The man who sold the mural says he feels tricked as he had no idea of its potential value. The local artist who bought the mural told BuzzFeed News he simply wants to preserve it and doesn’t plan to sell it on for a personal profit.
White House investigates privacy breach after passport information of G20 leaders was mistakenly emailed to the organiser of a soccer tournament.
Yes, Italy is the one shaped like the boot. No, it’s not in this quiz.
The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that section 66A of the Information Technology Act was unconstitutional.
Africa’s giant faces its tightest presidential election ever this weekend, and the two main candidates are hitting up the diaspora for supportive tweets, cash donations, and London rallies.
“Is Canadian a language?”
An international cast of gorgeous male models shows just how drastically the physical attributes of the “ideal man” vary across 12 different countries.
Anytime there’s skulls on something it means poison, or danger, or DON’T.
A collective of Syrians based in Turkey says it has attracted death threats after posting satirical videos about the Islamist group.
The country’s civil war enters its fifth year this month, and life for those on the ground is looking increasingly bleak.
Paris looks like Milan which kinda looks like Ho Chi Minh and maybe a little bit like Melbourne.
The pilots took off from Abu Dhabi on March 9, and their journey is expected to take five months.
The comments appeared in a BBC documentary, aired online late on March 4, about a fatal attack on a student in 2012. India has banned the show.
The BBC show, which was due to be aired on March 8, contains a new interview in which one of the convicted attackers says women “should just be silent and allow the rape.” Update: The U.K. broadcast has been brought forward to March 4.
Namibia’s outgoing president was awarded the multi-million dollar Ibrahim Prize for 2014 on Monday. The prize committee reviews candidates every year but hasn’t found anyone worthy of winning since 2011.
Everything seems so much…clearer now.
Mihaela Noroc traveled all around the world to show that stunning female beauty is everywhere.
The world seems like a pretty horrible place right now, but don’t lose heart. Amnesty International’s annual survey of human rights contains some sunny spots from last year and the start of this year.
Thailand’s interim parliament passed the law on Thursday after two big surrogacy scandals last year.
The photo project “Atlas of Beauty” took photographer Mihaela Noroc to 37 countries, where she saw endless versions of beauty over 15 months.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the death of 20-year-old Özgecan Aslan, whose body was found on Friday.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration, which saw 189 countries declare a commitment to equal rights for men and women. And yet laws like this still exist.
One of the groups behind the shrine to Narendra Modi has said it will now be removed, local media reported.
“Do you feel any remorse or guilt about the way children are being dealt with?” “None whatsoever… the most compassionate thing you can do is stop the boats.”
Malaysia’s top court made a final ruling against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Tuesday morning and sentenced him to five years in jail on sodomy charges. The ruling sparked criticism of the government at home and abroad.
You’ll never trust a map again.
…And only a few of them spit it back out!
Photographer Max Avdeev reports from eastern Ukraine for BuzzFeed News to capture the catastrophic effects of the ongoing war on the region.