North Korea is known for being an economically isolated country, a foreign policy pariah and the occasional subject of memes about its leader, Kim Jong Un. Beyond those impressions, the country has also been carrying out cyberattacks as an alternative ...

“This tragedy marked one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in recent memory, yet the world has done nothing to find out why it happened.”   On Aug. 4, 2020, thousands of tons of haphazardly stored ammonium nitrate exploded in the port ...

Mango sticky rice, a Thai dish consisting of glutinous rice soaked in coconut milk with slices of mango on top, became viral online earlier this year thanks to Thailand born rapper Danupa “Milli” Kanateerakul.  Milli became the first Thai rapper ...

On Oct. 30, Brazilians will head to the polls once again to choose their next president, in a runoff election that will be closely watched by the world and could prove to be a momentous change of direction for Latin ...

Rishi Sunak has made history as the first person of color to hold the office of the prime minister of the United Kingdom. This appointment comes following his consolidation of leadership in the Conversative Party formerly headed by Liz Truss.  ...

In 2022, the film Return to Dust, which depicts the life of people in rural China, received positive feedback from Chinese netizens. The film’s positive reception stemmed from its vivid portrayal of the struggles of lower-income Chinese people. Despite receiving ...

Let’s play a game of word association. What do you think of when you hear the word British? Could it be the late Queen Elizabeth II? Perhaps tea and crumpets? Or is it the picture of a well-dressed gentleman wearing ...

When The Killing began airing on BBC Four in 2011, international audiences were first introduced to “Nordic noir” — a genre of Scandinavian crime fiction characterized by gritty realism and acute social commentary. Although the genre traces its origins to ...

Within the last four months, the United Kingdom has mourned the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and witnessed the resignation of two prime ministers. Just two nights before her death, Queen Elizabeth II fulfilled what would be her last monarchical ...

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent war, a sixth wave of EU enlargement swiftly, but unsurprisingly, gained traction. As of July 2022, North Macedonia and Albania have begun long-awaited accession negotiations after 19 years of candidacy status and ...