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Here’s why Punjab state has India’s worst cancer crisis
As the economy grows, so does the suffering.
It turns out rape is also really bad for India's economy
The aftermath of the Delhi gang rape has been particularly hard for tourism and working women.
Delhi’s 30,000 unruly monkeys steal stuff, terrorize people and even kill
So residents have concocted creative (and sometimes nasty) ways to combat them.
A chain of Thai restaurants is storming the West. But it's no McPadThai
Does bad Thai food depress you? There’s an upscale Mango Tree coming to a city near you.
Here’s why so many elderly Chinese are collecting trash
Life is rough for retirees in the world’s second largest economy.
Seoul's eccentric mayor is building hotels for insects. Yes, bugs
It's part of his plan to improve life in the Korean capital.
Welcome to Silicon Allee
You read it right. Berlin may finally be living up to its hopes of becoming Europe’s startup hub.
Russia's pipeline politics are dividing the EU
The Kremlin is seeking to isolate Ukraine by strengthen Europe's dependence on Russian gas.
This is Argentina’s last month to avoid another default
Foreign ‘vultures’ and Argentines alike are demanding their money back. But will their quest for compensation push the country to default again?
This Singapore mall has real live maids for sale
They are on display and marketed as 'sweet-natured and compliant.'
Coming soon: Flights from New York to Beijing in just 2 hours!
Disclaimer: This offer is currently limited to intrepid billionaires.
This Indian meal service is so efficient it’s the envy of FedEx
In a country not exactly known for promptness, 6 million meals each day get delivered through Mumbai traffic with flawless precision.
Floods, drought, war? It must be El Niño again
The bad boy of weather is 80 percent likely to strike this year. Here’s what to brace for.
Struggling to save Punjab’s next generation
Not long ago Punjab was one of India’s success stories. Now half the state’s youth are addicted to drugs.
Facebook manipulated users' emotions in a secret study. What's next?
The social networking site altered the feeds of 700,000 users to study 'emotional contagion.'
Why a little country like Paraguay is launching a space program
Paraguay’s space oddity is actually not so odd when you think about it. Here are a few reasons why.
Here are the 15 most popular world leaders on Twitter and their most retweeted tweets
Who has the most followers? Hint: It's not Tony Abbott.
Why less coca does not equal less cocaine
Fields of the illicit narco plant have shrunk to a record low, but higher quality and efficiency mean global supplies of the Andean marching powder could still be booming.
ISIL loves terrorism and kitties
Prepare to be sucked into a weird hole in the internet, one of violence and war and also of cats.
Finally, we know which country is the most useless
The Good Country Index is a (less-than-perfect) ranking of how much different nations contribute to global welfare.
How ISIL is gaming the world's journalists
These militants are good at the internet. A little too good.
This is what free speech looks like to Google
Germans start challenging the internet search giant after a landmark EU ruling on internet privacy.
Fly me to Machu Picchu: Dream come true or nightmare?
Peru’s famous Inca citadel is about to get a new airport nearby that will allow millions more to visit every year.
Indonesia’s next president will be either a hot-tempered ‘manly man’ or a ‘puppet’ populist
The world’s fourth-biggest nation is holding a landmark election. It won't be boring.
Where watching the World Cup ain't easy
Folks in Jerusalem complain about having to pay to watch on Al Jazeera. Meanwhile, a car bomb exploded south of Beirut last night, wounding at least five soccer fans.
Coke may have won the World Cup, but it’s losing in India
Officials have shuttered a cola plant in the district of the new ‘pro-business’ prime minister — another defeat in Coke’s campaign to tame India.
GlobalPost is hiring a Social Media Editor
This is a fun job.
Germany set new solar energy records this month. But it also burned massive, massive amounts of coal
The country is using more green energy than ever. It's also burning more coal than ever, and fossil fuel emissions are going up, not down.
This chart shows which countries produce the most electricity from renewable energy
Norway for the win.
Maybe the world should just let Iraq split apart
It's been in the cards for a long time.
Cambodian workers accuse Thai junta of arrest and abuse
In a mass exodus, Cambodians choose homelessness and hunger over another panic-filled day in Thailand.