An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed after being held for five years by the Haqqani network, a faction of the Taliban.
Gul Meena is starting a new life in Sweden after spending five years in a women's shelter in Afghanistan. The 18-year-old was attacked by her family with an ax after leaving her abusive husband.
An award-winning Madhubani painter explains the historic art form and how she plans to help keep it alive.
Rohingya Muslims are the most recent victims of ethnic cleansing. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes in Myanmar. Ben C. Solomon, a New York Times correspondent, shows us the chilling reality they face as refugees.
The United Nations has tried to limit North Korea’s resources — and cripple its nuclear program — by imposing limits on trade. Here’s how the country skirts those sanctions.
A new wave of violence in Rakhine State in western Myanmar has caused 270,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. Many Rohingya end up in limbo in a series of refugee camps near the Cox's Bazar area.
Sapa in northwest Vietnam is a place of rice terrace farming. Hear from Mái, a Hmong rice farmer, on how the changing climate is affecting the rice harvest.
Step onto Failaka Island in the Persian Gulf, which was seized by Iraqi forces during the invasion of Kuwait. Bullet-riddled and abandoned buildings mark this remnant of the gulf war.
Once dismissed as figurehead, Kim Jong-un, at only 33, is emerging as a powerful leader and a nuclear threat.
Boxing as a competitive sport for women has become increasingly popular in Pakistan in recent years. Put on your gloves and go a round in 360.
Through modeling and mapping technologies, witness from above what happened in Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 6, 1945.
More than a dozen people were killed when a five-story apartment building collapsed in Mumbai. A search and rescue operation followed.
Attacks by vigilante cow protectors are on the rise in India. The spike is driven in part by politics.
North Korea has tested a missile that could potentially hit Alaska. The U.S. responded with a military drill in the Korean Peninsula and urged for tougher United Nations sanctions against the country.
Part mortuary, part hotel, Japanese corpse hotels allow grieving families to spend the night near the bodies of their loved ones as they make their final farewells. Here's a look inside of one.
Pro-democracy and pro-Beijing demonstrations took place in Hong Kong amid a visit by President Xi Jinping of China. Saturday was the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China.
Joshua Wong, the teenage face of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong three years ago, is leading a group of young protesters calling for democracy during the visit of President Xi Jinping.
At least 16 Americans have been arrested in North Korea since 1996. Each situation is unique, but there are common threads when it comes to how and when they take Americans into custody.
Otto Warmbier, an American college student, had been in North Korean custody since January 2016. He was medically evacuated in a coma and was on his way back to the United States on Tuesday, according to his family.
The Islamic State has claimed a Friday attack on a casino in Manila. But authorities released security-camera footage Saturday that they say shows the assailant was a thief, not a terrorist.