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Mosul, Before and After, in Satellite Images

Aerial photographs of seven sites in Mosul from 2015 and now illustrate the extent of the city's destruction.

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha arrives at Government House before a cabinet meeting in Bangkok on August 9, 2016.
A referendum victory for Thailand's ruling generals over a new constitution is a "backwards" step for the country, toppled ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra said August 8 as the democracy movement reels from its first poll defeat in a decade. / AFP / LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA        (Photo credit should read LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Did the Head of the Thai Junta Smell a Sock?

Critics of the Thailand's military government have been detained for voicing their opinions. But that hasn't stopped people from making fun of a photo of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Shirley  Dalisay is an abused domestic helper in Hong Kong. She is one of the many helpers that suffer from human rights abuse from their employers but never made the news. Bethune House Shelter,Hong Kong July 02 2014

The Dark Side of Hong Kong’s Prosperity

The city's hundreds of thousands of domestic helpers have few protections and often endure brutal treatment.

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