Students, human rights workers, and ordinary people with family in Iran have been victimized by a capricious and harsh policy.
A European Parliament idea to give sophisticated robots a form of "electronic personhood" has been criticized, but it could save us all.
Women from all over the country skipped work or school and went on a general strike to oppose the complete ban on abortion.
Miriam Stanke traveled to Van, Yüksekova, Silvan, Şırnak, and Nusaybin to meet some of the Kurds who had recently been confined in a curfew state by the Turkish government.
Refugees some times carry with them the objectionable convictions of their home countries, so coming out as a homosexual refugee in Germany is out of the question. Many asylum seekers are still afraid of exactly the same people they feared at home.
After the Danish toy company refused to give Ai bricks for his latest portrait series, the internet came to the artist's aid.
An e-cig is not medicine, school says.
In 2013, the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed, killing more than 1,100 Bangladeshi workers. Despite the news coverage, sweatshops aren't much better today.
We spoke to French-English journalist Manon Loizeau, who recently went back to Chechnya years after the end of its devastating war to make a new documentary.
The Greek Ministry of Justice just proposed a law that would recognise same-sex civil partnerships. We spoke to Greek gay rights activists about their concerns.
We met the Pakistani women who dare to fight for free speech. One of them was Sabeen Mahmud, a woman who created a counter-cultural haven for thinkers in Karachi, and, in April, paid for it with her life.
Though the Nigerian military has won victories against the notoriously violent militants, refugees displaced by the violence are still struggling to repair their lives.