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Thailand considered sourcing your fish dinner with prison labor
The astoundingly bad idea highlights the terrible state of affairs in Thailand's fishing industry.
Inside Cairo's coffee houses, where Egyptian men go to meet their 'second wives'
Every man has his 'ahwa,' a place where he goes to catch up on neighborhood gossip, smoke shisha and talk with friends — and a place where women are not welcome.
Want to go to Cuba from the US? Here are 6 tips to decipher the new rules
You might think the new rules, which will took effect as part of a historic shift in Cuba policy under Obama, are a little confusing. They could be deliberately so.
More AirAsia wreckage found but weather frustrates divers
Indonesian officials say five pieces of wreckage have now been pinpointed on the sea floor off Borneo.
Italy's second 'ghost ship' rescue prompts EU pledge on migrants
A cargo ship abandoned by its crew with 359 Syrian refugees on board was towed ashore in Italy on Saturday.
Four large parts of crashed AirAsia jet found on sea floor
Authorities said the flight had violated the terms of its license for the Surabaya to Singapore route by flying on a Sunday, the day it plunged into the sea.
South Korean plane finds six bodies of AirAsia crash victims
A South Korean maritime patrol aircraft on a search mission for victims of a crashed AirAsia jet found six bodies Friday, Seoul's defense ministry said.
In Berlin, the party isn’t over — it's just no longer free
The German capital’s legendary club scene has gone for-profit.
Search halted for missing AirAsia plane as night falls
The Airbus A320-200 disappeared en route from Surabaya in Indonesia's east Java to Singapore.
Passengers plead to be saved from burning ferry off Greek island
One passenger told media 'our shoes were melting' from the heat of the fire.
Flight from Indonesia to Singapore loses contact: media
An AirAsia flight from Surabaya lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday, Indonesian media said.
This map shows you which countries get the most tourists
France leads with 83 million foreign visitors annually.
Americans, here's what you've been missing in Cuba all this time (PHOTOS)
A new era in US-Cuba relations could see a travel ban lifted. Here are some of the sights US citizens could be visiting soon.
Portugal is shaking up the wine world
In a region known for port, winemakers along the Douro Valley are taking top prizes for reds and whites.
Gaia Eco-village: working with, rather than against, nature
Gaia Eco-village is an ecological community in Argentina based on the principles of permaculture.
Hong Kong student leaders blocked from traveling to Beijing
The three students were seeking direct talks with top Chinese leaders.
If you build an innovation hub in Siberia, will they come?
Russia wants to boost its lagging economy by developing its tech industry, but attracting the key ingredient — people — may be the most difficult part.
Vietnam's dog thieves now resort to homemade tasers to catch their prey
Though grilled canine is sold legally in roadside stalls, dog snatchers are deeply reviled.
Ebola hits home in Britain even with no victims
Struggling to find the right note of caution at home, the UK is sending aid and volunteers abroad to help with the crisis.
In a second, a bomb destroys one man's dream of reopening his Baghdad hotel
Bombings across Iraq take lives and put others on hold.
Mozambique's got some of the best bad taxidermy you'll ever see
The Natural History Museum of Maputo might have one of the creepiest collections in the world.
Rich Chinese are literally eating this exotic mammal into extinction
GlobalPost visits a border outpost where the world’s most trafficked mammal is on the menu.
The Irish village that’s built a cottage industry as Obama’s ancestral home
Three years after his vaunted visit here, the tiny hamlet even boasts a presidential gas station.
Ebola could reach France and UK by the end of the month
"It's really a lottery," said Derek Gatherer of Britain's Lancaster University, an expert in viruses who has been tracking the epidemic.
CDC officials confirm first case of Ebola virus in the US
Add that to at least 6,574 confirmed cases in West Africa from the world's largest-ever outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease.
31 presumed dead after Japan volcano erupts
Hikers, including children, were admiring the autumn foliage at the peak of the volcano when it unexpectedly erupted.
Tragedy hits the Himalayas
An avalanche swept away two European climbers, while a veteran Japanese mountaineer plunged to his death.
What month is it? Oktoberfest.
Germany's world-famous festival kicked off Saturday with the traditional tapping of the first barrel of beer.
In South Korea, real business gets done in brothels and karaoke joints
Now, the country’s tax office is cracking down on this sleazy billion-dollar corporate write-off.
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
Tourists are pouring back to Mexican beaches after a security image facelift
Mexico is receiving record foreign visitors. It must be safe again, right?