Learn about a U.S.-backed program that helps former coca farmers find legitimate work like pottery and connects them with producer associations.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day is January 27. See some of the memorials around the world that honor victims of the Holocaust in different ways.
January 25 is the start of the Lunar New Year, celebrated worldwide. 2020 is the Year of the Rat, which the U.S. is honoring with a new postage stamp.
These photographs show how Iran was a thriving modern society before the 1979 revolution. They also attest to Iran's potential to become one again.
Japanese master artist Hokusai was a "man mad about painting." And a new exhibition at the Freer Gallery shows how brilliant an obsession it was.
The world's second-largest ancient colosseum is getting a makeover, with help from a U.S. grant. The project could boost tourism in Tunisia.
The Titanic is an important historical artifact. Under an agreement that has now come into force, the wreck site will be protected and secured.
U.S. Embassy staff members around the world often join in celebrating local holidays in their host countries, honoring all religions.
On New Year's Eve, many people follow traditions and fill up on superstitious dishes they hope will bring them wealth and good fortune in the upcoming year.