Full story - March 07, 2016
Amira, who married at 16, says she faced severe abuse at the hands of her husband and found it difficult to escape.
For many parents, it is a desperate measure sought in extreme circumstances.
Full story - February 29, 2016
Elephants walk in Amboseli National Park, Kenya, January 26, 2015
How do you stop a six-ton hungry elephant from rampaging through your garden? In southern Africa, bees are the answer.
Full story - February 26, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Dec. 21, 2015.
Although many issues divide these right-wing, populist politicians, they all have something in common with the Donald.
Full story - February 26, 2016
A North Korean at work in the factory of a South Korean company in Kaesong industrial zone inside North Korea, Dec. 19, 2013.
It's recently emerged that clothes made in North Korea's state-owned factories are being sold by major brands with labels indicating they're from China. Oops. Do you have something in your closet made in North Korea?
Full story - February 24, 2016
An anti-racism protest in New Delhi, June 2009.
Women traveling in India are often warned to be careful. But there’s another persistent danger that fewer visitors are aware of: Racism.
Full story - February 24, 2016
President Evo Morales holds a news conference at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia on Feb. 22, 2016. Morales asked Bolivians on Monday to wait "calmly" for the official result of Sunday's referendum on whether he should be allowed to run for re-e
President Evo Morales' bid to remain president for the 20 uninterrupted years failed. Is that a sign that Latin America's leftist "pink tide" is ceasing to flow?
Full story - February 22, 2016
Coffee pods
Hamburg bans the devices from government offices.
An image used to advertise the illegal stimulant “bath salts” on IndiaMart.
IndiaMart sells legal items, too, but you can find all kinds of stuff there. Careful, though. Some "dealers" are outright scams.
Full story - February 19, 2016
A worker pumps gas into a vehicle at a gas station, which belongs to Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA, in Caracas, on Feb. 12, 2016.
Given President Nicolás Maduro is already fighting for his political survival, it might seem crazy of him to meddle with such a sensitive issue as the cost of gas. Venezuelans are already dealing with triple-digit inflation.
Full story - February 18, 2016
Inmates wait before they are released from Thanh Xuan prison outside Hanoi on Aug. 29, 2010.
Vietnamese newspaper Thanh Nien News reported Hue paid a 27-year-old male inmate at the jail 50 million Vietnamese dong, or roughly $2,300, to supply her with his semen and syringes. She then successfully impregnated herself.