In Georgian Tbilisi, ancient ruins make a stunning climb

In Georgian Tbilisi, ancient ruins make a stunning climb

“It’s a pre-Himalayan wonderland,” says tour guide Natasha Pilipova, who is with us on a two-day trip to Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital. “We learned about it first when our young child was asked ‘Where is…

Urban resilience in the midst of violent turmoil

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Urban resilience in the midst of violent turmoil

New York – Think of what resources are available to you today. Electricity, water, food, air, health care, internet — these and more are increasingly available, but far from all are utilized. When searching…

Christmas markets around the world 2019

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Christmas markets around the world 2019

Written by Staff Writer It’s not only early shoppers looking for Christmas inspiration — the world’s largest Christmas markets are already making preparations for the festive season in nine countries across the world. Though…

Tobacco smugglers' haul to hit US worth $30m

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Tobacco smugglers’ haul to hit US worth $30m

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Agents spotted the counterfeit items on the Chinese-run ship, which arrived in New York Authorities have seized more than $30m (£24m) of counterfeit goods – including millions of…

Daniel Ortega faces pressure to step down as Nicaragua votes

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Daniel Ortega faces pressure to step down as Nicaragua votes

Written by By Staff Writer Nicole Wallace, CNN Nicaragua’s Marta Elena Cabanas has said she expects to become the first woman to be elected president of the country in Saturday’s legislative elections — before…