Anti-Semitism in France and across Europe is fueling emigration, Jews say. One father whose son is leaving says, "France is no longer the beautiful country it was."
National identity often is tied to tradition and lessons from the past. But, sometimes, customs and beliefs, arts and relationships cross borders. We explore our diversity and, also, those practices that connect us.
A most unusual regatta recently celebrated vintage yachts, some more than 100 years old, and a time when sailing the oceans depended on well-trained crews with little more than compass and sextant.
In the city of Jericho in the West Bank, there's a new home that looks like it might be from another planet. But in fact, its designers took pains to use materials that were as local as possible.
In the remote cluster of rocks in the North Sea, knitting is a deeply ingrained tradition that stretches back for centuries — and persists despite the money that oil and gas have brought to Shetland.
A supreme religious leader led Sunni Muslims for centuries, but the last caliphate ended nearly 100 years ago. Now Islamic radicals in Syria and Iraq claim they have re-created it.
King Felipe becomes the new monarch at a time when the country faces major challenges: a wounded economy, demands for regional independence and dwindling support for the monarchy itself.
French President Francois Hollande condemned the incident, which left the boy in a coma, as an unspeakable and unjustifiable act. Some say a xenophobic climate may have been a factor.
The rape and lynching of two girls has caused an uproar and focused attention on sexual assaults. A lack of toilets forces women and girls to go outside at night, where they are vulnerable to attack.
The granddaughter of a taxi driver, Letizia Ortiz is an ex-TV anchor and a divorcee, and will be the first commoner ever to grace the Spanish throne. She's also more popular than her in-laws.
Myanmar's biggest city Yangon has a distinct old-world feel: blocks of colonial buildings, untouched during decades of poverty and isolation. Now, development could bring them crashing down.