Syrian girl who used tin cans for legs walks again on prosthetics

Pictures of her plight were seen around the world in June, and she was taken to Istanbul for the life-changing procedure. Read Article

Lyrics of loyalty for North Korea's children

From an early age, North Korean children are taught to revere the country's rulers. Read Article

Ice is a lifeline for the world's coldest region

Yakutia, in northeastern Siberia, is Russia's largest region and experiences the planet's coldest temperatures, but for the inhabitants of this… Read Article

Kung-fu bullfighting: Traditional Chinese sport gets a new twist

The physical demands of this sport are such that not just anyone can bullfight and once fully trained, fighters often only last a few years in the… Read Article

US face transplant patient reveals new face

In 2016, Cameron Underwood was disfigured after he suffered a shot to the head in a suicide attempt. Read Article

Pay for bus rides with plastic waste in this Indonesian city

The project was launched in Surabaya in April this year, as part of its ambitious target of becoming free of plastic waste by 2020. Read Article

Full steam ahead! Old Hanoi railway a hit with tourists

In the past few years, visitors to Hanoi found a new use for the tracks: the perfect backdrop for postcard-perfect pictures from their travels. Read Article

Migingo Island: A rocky marriage between Uganda and Kenya

The densely populated island of Migingo, on Lake Victoria, is barely a quarter of a hectare large, its residents crammed into a hodge-podge of… Read Article

South African divers risk all in illegal search for abalone

Local fisherman risks their lives to illegally harvest abalone, a valuable seafood found along South Africa’s coastline, to sell to Asian crime… Read Article

Myanmar Buddhist temple now a nirvana for snakes

Pilgrims arrive at a temple in Myanmar's Yangon region eager to pin their hopes on the pythons slinking across the temple's floors and draped across… Read Article

Boxer Canelo Alvarez signs richest contract in sports history

Unified middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez and the streaming service DAZN have agreed to a five-year, 11-fight deal that will pay the boxer… Read Article

Female car mechanic drives change in patriarchal Pakistan

Since picking up a wrench as one of the first female car mechanics in conservative Pakistan, Uzma Nawaz has faced two common reactions: shock and… Read Article

Cocktails in the can at London's jail-themed bar

Orange uniforms, gloomy cells and sadistic guards might not sound like the ideal ingredients for a fun night out, but "Alcotraz" cocktail bar… Read Article

In the shoes of a dead man walking

A Pakistani group tried to recreate the day before an inmate is executed, to show what it actually takes upfront & close when the state decides… Read Article

Pakistan's Mithi, an oasis of Muslim-Hindu tolerance

The residents, however, fear that growing religious extremism and hate speech will end the unity in Mithi. Read Article