The Chinese media recently reported that children were being stolen from families and sold to orphanages. Lee and Subramanian tell the story of two parents grappling with this reality.
Smart, successful and single past their prime, China’s bachelorettes are called “leftover women.” But they’d argue they’re the ones leaving men in the dust.
Jenna Krajeski tells the story of three Kurdish boys and their unlikely friendship. Mazlon, Ferman and Hawar were arrested at local protests, accused of terrorism, and sent to prison.
More and more gangsters from Guatemala are planting marijuana in Belize, adding fuel to the increasingly dangerous situation taking place near the border of the two countries.
Kidnapped and raped by four men, a 17-year-old Pakistani girl fights an uphill battle against Pakistan’s trial procedures and the stigma of not submitting to an honor killing.
Thousands of Tuareg rebels have fled to Libya to fight in Qadaffi's army and are receiving more than a thousand dollars for their service.
China is in danger of losing one of its most precious assets--the giant panda. Years of resource extraction and deforestation have destroyed the panda's natural habitat in the mountain ranges of northern Sichuan.
In September 2004, then-U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell became the first member of a U.S. administration to apply the label "genocide" to an ongoing conflict.
Someone in Tampere, Finland, has been excreting stools laced with the poliovirus and flushing them into the sewer system since 2008, threatening eradication campaigns.
As the Malaysian rainforest is destroyed by logging and replaced with palm oil plantations, the indigenous people are losing their homeland.
As the rallies in Belarus grow each week, the government has begun to crack down. But protesters are not deterred and have started making homemade DVDs of police brutalities.
Indian officials are working to end the transmission of polio within the country, launching extra rounds of immunization in high-risk areas.