Cultures

Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

Aug 16, 2018

The Russian military says the number of drone attacks on its main base in Syria has increased

Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet

Aug 16, 2018

Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place

Egypt razes historical Cairo district, angering residents

Aug 15, 2018

Egyptian authorities are demolishing a historical 19th century neighborhood in Cairo to make way for high-end development, angering residents

American Book Awards honor cultural diversity

Aug 13, 2018

Books on human caging, early Detroit and African-American culture in Los Angeles are among this year's winners for works reflecting the country's diversity

Australian woman detained in Bali over Papua link

Aug 4, 2018

An Australian graduate student whose honeymoon plans in Indonesia included a cultural festival in the violent and insecure Papua region says she's being deported after officials accused her of being a journalist

In Panama City's booming colonial core, locals fight to stay

Jul 30, 2018

A real estate boom has transformed the heart of Panama City in the two decades since it was declared a world heritage site, thrilling property owners but pricing most of the longtime residents out

Correction: Hispanic Caucus-Latino Museum story

Jul 27, 2018

Correction: Hispanic Caucus-Latino Museum story

AP-NORC Poll: Latinos see health care communication barriers

Jul 26, 2018

A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds more than half of Hispanic adults have had a difficult time communicating with a health care provider because of a language or cultural barrier.

China: Tibetan students banned from religious activities

Jul 24, 2018

An official Chinese Communist Party newspaper says Tibetan children have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays

South African white enclave tests e-currency to stand apart

Jul 16, 2018

South African white enclave, a holdover from apartheid, tests e-currency in bid to stand apart

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