This week a horrific scene shocked villagers in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India. Bodies of two girls, raped and murdered, hung from a mango tree. The case has sparked fresh debate about violence against women and castes in India.
The World's Rhitu Chatterjee grew up in a small Indian city where she would regularly see elephants ambling down the street. Now that she's returned to India after 11 years in the United States, she's noticing that part of Indian culture is fading away.
India's Olympic athletes won't be able to fly their country's flag in the opening ceremony. And if they win, the Indian anthem won't play. In fact, the three athletes just learned this week that they would even be allowed to compete.
The military coup in Thailand hasn't been popular. Protests are frequent, and now they're using a popular symbol from the movie The Hunger Games, a three-finger salute, to signal their displeasure. That story and more in today's Global Scan.
Correspondent Ben Gilbert reports on a controversy over migrant workers' rights in the Arab Gulf states, as migrant laborers in Dubai recently took to the streets to demand better pay and working conditions.