Cold weather brought brutal levels of air pollution to the country's north.
The church where the band played their first show is hardly standing, but renovation costs are steep.
"We are losing lovely buildings, district cultural centers, and probably the perception of cinema as art."
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.