Low-skilled migrant women in Qatar are being imprisoned for being pregnant outside of wedlock because of "zina" laws that criminalize sex outside of marriage.
Workers from the Philippines are desperate to leave the country and willing to pay a high price to wager a chance at a better life.
HIV/AIDS is killing ever more young gay men in the Philippines, making Manila in 2016 start to look like San Francisco in the 1980s. Ana P. Santos reports on an epidemic partly driven by shame.
An empty three-star Athens hotel is now home to more than 300 refugees.
A forgotten generation of leprosy victims finds sanctuary at a hospital in Sri Lanka.
Following the Iran nuclear deal, international sanctions are being rolled back. While President Rouhani hopes to attract foreign investments, the issue remains contentious.
Migrant parents are using social media to raise their kids from afar. But a virtual presence enabled by technology is hardly a substitute for the intimacy of physical closeness.
A new move by the Bolivian government seeks to address high rates of violence against women by funding construction of shelters and improving legal aid.
As the Syrian civil war intensifies, it appears to outsiders as a conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims. But as Reese Erlich reports from Damascus, it's far more complicated.
Chronic diseases are not only increasing in developed countries, but also in developing countries such as India. However, unlike patients in Germany, patients in India can hardly get treatment.