It is not easy for an Iranian to visit America. With no US embassy in Tehran since 1979, obtaining a visa usually requires two costly trips to Dubai or Turkey.
When Michael Agyeman-Boaten needed some shoes to match one of his custom-made suits, he turned not to a fancy Italian shoemaker but to a group of craftsmen working out of a garage in Accra.
LOS ANGELES: Kerry Washington stepped back into the spotlight for the first time since becoming a mom last month to accept an award from Women in Film.
The four young men scrape a living hawking barbecued mice on the side of a Malawi highway, but that is just a day job for the Malawi Mouse Boys — who could soon be singing their way out of poverty.
HOMS, Syria: Over the course of the 700-day blockade, her world shrunk to her living room and her kitchen. She survived by eating plants and reading books.
LONDON: JK Rowling, Britain’s best-selling author and creator of teenage wizard Harry Potter, has donated 1 million pounds ($1.68 million) to the campaign against Scottish independence, saying on W
LA PAZ, Bolivia: An indigenous man in Bolivia whose reported age would have made him the oldest person ever known, died on Monday night in his village near Lake Titicaca, his only living son said.
Captain Sawsan AlQahtani got the title of The Sea Mermaid after eight years of diving.
MOGADISHU: Thousands of children in war-torn Somalia are facing death or disability due to an outbreak of highly contagious measles, the United Nations said Tuesday.
HOUSTON: For a set of Texas twins, being joined at the hip is not just a cliche — that was basically the first 10 months of their life.
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