The British High Court ruled in favor of regulations requiring plain packaging for tobacco products, a significant ruling that will likely ripple across Europe and the world as governments try to regulate tobacco.
Queen Elizabeth's annual address Wednesday included judicial reforms, such as plans to provide more autonomy to prisons and give inmates more access to technology – initiatives which haven't gained much ground in the US.
Coca-Cola announced a halt to production of its signature drink in Venezuela, citing scarcity of sugar. It is the latest chapter in an unfolding economic crisis, which observers say will require deep political change to overcome.
Confiscated rare and protected wildlife products, such as these stuffed Sumatran tiger skins, are burned and destroyed during a ceremony by government forestry and wildlife officials in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia on Monday.
A toothpaste advertisement in North Korea? Visitors occasionally report ads or commercials, a small sign North Korea could be learning from China that even a socialist government can benefit from a free market.