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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.
Why great chefs reject Michelin stars
For most, the coveted culinary rating is part honor, part curse.
Check out these empowering portraits of drag queens in China
They're one sign popular views on gender identity might be changing.
Scientists hope an AIDS vaccine lies in llamas
The cute Andean animal’s antibodies are nearly 100 percent effective in stopping the deadly virus from spreading, researchers say.
Al Shabaab threatens to attack Mall of America
The Al-Qaeda-linked group also threatened Canada's West Edmonton Mall, London's famous Oxford Street shopping hub and two malls in France.
Come home, families beg Syria-bound UK schoolgirls
The three girls flew to Istanbul on a Turkish Airlines flight from London's Gatwick airport.
5 edible Latin American bugs
With the UN promoting insects as a new sustainable food, GlobalPost looks at five Latin American creepy-crawlies that locals just love to eat.
Some of Europe’s Jews might take Netanyahu up on his offer of a new home
Others doubt that flight to Israel is the answer to anti-Semitism in the EU.
Cheering for the Islamic State on Facebook can get you jailed in the UK
In the US material support for terrorism is banned. But in Britain, even social media posts and T-shirts can be foul play.
In Uruguay, pot could cost more for pain relief than for pleasure
Medical marijuana needs to be of a higher grade and priced accordingly, Uruguayan drug authorities say. But, as always, the details are fuzzy.
Man shot dead by Copenhagen police after gun attacks
Early Sunday, police said they had shot and killed a man after he fired at officers in the inner-city neighborhood of Noerrebro.
Man dies in shooting at Danish meeting with artist who drew Mohammad
Danish police said two suspects fled in a car after the attack on the gathering, which had been billed as a debate on art and blasphemy.
Here are 10 spectacular beaches people in Boston are probably dreaming about
India's Palolem Beach, anyone?
Indonesia’s ‘liberal’ president is about to execute more drug smugglers
This time, the firing squad is set to claim a talented Australian artist.
This stand-up comic is so funny he doesn't have to speak
Which is great, because his disability won't allow him to talk anyway.
There's an alternate universe where the Seahawks won the Super Bowl
At least someone will be wearing those 'back to back champs' T-shirts.
Is the Nile running out of fish? Meet the fishermen who say there's no future on the river
Families have been living and fishing on the Nile for thousands of years, but many now say it's getting harder and harder to make a living.
As US marijuana legalization spreads, Mexican 'mota' takes a dive
Less Mexican marijuana could be reducing homicides, and some spy a future of a legal cross-border trade.
Akon says he's going to perform a concert in Kurdistan
Is Erbil ready to 'smack that?'
This hero of the poor was shot giving Mass. Now he's on the path to sainthood
It is hard to imagine a more dramatic tale of martyrdom.
Three adults and an embryo are OK in the UK
The UK was the world’s first country to legalize the creation of embryos using DNA from three different people. The technique should help combat genetic disorders.
Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong, no violence
The large-scale rally Sunday was the first since demonstrations rocked the global financial hub late last year.
Mexico loves the Super Bowl
And Americans love avocados.
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is free
The campaign continues for the release of the other two Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt.
The 10 safest cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit
Are you living in one?
After Mexican hospital explosion, babies suffering life-threatening burns could be airlifted to Texas
Thursday's gas truck explosion at a Mexico City maternity hospital killed three people, including two babies.
Is the NFL moving to London?
American football mulls a franchise abroad.
In Ebola response, Big Pharma and public sector strive to make up for lost time
A new US law could expedite vaccine development through public-private partnerships.
It looks like Americans might be stuck eating Hershey's from now on
Or there's about to be a booming black-market trade in Cadbury eggs.
Ebola’s public health message: Sanitation is critical to containing the disease
Commentary: Running water and flushing toilets would make a huge difference in blocking the spread of infectious diseases.
In Peru, surfing the world's longest wave
Windswept and remote, with just a trickle of tourists, Chicama is surfing's holy grail.