In the former Soviet state of Georgia is a sprawling open-air hardware store called the Eliava. Vendors there sell building materials, tools and machinery — much of it from Soviet days and Russian-made.
President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will nominate South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a Republican critic who once rebuked him for failing to disavow white supremacists, as US ambassador to the United Nations.
An Argentine journalist caused an uproar alleging that Donald Trump used a congratulations call from President Mauricio Macri to press the Argentine leader to help advance a Buenos Aires building project.
Most perks and services have already disappeared from air travel, but there's still more to come: Airlines are planning even lower categories of service, saying it gives customers more choice. But it may also disguise more serious cost-cutting measures in places.
How should a woman ask for a raise? She shouldn't, said Microsoft's CEO at recent women's tech conference. But if that sounds shocking, it wasn't for many Indian women who have been told throughout their lives to keep quiet while the men are encouraged to get ahead.
Death is expensive. The American casket industry is a $1.5 billion business, leading some families to seek out cheaper options from China. But the Chinese haven't been able to bury the American competition.
There are frequent protests in Calais, where the largest camp in France for migrants is located. But is was the appalling living conditions at Grande-Synthe, 30 miles away, that got the attention of Doctors Without Borders. Migrants there try to find the best ways to cope — for many men, that means becoming regulars in a local café. Some in the town even call it 'the Migrants' Café.'
When a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi stopped letting in most Africans after 5 pm, the news spread fast. People were ticked off about such apparently blatant racism. And pretty soon, the restaurant owner was reportedly arrested.
The 180,000-carat Bahia Emerald weighs 840 pounds and has been the subject of a court battle between a colorful crowd of gem traders, a real estate tycoon and the nation of Brazil. Is it even worth it?
It's hard enough finding clothes that fit when you're a large size, but what about when you're under five feet tall? Pien Huang thought she had the answer, but the small sizing that makes her love Japanese chain Uniqlo means that the company's US stores are losing money.