Muslim rebels in Thailand have been battling Buddhist government forces for four years, and the government admitted today that it's far from winning, and suggested that the rebels may be getting support from al-Qaeda
Dutch entomologist Arnold van Huis would like to see people in Western countries embrace insects as food. He explains why to The World's Lisa Mullins. Van Huis is taking your questions in the latest online science forum discussion.
The pollution situation much of China has gotten incredibly serious — with some experts comparing it to a nuclear winter. Meanwhile the situation for gay people in Uganda is also dire, after a local tabloid printed the names of 200 "prominent homosexuals." That and more in today's Global Scan.
Many a tourist to Italy has relished the country's famous pizza. But could that pizza be dangerous? An Italian TV news report says so — but the pizza industry is crying foul. That story and more in today's Global Scan.
Steve Herman was at work when a blast detonated inside the Erawan Shrine. The Voice of America correspondent first thought it sounded like thunder. But then he realized it sounded like something else — explosions he'd heard in Afghanistan.
Anti-government protesters in Thailand have ended a week-long occupation of Bangkok airport...and it's now set to reopen. The World's Traci Tong tells us why that's good news for the tourist industry in Hawaii.