Monday, December 28, 2015
Michelle Esquenazi tosses her mane of flaming red curls, kicks her feet clad in five-inch stilettos onto her desk and hollers for her assistant.
Race relations are still a touchy subject in South Africa, but edgy jokes in comedy clubs release bottled-up social tension and trigger gales of laughter from multiracial audiences.
Each year, Old Man Winter drops his curtain of darkness over the Nordic countries, not lifting it again until April when spring bathes the region in sunlight and nature comes back to life.
Forget the return of "Star Wars." For a family in Berlin, this Christmas saw the return of Miko -- their cherished black and white cat which went missing in the German capital in 2008.
Sunday, December 27, 2015
The Polynesian voyaging canoe that is in the middle of its round-the-world journey has left South Africa for Brazil.
Mark Twain once quipped, "The lack of money is the root of all evil."
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Roberia Lima dos Santos steps timidly up to the counter and asks in a tiny voice if this is the place where they write letters.
Google and Microsoft had their virtual eyes on Santa Claus and his gift-laden sleigh on Thursday.
Friday, December 25, 2015
Chuao, Baracoa, Hacienda Rio Peripa: when it comes to cocoa beans, it turns out there are vintages just like there are for fine wines, says Belgian chocolate maker Benoit Nihant.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
"How have I impacted your life?" asks Niya, an American high schooler. "I loved you from day one," answers the warm voice of her grandmother.