Full story - June 06, 2019
A family of men sit on a porch and cry with their heads down.
There are only eight psychiatric hospitals to serve more than 190 million citizens in Nigeria. To close the gap, nonprofits throughout the country are finding new ways to reach out to people in desperate need of care, from online Twitter therapy sessions to community outreach via motorized trikes. 
Full story - June 06, 2019
Two cats put their heads together in a snuggle.
Many South Koreans associate stray cats with bad luck. Seoul city officials are trying to reverse the stigma, but they still have a long way to go. 
Full story - June 05, 2019
People stand with face masks on the verandah of a yellow hospital building.
The government faces a herculean task: battling an epidemic that affects at least 100 people per day, with TB strains that are increasingly drug-resistant.
Full story - June 04, 2019
Police control crowd in protest with signs with Korean letters.
North Korea might rebuff aid offers out of resentment or for fear that the extra food comes with strings attached.
Full story - May 31, 2019
Young soldier wearing uniform raises his fist alongside other cheering soldiers
Cheaper and deadlier than ever, drones are now taking off around the clock in Yemen, as Houthi rebels step up their drone campaign in their fight against the Saudi-backed coalition.
Full story - May 29, 2019
A woman politician gives a thumbs up on back of truck
Historically shut out of Indian politics, women are now busting societal prejudices and gaining political power. 
Full story - May 28, 2019
A woman porter in Ceuta wears colorful straw hat and leopard print jacket
After several female porters were trampled to death in Ceuta, Spain, private merchants took measures to improve working conditions. But is it enough?
Full story - May 24, 2019
Man stands wearing white shirt in front of a hotel.
Over 1,400 defectors and their families are holed up in hotels in Cúcuta, Colombia, where they are registered as asylum-seekers, according to Colombia's migration authority. But funding has run out.
Full story - May 23, 2019
Syrian refugee Nujeen Mustafa poses after a charity Christmas event
Nujeen Mustafa's story is one of survival against seemingly insurmountable odds. And she's not alone. An estimated 10 million people with disabilities have been forced to flee their homes due to war and persecution.
Full story - May 22, 2019
Three women sit around a laptop with background of colorful handprints
On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.

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