Religion

Our ongoing coverage of faith and religion — and its influence on important issues around the globe.

Global Scan

Caught in a bad romance?

Poor Ukraine is caught between two lovers as its president searches for a happy end to this love triangle. Amazon's cute little PrimeAir drone, delivering packages like a stork delivers babies, has about the same level of reality. And we explore the many faces of yoga, in today's edition of the Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global hit

A record company executive tells host Lisa Mullins that he'd love to discover the next Spice Girls. So Lisa Mullins asks him, "why did you sign a recording contract with three small-town priests from Northern Ireland?"

Global Politics

Retirement in India

While retirement homes for the elderly are commonplace in the US, they are a new, and growing, phenomenon in India. Reporter Elliot Hannon visits one of the newly constructed Indian retirement communities to see who's moving in.

Global Politics

A pitch for the pink dollar in Nepal

Nepal's tourism industry took a major hit during the decade of Maoist insurgency. Now Nepalese officials want to make 2011 the year of tourism. And they're billing Nepal as a destination for gay and lesbian visitors. Habiba Nosheen has more.