The Alternative for Germany wants to scrap the right to asylum and make development aid conditional upon stopping emigration. The party says its suggestions are "humane," but in practice they would be anything but that. By Jefferson ChaseMore
Not since 1989 has a whole region undergone democratic revolution, but what are the common denominators in the Arab Spring? Jefferson Chase asked Lebanese lecturer and activist Ziad Majed, and he gave some surprising answersMore
In spite of strict moral regulations, plastic surgery is allowed in Iran. More than 60,000 Iranian women per year get nose surgery. Such contradictions have informed Tehran-born artist Homa Arkani's work since 1983.