Pictures from the scene surrounding Indonesia's decision to to execute foreign drug convicts by firing squad, despite a firestorm of international criticism and pleas by the condemned prisoners' families.
Reports are circulating that entire villages have been leveled by the earthquake as the death toll rises. A U.N. report estimates that the disaster affected 8 million people. FULL STORY | HOW YOU CAN HELP
Countries around the world have launched massive aid operations to help victims of the Nepal earthquake, but distribution of aid faces challenges as Nepal is still trying to come to terms with the scale of the disaster.
Jack Tiwari, president of the America Nepal Society, begins most mornings with a short prayer to the dozen or so Hindu deities who sit atop the altar at his home in Northern Virginia. He thanks the gods for giving him another day, offers them some sweets and asks for good health and happiness.