkey Kurds: Many dead in Cizre violence as MPs' march blocked

<b>At least 30 people have died in clashes in the Turkish town of Cizre since a military operation began there last week, Turkey's interior ministry says.</b><p>The ministry says most of the dead were Kurdish militants but the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) says 20 civilians were killed in the …

Middle East

Tackling the deadliest day for Japanese teenagers

<b>"My school uniform felt so heavy as if I was in armour," said Masa, who was bullied as soon as he started high school.</b><p>"I couldn't bear the school's ambience and my heart was pounding. I thought about killing myself, because that would have been easier."<p>Masa, which is not his real name, had an …

High School

Will a Turkish border deal block IS recruits?

<b>Fifteen months after the jihadists of so-called "Islamic State" overran Mosul and announced their controversial "caliphate", measures are in train that could seriously disrupt their supply of recruits.</b><p>In co-ordination with Washington and other NATO allies, Turkey is now considering imposing a …

Middle East

Afghan child soldiers fighting the Taliban

It is over six months since British troops left Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.<p>Afghan forces are struggling to cope as poppy growing is increasing and the Taliban is gaining ground.<p>David Loyn reports.


A Painful Introduction To Underwater Photography!

Have you ever wanted to dip your toes into underwater photography, but been too afraid of drowning your iPhone? In this article, the talented iPhone …