Nikolai Ovcharov is a little dismissive of Count Dracula. The infamous bloodsucker was “a very fierce tyrant,” the Bulgarian archaeologist concedes, but his alleged lair in the Romanian town of Bran is “the smallest castle …
There are few countries in the world stranger to look at than North Korea. The pariah state is known for its brand of militarist totalitarianism, the creepiness of the cult of Kim and the misery of a starving, oppressed …
For thousands of years in parts of South America–Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru–coca has been involved in daily life.
The only family remaining in the desolate village of Kfar Lata
Discussions to appoint a temporary, nonpartisan government
Cheers from supporters, a hurled shoe from critics
Disaster areas declared in northeast as deluge damages homes and farms
The U.S. and Russia have inked a proposed deal to get rid of Syria’s chemical weapons. After two days of negotiations in Geneva with his Russian counterpart, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced the tentative agreement.
Up to 1,000 section heads and China National Petroleum Corporation executives also ordered to submit daily attendance, claims local media
Watch live as Pope Francis holds a five-hour prayer rally at the Vatican, from 7 p.m. to midnight local time, calling for peace in war-torn Syria.
As many as seven fighters linked to the Taliban in Pakistan were killed Friday by a suspected U.S. drone aircraft strike, according to reports. Pakistani security officials told Al Jazeera that all of those killed were “militants.” The attack hit a stronghold for the Haqqani network, which targets American forces in Afghanistan from its …