By Amina Nazarli Baku is one of the most fantastic places in the world, located at the meeting-point of Europe and Asia. Few cities in the world are changing as quickly as Baku and nowhere else in Eurasia,
Plans for a new Euro-Caspian pipeline will solidify the west's dependence on fossil fuels and authoritarian regimes. This new documentary shows why we should stop and think. “Of course we need a different energy model,” Alberto Santoro states emphatically. “It is
Each year, we send our editors and writers on a mission to find the destinations on the vanguard of the travel. The major takeaway from our 28 favorites of 2016? The entire world is getting more adventurous.
Trapped in limbo on the Caspian Sea, a watery link on the modern Silk Road. by Paul Salopek Paul Salopek is walking the global trail of the first humans who migrated out of Africa in the Stone Age.
Take a virtual tour of the city on the Caspian Sea with 500-year-old steam baths and the world’s largest KFC. Paul Salopek is walking the global trail of the first humans who migrated out of Africa in the
By Paul Salopek My intercontinental ramble, called the Out of Eden Walk, is a storytelling project that aims to retrace the footsteps of the first anatomically modern humans who migrated out of Africa back in the Stone Age. I am plodding
Fishing for vital company knowledge Large building projects are delayed by all sorts of issues — money, employees who lack the right skills, public sentiment. But sometimes it is fish spawn, or great-crested newts. The deliverer of such bad news might
To Walk This Wilderness, Carry a Shovel Caching water on the steppes of Kazakhstan is like an act of worship or a duty of penance. Paul Salopek is walking the global trail of the first humans who migrated out of
Russia’s Humanitarian Response to the Armenian Genocide Humanitarianism and the Refugee Crisis on the Caucasus Battlefront During World War I By Asya Darbinyan Introduction The front page of the June 30, 1916 issue of the Parisian newspaper “Excelsior” carried an illustration of
Emirates Aquatech eyes caviar exports to EU Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Aquatech is targeting caviar production of 35 tonnes per year as it awaits clearance from the European Union to export the prized product to Europe and increase its market share. “The
Russian diplomacy aims to accelerate Syrian endgame The failed coup in Turkey has come as a god-sent opportunity for Russia to connect the dots. Russian diplomacy will be in top gear in Laos on Monday when Minister of Foreign Affairs
First Neanderthal settlement uncovered in Nowshahr A newly excavated site in Bandpey, southeast of Caspian Sea in Mazandaran provides major evidence for a Neanderthal settlement in the region. Hamed Vahdatinasab, local head of an archaeological expedition in
A confluence of old and new Azerbaijan may not be popular on the tourist radar, but it’s a good option if you want something unconventional Azerbaijan, called the land of fire, is filled with
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the three major European signatories to a landmark nuclear deal with Iran agreed to establish trade ties with Iran independent of the US dollar. Since the United States' unilateral move in May to
UKOIL has certain risks associated with the negative impact of US sanctions against Russia and Iran on company’s shareholders and partners, as well as on the company itself, a source in the Russian company told Trend. “The company [LUKOIL]