The Kenyan government says that burning a large stockpile of ivory will show the world that it is committed to ending the ivory demand. But some advocates for elephants argue that destroying ivory only increases its value.
India has a large market for mobile phones, and while access has spread to the rural areas, some say that requiring extra features on the phone may increase the cost of the phones, making them unaffordable to some women.
Sambo, a female Asian elephant in her early 40s, died outside of Angkor Wat on Friday after giving rides in high temperatures. Critics are pointing to the death as yet another reason to regulate the industry.
A Supreme Court decision has been hailed as a step toward ending the human rights violations at Australia's remote detention centers, though Australia shows no signs it will officially end the program.
The speaker of Brazil's lower house is Pentecostal, and he leads other Evangelical legislators in the charge to impeach Brazil's president, showing a coming-of-age for Evangelicals in a traditionally Catholic country.