Increasingly sidelined, Pakistan's transgender people are cut off from mainstream society, with many currently living as beggars and sex workers.
From America to Spain and Italy, how the threat of strikes and bankruptcy threatened sports teams this year.
A new study finds extreme hot weather doubles the risk of civil conflict in tropical countries.
How Western companies like Nokia Siemens Networks have allowed their technology to be used to suppress dissent in countries like Bahrain.
US and European sanctions on Syria putting the hurt on an economy already reeling from instability and uncertainty.
Popular and politically influential cartoonist, Ali Ferzat, attacked by masked gunmen believed to be linked to current Syrian regime.
Ray Kurzweil takes 150 pills a day in an effort to live until technology allows him to move into a non-biological form.
The Mexican government is offering a $2.4 million reward for information leading to those behind a casino attack which killed over 50.
Google brings its Street View project to the Amazon forest -- images of the river and communities will be turned into 360-degree panoramas.
Libya's new ambassador to the US says the new government will not wait for Gadhafi to be found before they begin work on rebuilding the country.