Back in the ‘70s, Argelita's village school in northeast Spain closed down because there just were not enough children. But now, after 47 years, children finally have a place to learn in town.
PreMenstrual Syndrome says English makes it easier to push the envelope in socially conservative Albania. But is the message lost in the process?
A sociologist, a public health director and a Hollywood actress are all asking the same question but finding their own way to define their immigrant identity.
Julian Assange has been staying in the Ecuadorean embassy in London for months, largely out of the spotlight. But he's trying to put his face back in front of people — literally. On T-shirts. Meanwhile, we take your questions about Ebola and, in Canada, the dollar has fallen to a new five-year low, making Canadian goods inexpensive. All that and more in today's Global Scan.
A scoreless match turned into a riot in Belgrade on Tuesday — literally. When a banner-toting drone flew over the match between political rivals Albania and Serbia, it touched off a riot between the teams and hardcore Serbian fans.
Ever knit a blanket? Ever hung that from a bridge? If it seems outlandish, it probably is. But The Joining Project is doing it, with a serious purpose.
The UN-linked group responsible for destroying Syria's chemical weapons arsenal wants to do the destruction away from Syria's civil war. But no country has offered to host the operation, which involves toxic chemicals. The other alternative is to do it at sea, but that is hardly ideal.
More than half a million concrete bunkers dot the Albanian landscape, holdovers from the Cold War. Now, Albanians are trying to figure out whether to reduce, reuse or recycle them.
Five Muslim Uighurs from China who spent years in Guantanamo are now living in Albania. One of them is now a pizza maker in Tirana.
The United States is held in high regard in Kosovo because of its role in supporting the former Serbian province's bid for independence. So, for many Kosovars, having a beefy American muscle car is a high sign of status. So much so that Kosovars living abroad, even in the U.S., often bring their cars home with them on vacation.
Majlinda Kelmendi will be competing in the Olympics in London this year. She's the first Kosovar to participate since the country declared independence back in 2008. But because Kosovo isn't recognized by the United Nations, she must compete for Albania.