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This cafe in India is fully run by acid attack survivors

India has one of the highest rates of acid attacks in the world. Victims often cover their faces out of shame and are unable to get jobs.

Peru’s ex-President Alan Garcia kills himself as police try to arrest him

Alan Garcia, former president of Peru, shot himself after police arrived to arrest him at his home in connection with a web of corruption that has roiled Latin America.

The spirit houses of Bangkok keep watch over a frenetic modern Thai city

Belief in the supernatural runs deep in Thailand, where miniature shrines, resembling elaborate dollhouses, are built to shelter and feed friendly spirits.

In China, tattoos border on illegal — and they’re his life’s work

Ma Chao has won awards for his full body tattoos depicting swashbuckling outlaws and heroes from ancient Chinese literature, mythical creatures like dragons and phoenixes and auspicious symbols such as koi fish.

Indonesia vote’s initial results show President Joko Widodo cruising to reelection

Indonesia's moderate incumbent President Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, appeared to expand his 2014 margin of victory after a campaign marked by appeals to Islamists. His running mate, a 76-year-old cleric, has made intolerant remarks about gays and religious minorities.

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