The Bangladeshi government, UN agencies, and a number of NGOs have launched a massive vaccination campaign in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar to save hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from the spread of a potential cholera outbreak.
Philip Riteman was just 13 when the Nazis shoved him and his family on to a train bound for Auschwitz from the Pruzhany ghetto in Poland. At the time, he and his family had no idea they were being carted to their deaths.
Syria's chlorine problem: The human toll of chlorine attacks in six years of civil war.
It was nearly midnight when Vanessa Mae Rodel, a Filipino asylum seeker living in Hong Kong, heard a knock at the door of her tiny apartment. She wasn't expecting any visitors, but opened the door to see her immigration attorney, accompanied by a stranger. Little did Rodel know then but the visitor was Edward Snowden, fresh on the run from the US government.
For five hours, Farhan Ahmed and Mohamed Mualim trekked through the barren and frigid snow-swept fields dividing North Dakota from the Canadian prairies. The snow was knee-deep and it was nearly -20 degrees Celsius. Then, out of the darkness, a highway appeared. They had arrived in Canada.
Armenia was the first nation to adopt Christianity as a national religion. Join us on a virtual reality tour of the country's ancient religious sites. Filmed & produced by Dorian Geiger.
Dozens of wrinkled Egyptian men sip tea, draw smoke from water pipes and boisterously chat in Arabic. They lounge at a bustling alleyway cafe, sandwiched between the labyrinths of crumbling apartment buildings in the heart of Cairo, adjacent to Tahrir Square.
Abbas Hakimzadeh's jail cell was bleak. High walls, one sink and a window. Just enough light crept in to distinguish between morning and night. This was solitary confinement in Iran in 2009.
Ali, a 33-year-old Iranian-American engineer and tech start-up consultant living in Los Angeles, has no idea when he might see his mother again.