Afghan refugee children played on a swing on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.
Boyko Borisov, the no-nonsense mayor of Sofia, must now grapple with Bulgaria's economic woes and corruption.
A cold, divided, and annoyed Europe struggles to find a way to prevent Russia from turning down the heat. Eastern Europe, meanwhile, continues to shiver.
Last month, a group of American adoptive parents traveled to Guatemala to donate $30,000 worth of food, toys, clothes, and shoes to 1,000 poor indigenous families.
Frustrations mount over Bulgaria – the most violent, corrupt, and poorest of EU members. Aid is being withheld as reform promises are made (and broken). Can it be fixed?
Failure to curb corruption means less assistance for some.
A year after being released from prison in Libya, where courts had accused them infecting children with HIV, five nurses face tough living at home.
The death of Bulgarian writer Georgi Markov in 1978 raises questions about Europe's lingering ties to communism.