Malaysia

Politics

Malaysia dropped from pop concert tours

There's speculation that protests from conservative Muslim groups in Malaysia prompted Beyonce to cancel her concert there. But as Jennifer Pak reports, it's one of many cases that women's rights activists say has damaged Malaysia's reputation.

Global Scan

What might have happened if Kennedy had lived?

The Cuban missile crisis had an epilogue that few know — the Kennedy administration was in secret talks with Cuba around a reconciliation. In current news, several women in London have been held in slavery for years, Europe contemplates its own NSA-proof cloud computing facility, and we visit Ford Nation — the Toronto mayor's fans who insist they'll vote for him again. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.