The Case of the Purloined Poultry: How ISIS Prosecuted Petty Crime

The Case of the Purloined Poultry: How ISIS Prosecuted Petty Crime

There was the shopkeeper who reported a buyer for failing to pay for half a bag of sugar, the house owner who needed compensation for a nasty portray job and the person upset that an acquaintance had hit him with a shoe. The paperwork present that the Islamic State, also called ISIS, was keen — […]

A Drink in a Bar, a Dip in the Tigris: Mosul Returns to Life

A Drink in a Bar, a Dip within the Tigris: Mosul Returns to Life

MOSUL, Iraq — The bar, in jap Mosul, is considerably hidden, with out a signal out entrance and curtains pulled, however a gentle circulate of shoppers trickled by means of its doorways on a heat night this month. One group of males, ingesting closely and enthusiastic about the place they had been, defined that they […]

‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast

‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast

At Morros dos Martins seashore, about 80 miles northwest of Natal, Damiao Henrique, 70, plugged electrical cables to a pump so he might water his bean vegetation. A fisherman and farmer, he was faraway from his outdated strip of land and despatched a number of yards nearer to the shore to permit house for a […]

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

The arrival of deep-pocketed traders and celebrities like Madonna is “creating housing problems in a few neighborhoods,” stated Luís Correia da Silva, a director of Dom Pedro, a resort and lodge firm. “But people shouldn’t forget that nobody wanted to do anything to save these same neighborhoods a few years ago,” he added. Continue reading […]

The Red Phone Box, a British Icon, Stages a Comeback

The Red Phone Box, a British Icon, Stages a Comeback

LONDON — Sometimes it’s onerous to let go. For many Britons, that may apply to establishments and objects that signify their nation’s previous energy and glory — stately properties, the monarchy … and crimson telephone containers. Battered first by the march of know-how and these days by the weather in junkyards, the long-lasting telephone containers […]

A Wedding Album for Harry and Meghan

A Wedding Album for Harry and Meghan

WINDSOR, England — The wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, an American actress, on Saturday is predicted to attract half one million folks to Windsor, England, and to be adopted dwell by hundreds of thousands world wide. The union, in any case, represents greater than the love of two folks: It is a […]

It’s a Royal Wedding! Ride a Tour Bus! Buy Some Cereal and Condoms!

It’s a Royal Wedding! Ride a Tour Bus! Buy Some Cereal and Condoms!

She’s all for Harry and Meghan. “Cinderella has met her prince,” she mentioned. “It could be anybody. That’s what’s so beautiful about it.” At one other desk, Liz Tunmer and Sue Gale, each from out of city, have been on the bus courtesy of Ms. Gale’s son, who had given her the tickets for Christmas. […]

Could a Colonial-Era Golf Club Solve Hong Kong’s Housing Woes?

Could a Colonial-Era Golf Club Solve Hong Kong’s Housing Woes?

Yet as Hong Kong feels more and more divided between wealthy and poor, the talk surrounding the golf course speaks to extra elementary questions on the way forward for this metropolis, and whether or not will probably be reasonably priced to all, or only a playground of the wealthy. Some of probably the most vocal […]

At Least 28 Palestinians Die in Protests as U.S. Prepares to Open Jerusalem Embassy

Gaza and Jerusalem: Images of Violence and Ceremony

The scenes have been barely 40 miles aside: in Gaza, a chaotic panorama of smoke, fleeing figures and tear fuel on the deadliest day since mass protests on the border fence with Israel started; in Jerusalem, Ivanka Trump and different American officers celebrating President Trump’s formal relocation of the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv. […]