A woman carries a child around the fire, where an effigy of the demon Ghantakarna was burned to symbolize the destruction of evil, during the Ghantakarna festival at the ancient city of Bhaktapur, Nepal. According to local folklore, the demon is believed to 'steal' children and women from their homes and localities.
A black and white approach to the conflict isn't likely to yield better outcomes for either Israelis and Palestinians.
Many Argentines are optimistic the Vaca Muerta (Dead Cow) oil and gas fields can transform their nation’s fortunes overnight. Interest from Russian and Chinese leaders is helping fuel that hope.
With the help of its allies, the Syrian Army has regained critical territory from armed rebels. But talk of victory obscures the fact that parts of the country may be irretrievable.
With millions facing hunger and 1.5 million displaced, President Kiir and rebel leader Machar are supposed to lay down arms and figure out a new government. Just the opposite is happening.
The handover would grant South Korea full control of its military in the event of a conflict. But the transfer might be delayed yet again.
Venezuela has faced increasingly tough economic and political times since the death in March 2013 of Hugo Chávez. President Maduro is promoting religious imagery related to the former leader and creating a 'civil religion' around his legacy.
The visit showcased shared humanity, but also the difficulties of reconciliation in the current environment.
More than 60 counties, cities, and states – and some corporations – are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.