Full story - November 17, 2015
India didn't build the space station
A six-minute video love letter to India's Narenda Modi looks like a 90s Bollywood parody. Made by supporters, it's proving to be an embarrassment of epic proportions.
Full story - November 16, 2015
This Nov. 16, 2015 photo shows Christmas lights in the municipality of Sint-Jans-Molenbeek (also known as Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, or just Molenbeek) in Brussels. Multiple people were arrested there during weekend searches to find suspects in the Nov. 13 ter
Few were surprised that this Brussels neighborhood had a link to violence. It is portrayed as a jihadist breeding ground and a no-go area for police.
Full story - November 12, 2015
Smoke from a pink methamphetamine pill, heated on foil, rises into a water bong pipe in Myitkyina, Myanmar. Meth pills branded with the number "88" are believed to signify 1988, a celebrated year in which a popular uprising tried to oust Myanmar's hated m
Myanmar's army is propping up narco-militia's fueling the worst drug epidemic in Asia. From Thai border police vainly trying to stymie the flood of meth coming over their border, to Christian vigilantes taking the law into their own hands, our partners at GlobalPost investigates the many fronts of Asia's meth wars.
Full story - November 12, 2015
The cross of Beirut's Lazarite Church is flanked by the minarets of the Mohammed al-Amin Mosque in the Lebanese capital's downtown.
Lebanese are surprised that they are being included in Jeb Bush's statement at the GOP debate about beheadings. There's an occasional bombing, but beheadings?
Full story - November 10, 2015
Celebrating Diwali
Happy Diwali! Indians clean out their homes to celebrate the holiday. But Diwali marks a day that is much higher in pollution than most others in India.
Full story - November 05, 2015
A man smokes during a rally to inform citizenship about marijuana use outside the Senate building in Mexico City, Mexico, July 7, 2015.
A recent court ruling could put Mexico on a path to full legalization of marijuana. But don't light up a joint just yet.
Full story - November 04, 2015
A man drains a pint of Guinness in the Phoenix Bar in Dundalk, County Louth Ireland April 12, 2001.
For 256 years, Guinness has made its beer with isinglass. It's a gelatin made from fish bladders. Still up for a frothy pint?
Full story - November 03, 2015
Blind capoeira teacher Joao Kanoa jokes with one of his students after giving classes at his home at the Fallet slum, in Rio de Janeiro March 2, 2013.
Brazil likes to think of itself as a mixed country without problems of race. But data shows that for every five people killed in the country by police, four are young, black males. Sound familiar?
Full story - October 29, 2015
A picture of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi (C) is seen between others photos of prisoners in Saudi Arabia during a demonstration for his release from jail outside the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Mexico City.
Raif Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger and writer, was just sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison. With him behind bars, why is he still so dangerous to the Saudi government?
Full story - October 27, 2015
An Iranian woman walks past a mural in Tehran on June 29, 2015.
Iran is the world’s most misunderstood country. It has been cut off from the West for decades, and during that period much of the world press, with limited access, has joined to demonize it. But after the US and five other world powers signed a landmark accord with Iran, misconceptions are beginning to erode, writes author Stephen Kinzer.

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