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Jewish life in Iran much better than in Europe

Iran is frequently at odds with Israel, despite having the second biggest Jewish community in the Middle East. DW’s Theresa Tropper spoke with the

Pakistan’s Mohenjo Daro’s hope

The center of a powerful ancient civilization, Mohenjo Daro was one of the world’s earliest cities—a Bronze Age metropolis boasting flush toilets and a

A beautiful old hidden bazaar in Rawalpindi

(By Saif Tahir) The streets of Rawalpindi’s Banni Chowk sight a chaos at one o’clock in the afternoon. The area once identified for enticing edifices

Thailand’s folk music reaches out to the world

Hipsters in flowing skirts and crop tops sway to the Thai band’s hypnotic groove at an exclusive music festival in Thailand, while a clutch

The most dangerous volcanoes on our planet

(By Matthew Blackett ) An eruption of Mount Etna recently caught out some BBC journalists who were filming there. The footage was extraordinary and highlighted