RT @ddknyt: follow @nytben for the second free presidential election in Tunisia, where the Arab spring started and may have succeeded: htt…
In a region where marriage remains highly valued but economic pressures and costly celebrations have priced many couples out, powerful benefactors have stepped in, sponsoring large-scale ceremonies to make sure that young people get hitched.
RT @Alissanyt: A look at Iraq's drug problems with great photos by @ivorprickett. @nytimesworld. Iraq Faces a New Adversary: Crystal Meth h…
The coal business is going under. The only question was what would keep everyone afloat.
These days, the answer has been: women. https://t.co/wovOfrGAaZ
In an unusual crowdsourcing campaign, more than 1,000 people donated 3 million Canadian dollars to preserve nearly 2,000 acres known as the “Yosemite of the North,” a stunning glacier-carved gorge. https://t.co/20KJj2fosQ