A photo essay from Somalia's once war-torn capital.
The architectural giants are as beautiful as they are ominous.
Never officially certified, the Fair ended up as a tribute to American corporations more than its official theme of "peace through understanding." It was still pretty cool.
The City of Montreal Archives has just released an important set of historical images.
It will call its last conscript this week, a tradition left over from the USSR.
The bathtub alone cost $20,000.
It took 50 years for the city to get a subway, so it's no surprise the mayor who pulled it off got all the credit.
Few are certain of Afghanistan's future once foreign troops leave. Four Kabul investors went ahead and built a water park anyway.
"People in the neighborhood would probably not mind seeing it used for something different."
The former Detroit mayor's sentence dwarfs those handed out in other high-profile political corruption cases in recent years.
A town of 52,000 people has called the famous bridge its own since 1971.
It's election day in the former Soviet Republic.
Starbucks says it just invented the "Duffin." But a well-known tea shop has been selling them for a while.
On its independence day, a look around the country's lingering ethnic tensions.
Ciudad Caribia, built from scratch under the watch of Venezuela's late president, has many, many problems.
Over a dozen USSR-built cable cars still help the residents of Chiatura get around town.
One local homeless man wants to show you how the homeless really live in his city. And he insists it isn't exploitative.
Alain Robert entertained the lunch crowd in La Defense yesterday as he scaled a 607-foot tower with his bare hands.
Design historian David Lawrence's new book explores its history and how it came to be synonymous with the city it serves.