For the past four decades, Cyprus has been split between Turkish Cypriots in the north and Greek Cypriots in the south. Between them is a 112-mile, UN-mandated buffer zone — where little has changed since the 1970s. A photojournalist shows this strip of land left behind by time.
Valeria Fernandez is an Arizona-based reporter who covers immigration along the US-Mexico border. Last week, she interrupted her vacation to go to the Italian island of Lampedusa, where hundreds of African migrants drowned in a shipwreck.
Turkey's Vakifli Koyu is the only place in Turkey with a population that is only Armenian. The population is dwindling, but tourism and innovative agriculture have the residents hoping they can hang on just a little bit longer.
Amazon's Spanish affiliate was flooded with orders for sewing machines every Monday night after "The Time Between Seams" aired this fall. It's the most popular TV drama in Spanish history and stars a beautiful and daring seamstress turned spy, set during the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s.
A new bill in France makes it a crime to deny genocide in France. The Turkish government is outraged because the law also makes it a crime to deny that the Ottoman Turks massacred millions of Armenians during World War I.
US Navy SEALs seized control of a tanker carrying Libyan oil in the Mediterranean late Sunday — at the request of the Libyan government. It seems that rebels in the country who hold a port were trying to export the oil.
A law passed by the Israeli legislature recently barred Palestinians who marry Israeli citizens from receiving their own Israeli citizenship. That means they can be forced to leave at any time, and cannot drive or work. Now Lana Khatib and her family are at risk.