Chinese officials answer questions about a new law regulating overseas nongovernmental organizations during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. The new law subjects NGOs to close police supervision. "We welcome and support all foreign NGOs to come to China to conduct friendly exchanges," one official said. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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China Passes Law Putting Foreign NGOs Under Stricter Police Control
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In Bangladesh, Editor OF LGBT Magazine Is Hacked To Death
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1 Year Ago, Nepal Buckled Under A Quake That Killed 9,000 People
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Investors in Zhongjin, a wealth-management company that collapsed this month, demonstrate outside a police office in Shanghai's Hongkou district, demanding repayment of their funds. Police later detained one of the demonstrators for distributing protest T-shirts. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Chinese Investors Reeling After Wealth Management Firm's Collapse
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Manuel Santos feeds 6-month-old Carmen last July, as biological father Bud Lake looks on. A Thai court ruled Tuesday that Lake has custody of Carmen, now 15 months old. Michael Sullivan for NPR hide caption

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Protesters rally near the home of a girl who was raped in New Delhi on Oct. 17. The Indian government is trying to improve its emergency response system, particularly in cases of assault. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Thousands of people in Melbourne, Australia, took to the streets on March 20 during a protest demanding that refugees not be sent to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea or to the republic of Nauru. Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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At a Chinese hospital, a woman holds her child, who's receiving a rabies vaccine after being scratched by a cat. Vaccines against rabies were among the millions that were part of a newly discovered racket, reselling vaccines that hadn't been refrigerated. VCG/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Chinese Parents Don't Necessarily Trust Childhood Vaccines
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A container ship is unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. Voters in this year's presidential election have deep feelings about trade — and often are at odds with each other about it. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Nation Engaged: Trade Stirs Up Sharp Debate In This Election Cycle
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This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting a catfish farm at an undisclosed location in North Korea. KNS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joking About A North Korean Cooking Show Just Isn't Funny
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Neetu trains nearly 8 hours a day at a wrestling facility in Rohtak, India. Her coach says, "She doesn't take a break for even one minute." Poulomi Basu/for NPR hide caption

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A Child Bride At 13, She's Turned Herself Into A Prize-Winning Wrestler
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Phan Sopheak, a rice farmer in Cambodia, rests shortly after a man wielding an axe attacked her. She had been patrolling the Prey Lang forest around her village with a volunteer group that is trying to stop illegal logging. Courtesy of Prey Lang Community Network hide caption

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#EarthDay: The High Cost Of Eco-Activism
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Apple's online movie and book services have been closed down in China — reportedly on the orders of Chinese censors. Here, an Apple Store in Shenyang is decorated for Earth Day this week. VCG via Getty Image hide caption

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