Uzbekistan, until recently one of the world's most closed countries, is opening itself to the world. This summer, the government invited nearly 100 popular foreign social-media stars to "fill the Internet" void with beautiful images of the country.
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A Chilean start-up has been launched to open up some of the world's most iconic tourist attractions to disabled visitors.
Pep Guardiola has played down comparisons between Raheem Sterling and the world's best players, claiming that nobody comes close to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
World's original package holiday company failed to secure funding to shore up rescue bid
Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, is holding talks with shareholders in a last-ditch bid to avoid going bankrupt.A collapse could leave around 150,000 travelers from
The world's largest children's library is in Munich. The International Youth Library was founded by a Jewish writer shortly after the end of WWII as a "harbinger of peace."
One of the world's most celebrated violinists, Anne-Sophie Mutter is among the five prizewinners of the prestigious Japanese award that has been called the Nobel Prize for the arts.
Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, suffers from some of the world's worst air quality, due to rapid development, the environmental engineer Bhushan Tuladhar says. How can the city in a valley be redesigned?
The world's oldest travel company faced a number of headwinds that proved to be too much for it to overcome.
The world's oldest travel firm has collapsed, stranding hundreds of thousands of holiday-makers around the globe.
The world's largest social media platform will target Australian users who search for words and terms linked to violent extremism to direct them away from a life of violence.
More than half the world's largest coal companies are planning for expansion even as competition from renewables rises and financiers shy from backing fossil fuels.
The world's largest collection of Australian animals at Sydney's Featherdale Wildlife Park is a magnet for children and families, where outdoor fun meets learning about animal welfare and conservation.
The 178-year-old company, the world's first tour operator, had struggled with debt and competing in the online era.
The Trump administration is finalizing plans to open one of the world's last pristine wilderness regions, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, to oil and fracked gas drilling. Trump is pushing the drilling at a time when climate change is permanently altering the Arctic and devastating local communities. The plan calls for the creation of landing strips, drill pads, pipeline supports, a seawater treatment plant, 175 miles of roads, and other infrastructure in Alaska's north coast. On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted to block the Trump administration from opening up Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; however, a companion bill is unlikely to pass the Republican-controlled Senate. From Charlotte, North Carolina, we speak with Subhankar Banerjee, a professor of art and ecology at the University of New Mexico and the author of "Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land."
World's biggest emitter promises to step up initiatives with focus on 'nature-based' efforts to cut carbon emissions.
The world's most popular Pokemon trainer, Ash Ketchum, achieves the goal he set for himself in 1997.
How much is the world's most expensive horse worth? It's a question with no easy answer, but there are decades' worth of jaw-dropping sums involved.
From stunning Milos in Greece to penguin hangout Bartolomé in the Galapagos, these are the world's 10 most beautiful islands.
World's oldest travel company, Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy on Monday. Hurt by high debt levels (1.7 billion pounds), online rivals and geopolitical uncertainty, Thomas Cook needed 200 million pounds on top of a 900 million pound package it had already agreed, to see it through the winter months when it receives less cash and must pay hotels for summer services.
World's oldest travel firm Britain's Thomas Cook collapses.
The Trump administration ordered new sanctions on Iran, in response to the attack in Saudi Arabia that temporarily cut off nearly 6% of the world's oil supply. The sanctions' effect may be limited.