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The country breeding a generation of chess whizz kids
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:13

Since 2011, all children in Armenia from six to eight years old have compulsory chess lessons - and some now are very good indeed. BBC News - Asia

Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:55

 A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private l...

As Trump focuses on North Korea, a fast-growing country slips toward China
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:12

On a Saturday this past fall, hundreds of people were waiting in an hourlong line to climb the staircases of Angkor Wat. Legend has it that if you asc...

Stella Parton: Country music industry 'a bunch of Southern Baptist hypocrites' when it comes to following up on sex abuse allegations
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:31

"It's a good ol' boys town and it's always been a good ol' boys town," the younger sister of Dolly Parton told Fox News. "They hide behind their relig...

Price drops $500,000 on Oregon wine country estate (photos)
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:41

The Willamette Valley wine country estate at 12101 Summit Loop in Turner spans more than 50 acres, and includes a private helipad, tennis court, enclo...

War over country with no name
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:55

A EUROPEAN country that declared independence more than a quarter of a century ago, and has been recognised as a fully-fledged nation for almost as lo...

This San Jose neighborhood is the hottest real estate market in the entire country
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 21:31

Real estate website Redfin recently ranked the 10 hottest neighborhoods in the country and 9 of them are in San Jose. (Sunnyside in San Francisco is a...

UK plans 200-mile 'country roads' driverless trial
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 20:40

The project aims to push the limits of autonomous technology with the UK's challenging roads. BBC News - Technology

He Tangata: Graeme Ransom of Country Village Heaven Greytown Tours
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:25

Elisabeth Easther talks to Graeme Ransom of Country Village Heaven Greytown Tours My dad worked on the railways so I lived in Taihape till I was five ...

Chaotic Cambodia? It’s an utterly serene and seductive country that hardly ever changes
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:15

Magical, hazy dusks; roadside stalls selling old Pepsi bottles full of petrol; rattan baskets full of edible insects; sublime ancient jungle temples. ...

‘Country of cowards’: Comedy duo’s political satire stands out in gun-shy Japan
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:30

In what was perhaps a make-or-break moment for their careers, comedy duo Woman Rush Hour did something on prime-time television in December that most ...

Pro Life Campaign says Government's 8th Amendment plan 'a sad and serious moment for our country'
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:23

LATEST: The Pro Life Campaign has deemed tonight’s announcement from the Government on the Eighth Amendment "as bad as anyone could have en...

Unilever makes strides in Africa's most populous country
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:26

Global consumer goods maker Unilever has increased manufacturing in Nigeria to cut costs as it seeks to grow in Africa's most populous country. ...

Tamworth Country Music Festival in full swing
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 02:36

Tamworth's population doubles as country music lovers move in at festival time. ABC News

Germany – potato country
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:20

No other country in the European Union grows as many potatoes as Germany does. Every region has its own potato dish. How come? And how did the potato ...

Flooding reported around the country
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:21

Flooding has been reported in a number of locations around the country. Ireland:

Part pop, part rock, all country
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:10

SHE’S a little bit pop and he’s a little bit rock’n’roll. Entertainment | — Australia’s #1 news site

Vows: For Love of Country, and Each Other
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:22

Captains Daniel Hall and Vincent Franchino, both active-duty Apache helicopter pilots, are married at West Point. NYT > Fashion & Style

The Getaway: New Country Rankings Aim to Help Travelers Choose Safe Destinations
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:24

The State Department has classified every country from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe on a scale of 1 to 4. What does that mean for you? A primer. NYT > Tra...

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