Four men in India were sentenced to death on Friday for the brutal rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi back in December. The incident forced many in India to do some soul searching about the ongoing violence toward women. Pranaadhika Sinha Devburman is founder of One Million Against Abuse Campaign and a survivor of rape.
With thousands sitting behind bars in America's immigration detention centers, some immigrant advocates, including many undocumented immigrants, are reaching out, setting up formal, and informal, visitation programs.
The PR-firm Ketchum, was involved in placing Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed in the Times. Ketchum counts the Russian government as one of its clients. It scored a victory and struck PR gold by landing the piece in America's paper of record.
President Putin's letter in the New York has attracted a mixed response in America. But how is it being seen in the rest of the world? We hear from BBC journalists about reactions from China and Brazil.
Governments and charitable organizations have distributed millions of insecticide-treated bed nets across Africa, to repel and kill mosquitoes that spread malaria. But mosquitoes are growing resistant to the insecticide. Health experts say a resurgence of the deadly disease may be coming -- one that could have been avoided.
Germany has just received the first plane-load of Syrian refugees fleeing their civil war back home. And up to 5,000 more are expected. But some believe Germany shouldn't pat itself on the back just yet for the humanitarian gesture.
Jake McNiece died Monday aged 93. McNiece was the last of a group of paratroopers who jumped into Normandy on D-Day. In 2002 The World's Chris Woolf helped reunite McNiece with one of his comrades, who'd been reported lost on D-Day.
We're looking for a firth, not a fourth or fifth, but a firth in Scotland. It's Scotland's largest firth, a triangle shaped inlet of the North Sea. It's home to dolphins that use signature whistles to greet or contact other individual dolphins.