Japanese, Norwegians, and Icelanders spout off in favor of whaling

If you’re into eating whales, Kouji Shingru’s shop is the place for you. Located on a pedestrian-only street in Tokyo’s bustling Asakusa neighborhood, Shingru’s compact establishment has it all: deep red whale steaks and fillets …

As Albania gears up to join the E.U., toxic troubles get in the way

It’s easy enough to find the dump in Tirana, the fast-growing capital of Albania: just follow the trail of noxious smoke. Overdeveloped and under-regulated, Albania faces a sea of troubles. Photo: albaniafoto.com For 11 years, …

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