In the course of two decades, a medical secretary in Paris persuaded scores of renowned photographers to take her picture. On the 25th of October, 2002, the Lebanese artist Fouad Elkoury wrote an e-mail
The discovery of Hawaii Sign Language in 2013 amazed linguists. But as the number of users dwindles, can it survive the twin threats of globalisation and a rift in the community? In 2013, at a conference
Local forces and a US-led coalition have been beating the militants back in Iraq and Syria, where its core territory lies. And it's close to losing its stronghold in Libya, where ISIS was thought to be
The Obama Administration has long been divided over what to do about Syria. The crisis produced one of the biggest differences between President Obama and Hillary Clinton, his first Secretary of State.
As it says in the Good e-Book, “There is no end to the making of lists, and too much Googling will wear you out.” Yet one list, published on Wednesday, got me going at once, and the results are below.
Torture is a regular practice of the regime because it fears the Greek people Mikis Theodorakis says that Greece is a strange country, something of a “butcher’s shop,” or in the English idiom, a slaughterhouse.
From ancient India to the computer age, the military has used chess as both a metaphor and even as training for warfare. But as Dominic Lawson writes, generals who compare themselves with grandmasters
Black rats may not have been to blame for numerous outbreaks of the bubonic plague across Europe, a study suggests. Scientists believe repeat epidemics of the Black Death, which arrived in Europe in the
‘Hungary as a member of the Dual Empire cannot make peace alone any more, or rather less, than Saxony or Bavaria,’ Baron Macchio says Rome, January 17. I have been one of the few journalists who have granted
Though it may seem hopeless, there are several effective ways to curb premature ejaculation One of the most frustrating afflictions that can befall a man is premature ejaculation. It's embarrassing, it's