Sometimes rivalries between soccer clubs can go horribly wrong. But a local nonprofit is harnessing the passion of international football fans for the good of the city’s underprivileged communities. Soccer in the Streets on July 30 will host its second annual Nations Cup, a seven-on-seven tournament of “national” teams made up of local players that […]
It has been nearly 10 years since Delta Air Lines kicked off its nonstop service to Shanghai with a trade mission led by then-Gov. Sonny Perdue and a swanky banquet in the Chinese commercial center. Now, it seems the aviation stars have aligned once again for a route that was met with initial excitement but […]
While the Persian Gulf dispute drew widespread attention around the world, Qatar‘s Hamad International Airport remained busy as a beehive as planes arrived from and departed to all corners of the world. Headed to Delhi, India, on July 3 to meet up for a 10-day business trip with Ani Agnihotri and Vir Nanda, leaders in […]
The GSU Singers’ modesty proved to be misplaced, as they bested 11 other choirs from around the world to win a biennial global competition in Marktoberdorf, a small Bavarian city in southern Germany.
Books for Africa, which ships tomes from its piled-high Atlanta warehouse to libraries and schools around the continent, last month capitalized on an influx of thousands of do-gooders to the city.
Fourth of July travelers are used to seeing the red, white and blue of Old Glory while in transit to Independence Day celebrations around the nation. But in anticipation of record traffic on what many Americans have made into a four-day weekend, the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta gave flyers a chance to see a more diverse array of […]
You don’t have to convince Dunwoody resident Rich Lapin of the “power of the pen.” He’s been collecting – though he readily admits that it’s more a habit of “accumulating” pens — since the early 1980s. His collection has grown to include about 115 fountain pens “of all makes,” he told Global Atlanta, and “probably seven […]
With terror attacks multiplying around the world and at home, American Muslims are constantly fending off collateral damage to their collective reputation. And increasingly, they’re on the receiving end of hate-fueled violence, as in the recent case of a recent van attack on a London mosque and the young Virginia girl beaten to death after being abducted on her way back to early morning Ramadan prayers. But in a time […]
A documentary on Chinese tea produced in partnership with the Kennesaw State University Confucius Institute has netted six Emmy awards for production achievement in the Southeast U.S.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, exposed his Canadian and Mexican counterparts to some Southern hospitality the past few days in Savannah. Although the dates for upcoming negotiations on revision of the controversial North American Free Trade Agreement are still to be set, Mr. Perdue suggested the visit to coastal Georgia […]