The crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 on July 17 has forced Malaysia Airlines to find a new — safer — route to its destinations in western Europe. The airline tried a few options and seems to have found a less controversial flight path.
The rhinos of Kruger National Park, South Africa's largest game reserve, are under siege from poachers. But a plan to evacuate them to other other game parks might not help solve the poaching problem at all.
Senior Ukrainian separatist leader Aleksander Borodai may have handed over the black boxes from Malaysia Airlines flight 17 to Malaysian experts, but the crash site itself is still open and unsecured. And fighting continues in the distance.
Under pressure by the US government and American evangelicals, the Thai government has stepped up raids to rescue sex trafficking victims. The trouble is, many of the "rescued" sex workers may not have been trafficked in the first place.
Yohan Goncalves Goutt is the first-ever Olympic skier representing East Timor —the small island nation in Asia. But do you know what East Timor is officially called at the Olympics? That's our flash Geo Quiz for you today.
Cambodian director Rithy Panh will be in Los Angeles for the Oscars on Sunday. His film, "The Missing Picture," is the first film from Cambodia ever to be nominated for an Academy Award. It's Rithy Panh's own personal memories of spending four years of his childhood living in a labor camp under the Khmer Rouge, watching as almost every member of his family died.
As millions of more Chinese enter the middle class, many are demanding a key passport to that lifestyle: a car. Millions throughout the developing world have the same demand. The world can't sustain this. One possible solution: car sharing.
Reporter Phillip Martin has been investigating human trafficking in various parts of the world and in Vietnam he found a glimmer of hope, as a young woman who was kidnapped and sold to a brothel in China, returns to her family.
Myanmar (Burma) has released the most prominent political dissidents of the country from jail. One of the dissidents released is Mya Aye who had been serving a 65-year jail sentence for speaking out against the Burmese government.
The recent passage of a controversial law that provides free contraception has called into question the Church's social and political influence in the Philippines. It's also put the spotlight on activists who have been challenging the Church's power.
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is nearing the end of its 10th day and investigators are no closer to solving the mystery. They may only have three more weeks before batteries die in the plane's underwater locator devices.
War has forced hundreds of thousands of ethnic Karen from Burma, first to refugee camps, and then on to resettle elsewhere. In the US, it turns out that North Carolina is home to a growing Karen community.
A North Vietnamese businessman who last year bought the tiny town of Buford, Wyoming, has launched his international coffee business there. Pham Dinh Nguyen is hoping traditional Vietnamese style coffee will catch on.