These activists are risking everything to save the environment
'They follow me. They threaten to kill me, to kidnap me, they threaten my family. That is what we face.'
Australia imposes penalties on anti-vaxxers
Parents in Australia who won't vaccinate their children will no longer qualify for government welfare programs.
The future of religion around the world, in one chart
A new report by Pew Research shows us what religious affiliations will look like in 2050.
UN warns Vanuatu risks long-term food insecurity after monster cyclone
Donations to the tiny nation in the wake of the storm are lagging.
Hollywood made a zombie movie but replaced the zombies with Asians
Maybe 'No Escape' is full of nuance and insight. Or maybe it’s a film for Americans so sheltered that they don’t know what a coup is.
Lee Kuan Yew is dead. Here are 7 of his most provocative quotes
He was no Mandela or Gandhi. But Lee Kuan Yew will be remembered for lifting millions out of poverty — even if that meant micromanaging their lives.
Korea is pulling out all the stops to popularize its cuisine
Questionable studies and relentless advertising is just part of the Korean government's strategy to make Korean cuisine globally revered.
The air in this major city is way more polluted than the air in Beijing
And, oddly, it's the city's extremely harsh penalties for air pollution that might be the problem.
Here's how the Cambodians who stitch your clothes are routinely abused
A Human Rights Watch report calls out H&M, Gap and others for the exploitation of factory workers.
This insane fruit is probably the world’s most celebrated (and persecuted)
It smells like hell but tastes like heaven to those who know it best. And it kind of makes you high.
First aid teams reach Vanuatu, find widespread devastation after cyclone
With winds of more than 185 mph, Cyclone Pam razed homes, smashed boats and washed away roads as it struck late on Friday into Saturday.
Former Maldives president Nasheed jailed for 13 years
Nasheed called on his supporters to take to the streets to protest against the sentence after a trial his party said was 'blatantly politicized.'
Dozens feared dead as cyclone pounds Pacific island of Vanuatu
The full extent of the damage is unknown, with limited communications in place after Super Cyclone Pam.
The vile abuse of Singapore’s domestic workers
Singapore's 'silent army' of foreign domestic workers is dangerously unprotected.
Tony Abbott ate a raw unpeeled onion because YOLO (VIDEO)
Onion breath probably isn't going to help his approval ratings, though.
I wanted to look like a K-Pop star. So I went to a plastic surgery clinic
Here is the story — and the before and after photos of my transformation.
North Korea + Russia = Friends forever?
Under one proposed investment deal, Moscow would gain access to North Korea’s reportedly rich mineral deposits in exchange for building new railways in the hermit kingdom.
Cops are beating up students in Myanmar again
But this time, it could cost the country billions of dollars.
It turns out communist Vietnam loves capitalism more than the US does
Polls show the 'American Dream' is alive in Hanoi. In America? Not so much.
Myanmar police beat students protesting against education bill
Police, who also traded slingshot fire with protesters, had said they would allow the students to continue their march on Tuesday, but that agreement fell apart.
These Pakistani sisters will make you actually want to listen to a Justin Bieber song
Here are 25 reasons why Seoul is now Asia’s coolest city
Tokyo is yesterday's news.
Malaysian PM vows to keep up search for MH370, report offers no new clues
Investigators believe the plane was flown thousands of miles off course before eventually crashing into the ocean off Australia.
Many Westerners pouring into Myanmar have no idea how offensive they are being
And in Myanmar, dissing Buddha can bring on death threats and prison time.
Two Australian drug smugglers on Indonesian death row have arrived on 'execution island'
Execution could be imminent for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine" drug smuggling gang.
After Tony Abbott’s insults, Indonesians seek to refund Australia for tsunami aid
Hoping to block the execution of two Australians, the prime minister unleashed social media outrage among Indonesia's many death penalty supporters.
US 'deeply concerned' by North Korean nuclear advances
Experts warn North Korea could have as many as 100 nuclear weapons within five years.
Check out these gorgeous photos of Chinese New Year celebrations around the world
From Indonesia to England, revelers are ringing in the year of the sheep.
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India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka
Since coming to power last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached out to neighbors, offering to build power stations and ports, in a bid to push back against China.
Tony Abbott is still Australia's prime minister
But is he a lame duck? Australia's bruised leader barely survives a challenge to his leadership.