In 2004, 34 men, women and children stepped out of a forest in southern Laos. They had never seen cars, telephones or television, and believed that they were refugees from a war engulfing their native Cambodia. They did not know that the war they were fleeing had in fact ended — a full 25 years earlier. Journalist Corinne Purtill traveled to Cambodia to learn about their life on the run.
The World Economic Forum says it will take a few more generations to close the global gender pay gap.
How the country's most famous uprising became a brand name for its go-to drug: Smokable candy pink meth/caffeine pills that look like Skittles.
Brazil had the highest rate of female homicides per 100,000 people out of 30 countries measured in 2013. These infographics illustrate the shocking statistics.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
A recent court ruling could put Mexico on a path to full legalization of marijuana. But don't light up a joint just yet.