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.
Full story - February 17, 2016
Syrians walk at the Oncupinar crossing on the border with Syria in the southeastern city of Kilis, Turkey on Feb. 10.
In the courtyards of Kilis' cafes and restaurants, Syrian refugees drink tea without fear of bombs raining down.
Full story - February 17, 2016
An aerial photo shows alleged land reclamation by China on Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, May 2015. China has reportedly deployed missiles on another disputed South China Sea territory, Woody Island in the Paracel chain.
Now the People’s Republic of China can do more than tell American pilots to buzz off. It can more easily blow them right out of the sky.
Full story - February 16, 2016
A London bank worker counts out euro notes three weeks before they became legal tender across most of Europe, December 12, 2001.
The 'cashless future' is closer than ever, but cash-loving Germans are not happy about it.
Full story - February 16, 2016
A sign marking the base of the Uritorco hill is seen in the Argentine city of Capilla del Monte, in Cordoba province, December 20, 2012. The mountain is popular among UFO spotters in Argentina.
They may have tried, but the truth just wasn't out there.