July 23, 2013 A crowd moved quickly Monday to tip a train car enough so that a woman who had fallen on to the tracks could be freed. Eight minutes later, the train was on its way again.
July 23, 2013 Interior Minister Ghulam Mujtaba Patang says lawmakers are targeting him because of his independence and because he won't accede to all their demands. Lawmakers says he's not doing enough to combat the worsening security. His supporters say, however, that's merely a cover story.
July 23, 2013 A recent survey found strong anti-American sentiment among leading aid recipients. In Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan and the Palestinian territories, 16 percent or less of the population had a positive impression of the U.S.
July 23, 2013 Afghanistan's top political comedy sketch show mocks aspects of day-to-day life in hopes of shaming the government to clean up its act. The cast of Zang-e-Khatar, or Danger Bell, has tackled everything from corruption to bad roads, and they've received death threats for doing it.
July 22, 2013 Some of the worst-paid farmers in Ethiopia were able to get their bean to the specialty coffee ball and sell to top U.S. roasters like Stumptown. But it only happened after the growers got organized and attracted the attention of coffee prospectors from the U.S.
July 22, 2013 The "world's most endangered feline species," the Iberian lynx, faces continued pressure because its prey is disappearing. Researchers say the cats need to be introduced to parts of the Iberian peninsula that are higher in altitude and latitude.