Residents of Barnsley, England, can be fined up to $130 for swearing on the street.
Turkey often presents itself as the leading democracy of the Middle East, but internet censorship there is about to get worse.
Victims are blaming ultra-conservative Salafist Muslims for sectarian violence that has broken out in Egypt. Prominent Salafists deny the accusations.
Same sex couples where partners have different nationalities struggle with US immigration laws.
An American Idol style competition, "Haiti Sings," shines a light on the country's musical gifts.
The success of Scandinavian crime novels by the likes of Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell has prompted a flood of books in the same mold.
After President Obama's speech on Middle East Policy that pressed for Israeli-Palestinian peace, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had what could have been a rocky DC trip.
Some think that gambling has gotten out of control in Australia. Australians are some of the biggest gamblers on earth.
Many deportees in the West African nation of Liberia are doing jail time, regardless of why they were sent back.
Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah say they will reconciliation agreement next week in Cairo. Not everyone is pleased.