Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved.
The Kurds have ended participation in the Iraqi government, demonstrating a deepening rift between the group and Nouri al-Maliki after the prime minister accused them of harbouring terrorists in the Kurdish
Environmentalists say nearly 100,000 people have moved further inland in recent years due to salt water contamination. Tens of thousands of people have left Pakistan's coastal regions, inhabited since
Their centuries-old dream of statehood is coming closer amid the chaos of war. As Sunni fighters led by the jihadist group ISIS have pressed forward, capturing the Iraqi cities of Mosul, Tikrit, and Ramadi
Iraqis in Baghdad and the country's south are already calling the events of the past two weeks "the catastrophe". Not so inhabitants of the would-be Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil, where joy is unrestrained
ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged leaders of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to
In a step that cements the impression of a de facto independent Kurdistan, a million barrels of Kurdish oil were delivered to a client in Israel today, despite threats by Baghdad to sue anyone buying The
The United States is prepared to give the Democratic Republic of Congo $30m ($18m) in aid for stability and democracy-building but wants President Joseph Kabila to agree to step down at the end of his
Forced to flee alleged religious persecution, many complain of being treated with suspicion in Hindu-majority India. Shaukimal Prajapati is a Pakistani Hindu who has found shelter in India, but never in
Child-centric parenting lets parents find more meaning in childcare. Problem: Where two of life’s biggest questions—how to be a good parent and how to be happy—collide, there is bound to be some friction.
• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental
One mysterious finding—and seven theories "Those born earlier perform better in school"—and according to a new study, it's because of the parents. Moms and dads simply go easy on their later-born kids,
Kurds make up about 20% of Turkey’s population - around 15 to 20 million people. But until the early 1990s, it was illegal in Turkey to use Kurdish in public. Turkey went even further by banning several
Hassan al-Thawadi, the man in charge of Qatar's World Cup preparations, has insisted the tournament will not be built on "the blood of innocents" as organisers come under increasing pressure over the of
Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region is holding parliamentary elections on Saturday at a critical moment in the history of the Kurds - not only in Iraq but also in the whole Middle East. When it comes
The psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of human motivation is 70 years old but continues to have a strong influence on the world of business. What is it, and is it right? There is a commonly reproduced
The United States Department of Agriculture has crunched the numbers and it concludes today that if you had a child in 2012, it'll cost you $241,080 to raise him or her for next 17 years. If you adjust
The process enables a less-securitised political climate and the opportunity to create a more liberal justice system. As the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) continues its relocation across the border into
(cclark395_Flickr) The report describes 147 civilian deaths, much higher than the U.S. administration has admitted to Chris Woods July 22, 2013 11:48am (UTC) This article originally appeared at the Bureau
Shortages of the precious resource threaten to destabilize the region even further. In a report released last week by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Pakistan was pinpointed as "one of the most water-stressed
A woman reflects on her decision to leave the workforce, a decade and a half later. The four most dreaded words in the English language, according to a recent study, are, "We need to talk." But for me,
Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements.
Sexual predators have proven a dark threat to the mass gatherings held across the country. Cairo, Egypt - While chants and songs boomed in the city's packed Tahrir Square, the epicentre of million-man