Here's what the world's biggest election looks like
Some 815 million Indians are registered for the election, which will determine who will rule the world's largest democracy.
Can Hollywood and a handful of journalists save the planet from climate change? Let's hope so
Years of Living Dangerously, a new documentary on Showtime, highlights the global problem of rising CO2 levels. GlobalPost speaks with Executive Producer David Gelber.
A massive German container ship just ran aground in Hong Kong (VIDEO)
It's a slow-motion disaster. Thankfully.
Malaysia bans 'Noah' because of Russell Crowe
It's 'un-Islamic' to depict a prophet.
The clock is ticking on search to find Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370's black box
On Monday, it will be 30 days since the jetliner lost communications and disappeared from civilian radar.
This touching commercial from Thailand will inspire you to be kinder (and maybe make you cry)
"Believe in good."
World’s worst April Fool’s Day prank convinces Taiwan its pandas are dying
Dying panda hoaxes? Still never funny.
Australia's top court recognizes 'neutral' third gender in landmark ruling
A litigation expert said that under the law, only a person who had undergone gender reassignment surgery could nominate themselves as 'non-specific.'
What different countries view as their biggest threats (INFOGRAPHIC)
Most of the world views climate change as its biggest threat, except America.
People in China are lining up for bags of fresh mountain air
A travel company shipped in the bagged air from Laojun Mountain as part of a promotion.
8 scary (but very real) risks we all face if climate change goes unchecked
Global temperatures just 2 degrees Celsius higher than pre-industrial levels would carry 'considerable' risks, while temperatures 4 degrees higher would bring 'catastrophic' change
North and South Korea are (sort of) firing shells at each other (again)
The firing came amid heightened tensions surrounding the North after the UN Security Council condemned Pyongyang for its mid-range missile launches last week.
More Chinese relatives fly to Malaysia, demanding the truth about flight MH370
The plane is still missing, but relatives are far from giving up.
South Korea proposes aid for North Korea if it halts its nuclear arms program
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said the two Koreas must put confrontation behind them and start the work of preparing for unification.
Planes and ships are racing to the new MH370 search zone
Ten aircraft from six countries — Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and the United States — altered their flight paths to an area 685 miles northeast of where they have been looking for a week.
Pakistani Taliban agrees to ceasefire with government to help its counterpart in Afghanistan
The Pakistani and Afghan Taliban are closely allied and both aim to impose a strict form of Islam on their societies.
The World Health Organization declared these 11 countries in Asia free of polio
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria are the only countries in the world left where the virus remains endemic.
Killing tigers to entertain the rich and other recent animal outrages
There's been a lot of depressing animal news lately.
South Korea seizes North Korean fishing boat amid rising tensions
North Korea refuses to recognize the so-called Northern Limit Line that has been the naval border since the end of the Korean civil war in 1953.
Thunderstorms ground the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
Malaysia had said late Wednesday that images taken in recent days by a French satellite showed '122 potential objects' adrift in the vast area.
BRICS are so last season. Here are 10 other emerging economies to watch
French credit firm Coface put its weight behind Philippines, Peru, Indonesia and Sri Lanka as world's brightest new economies to watch.
Sri Lanka faces toughest UN investigation into alleged war crimes
Diplomats say Colombo has been dodging the issue of accountability, and its repeated promises to improve human rights no longer cut any ice.
Families of MH370 passengers protest at Malaysian embassy in Beijing
The demonstrators shouted: 'The Malaysian government are murderers' and 'we want our relatives back.'
Here are the cheapest and most expensive places in the world to get your vice on
Where's the cheapest place in the world to buy weed? Who's got the most over-priced cigarettes? Where can I get a beer for a dollar? We attempted to answer these questions and more with this breakdown of things that are bad for us.
Malaysian prime minister says missing plane 'ended in the Southern Indian ocean'
Malaysia Airlines tells families of passengers that there are no survivors. By text message.
China says this debris could be Malaysia flight 370
Chinese satellites have picked up new possible plane wreckage in the southern Indian Ocean.
Iran celebrates Nowruz, or Persian New Year, with hopes for a revived economy
Nowruz is celebrated across continents and cultures, from Afghanistan and Albania to Iran, Turkey and India.
Could MH370 really blow straight through Asian air defenses?
Maybe, say experts. Or maybe the militaries are hiding something.
Australia resumes search for debris of missing Malaysia Airlines plane
The focus of the search has switched to an isolated section of ocean 1,500 miles southwest of the Australian city of Perth.
This 'Happy' video from typhoon-ravaged Tacloban, Philippines will put a smile on your face
Tacloban, a city that lost 3,000 people, where 20,000 are still homeless, appears remarkably 'Happy' in a video for the UN's International Day of Happiness.
Possible debris off Australia a 'credible lead' for missing Malaysia jet
The large objects, which Australian officials said were spotted by satellite four days ago in one of the remotest parts of the globe, are the most promising lead in days.