Four Men Convicted Of Murdering A Woman They Thought Burned A Qur'an Have Death Penalties Reversed
Farkhunda, an Afghan woman, was wrongly accused of destroying the holy book and murdered by a mob in Kabul in March. Four men initially sentenced to death over the murder will now serve jail terms of up to 20 years.
These Instagram Photos Show What Life's Like For Migrants Stuck In Calais
“France is dog life,” one piece of graffiti in the port city of Calais says.
Women Are Sharing The Discrimination They Face #BeingFemaleInNigeria
Nigerians are using the hashtag to share their experiences of being discriminated against, in places ranging from hotel lobbies to inside their own cars.
This Spoof Monopoly Board Sums Up How Greeks Are Feeling Right Now
The “chance” cards have been replaced with a blank space saying “there’s no chance.”
This Woman's Cell Phone Has Become A Lifeline For Migrants Crossing The Mediterranean
Nawal Soufi, who lives in southern Italy, gave her number out in Syria while volunteering there in 2013 and now gets calls from people while they’re at sea and need to be rescued.
Turkish President’s Gigantic Dinner Table Has Become A Meme
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's critics are mocking his lavish table, which was shown in a photo of a formal iftar meal at his palace.
Pakistan’s Heatwave Is So Bad That Its Largest City Has Run Out Of Room For Dead Bodies
The heatwave in the Sindh province, which has seen temperatures as high as 113 degrees, has killed over 1,000 people.
Anti-Uber French Taxi Drivers Are Burning Tires And Overturning Cars
The cabbies have also blocked access to motorway exits, railway stations, and airports.
The Syrian Government’s #SummerInSyria Hashtag Is Backfiring Spectacularly
The country's official news agency asked on Twitter for people to post their summer photos, and they got some grim results.
This Amazing Graffiti Is Helping Greece Deal With Its Economic Woes
Athens is locked in tense talks with European leaders over the terms of a financial bailout that has kept the country afloat for five years, with big deadlines looming on June 30.
This Is The Story Of Nepal's 7-Year-Old Grooms
Over a tenth of boys are married off before the age of 18 in the small Himalayan country, according to a report from Care International.
This German Couple Started A Roommate-Matching Website For Refugees
Flüchtlinge Willkommen matches people in cities across Germany who have spare rooms with refugees who need somewhere to stay.
Nigerians Are Tweeting #UndressNASS To Protest Their Politicians’ Clothing Allowances
Nigeria’s Senate leader has refuted local media reports of a $108,000 annual grant, saying the true figure is $2,500, but many people remain angry that the government would allocate any money for wardrobe.
Over 42,000 People Fled Their Homes Every Day In 2014, U.N. Report Says
A total of 60 million people were refugees in another country or displaced in their own country by the end of the year, according to the report.
The 10 Most Expensive Cities In The World For Expats
We bet you didn’t think the capital of Chad would be in there.
U.K. Minister Says EU Countries Should Give More Aid Money For The Syrian Refugee Crisis
Justine Greening told BuzzFeed News that this would help tackle the refugee crisis' "root causes" in the Middle East, but the U.K. is under fire for taking in relatively few Syrian asylum-seekers at home.
This Is What Life Looks Like Inside One Of Britain’s Indefinite Migrant Detention Centers
The London-based photographer Nana Varveropoulou documented life at the Colnbrook Immigration Removal Center over a period of two years.
Why Is This Tiny African Country The Second-Biggest Source Of Migrants Crossing The Mediterranean?
The East African country is one of the most oppressive in the world, and yet it rarely makes headlines.