The $110 million drone base is slated to open later this year. Residents of the city of Agadez have a lot of conspiracy theories about exactly why US troops are there.
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Iran and China are hoping to grow their bilateral trade to more than $600 billion over the next 10 years, but there’s a long way to go. Today, the two countries have combined trade of less than $15 billion, excluding oil.
Patrice Quélard's grandfather was a French refugee from Saint-Nazaire during WWII. Now he and other locals are welcoming today's refugees into their community.
For one Yazidi refugee family in France, “home” is just as much about people as place.
Sámi reindeer-herding families in northern Scandinavia are being hit hard by the impacts of climate change. But some may also suffer from an effort to help address climate change — a big wind farm, being built right through their herding grounds.
Despite alleged sonic assaults, travel advisories, an egg shortage, and new regulations making travel more difficult, Americans keep going to Cuba.
On the front lines of the war on marijuana cultivation, Albanian police face a tenacious crop and an unwelcoming population.
The village of Lazarat, Albania, used to be notorious for its lucrative, but illegal marijuana business. Now that the government has cracked down on it, villagers struggle to make a living.
Syria was once home to a robust, highly educated middle class.
In Russia, the stigma around AIDS is so strong it has hindered response and allowed the disease to spread.
Amidst a state-sanctioned drug war that has stoked fear and silenced dissent, the Catholic Church is emerging as possibly the only institution strong enough to stand up to President Duterte.
The Bavarian city of Traunreut is working to integrate 600 refugees. Some locals are helping. Others are rallying against the arrivals. It's a challenging situation for everyone.