Refusing the advances of a local Hefei official's son landed Zhou Yun in the hospital, without legal recourse.
Senegalese soldiers stand to attention and find a surprise.
An Iranian-American author and a foreign correspondent on the lessons of Iran's Oscar-nominated family drama
Celebrating the Shivaratri festival at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu.
The American embassy in Damascus used the images to make a statement about the world's responsibility.
A tiny guest at the annual Tiffany's show
The author of 'Reading Lolita in Tehran' talks about a raved-about new film from her home country.
Pakistani fish monger Qasim Khan, after buying it for $2,200, charged gawkers 22 cents a head.
Pious Hindus offered prayers and incense in honor of the month-long festival.
Chinese netizens recently discovered a strange image in the 100 RMB note.
A Siberian swim club warms up for an winter swim on the bank of the Yenisei River in an air temperature of roughly -13 degrees Fahrenheit.
A generation after Fela Kuti invented a genre and challenged his oil-rich government, his youngest son Seun is carrying on the tradition.
Morteza Aghatehrani adjusts his turban while walking in the Iranian Parliament in Tehran.
A vendor at Nanjing, China's, Confucius Temple arranges pineapple-shaped lanterns.
A contestant snaps a photo of herself while waiting backstage in Sao Paulo.
A look back at Graeme Wood's dispatches from Tahrir
Food prices, China's currency, the future of the Arab revolutions, and the end of Greece -- all in a day's work in Switzerland
Global luminaries debate China in Switzerland, as an existential crisis plays quietly in the background
A Swiss policeman makes sure there are no intruders at the World Economic Forum.