Human rights activists want to meet with Pope Francis when he visits Cuba in September. Government supporters fear dissidents will try to disrupt the pope's visit.
Climate change is causing a small hunting village in Greenland to come face to face with an unlikely predator: polar bears.
North Korean escapees have endured extreme hunger and brutal treatment by the most totalitarian society on earth.
For Egypt's youth, saving enough money for marriage is one of the generation's biggest challenges. For many, it is simply impossible.
The Kremlin offered to re-locate Russians living in monotowns. But many are unhappy to leave places that several generations of their families have called home.