Full story - October 23, 2015
thai beer
The latest injunction warns that social media posts displaying a booze brand’s logo could be interpreted as “encouraging another to consume an alcoholic beverage,” which is already forbidden under Thai law.
Full story - October 23, 2015
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop confers with a member of her delegation during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in Manhattan, New York.
In the continuing debate over whether emojis are a language, Australia's foreign minister shows that maybe it's better for politicians to use their words.
Full story - October 22, 2015
A feral cat waits for scraps near a restaurant in the village of Meyisti on the Island of Kastellorizo which is the most easterly of the islands in Greece.
Feral cats kill an estimated 75 million native animals a day in Australia. Australia's government decided it was time to do something about it.
Full story - October 22, 2015
South Africa Fees Must Fall
South Africa's president froze tuition hikes after violent confrontations between students and heavily armed police officers were broadcast live on national television. "The youth win!" one person responds on Twitter.
Full story - October 20, 2015
Accused child sex abuser Father Jan Van Dael plays with the hair of a boy collecting a soup donation, in a slum outside Caucaia, Brazil.
Last month, GlobalPost published an investigation into members of the clergy who had been accused of sexual abuse in the US or Europe, but continued to work as priests — oftentimes with children — in remote South American dioceses. Here's an update on some of those priests.
Full story - October 12, 2015
Migrants and refugees are seen aboard a Turkish fishing boat as they arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from theTurkish coast to Lesbos.
There's still time "to help the millions of refugees still desperate for a humanitarian lifeline," says the secretary general of Amnesty International.
Full story - October 09, 2015
A screenshot from 'If You Are The One,' the Chinese dating game show that's a surprise hit in Australia.
The Chinese dating competition 'If You Are The One' has been broadcast with English subtitles since 2013. And some of it's biggest fans are an ocean away.
Full story - October 01, 2015
Dafne Almazan
She also a Mandarin teacher and a piano player. Plus, she just returned from a trip to Denmark where she presented her simulated satellite project. Feeling inadequate yet?
Full story - September 25, 2015
Pope Francis leads cardinals and bishops in prayer at St. Peter's Basilica, in Vatican City.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan made history by arresting officials at the Federation Internationale de Football Association, or FIFA, on charges of racketeering and money laundering. The case, a groundbreaking example of US authorities policing far beyond America’s borders, raised an interesting question: If prosecutors could target FIFA — an organization headquartered outside the US — could they also take aim at the leaders of another sprawling international enterprise, say, the Roman Catholic Church?
Full story - September 18, 2015
Accused child sex abuser Father Jan Van Dael plays with the hair of a boy collecting a soup donation, in a slum outside Caucaia, Brazil.
The Catholic Church has long been under fire for covering up priests' sexual abuse of children, and for transferring perpetrators among parishes rather than turning them over to law enforcement. Now, GlobalPost investigates a new, international side to the scandal: The church has allowed priests facing credible sex abuse allegations in the United States and Europe to get a new start by relocating to poor parishes in South America.