NEWSWORTHY

Jul 10, 2018

South Korea approves rare screening of North Korean films

South Korea approved a rare screening of North Korean movies at a local film festival on Tuesday, as a diplomatic thaw gains pace following two landmark summits between their leaders. The two countries technically remain in conflict after the 1950-53 Korean War ended without a ...

Crocodiles guard secrets of Pakistan's lost African past

Apr 5, 2018

Crocodiles guard secrets of Pakistan's lost African past

Dancing and chanting in Swahili at a crocodile shrine outside Karachi, hundreds of Pakistani Sheedis swayed barefoot to the rhythm of a language they no longer speak — the celebration offering a rare chance to connect with their African roots. For many Sheedis, the swampy ...