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U.S. retirees living well in Mexico

Mexico is plagued by drug violence but it is still attractive to U.S. and Canadian retirees, who like the climate and the cost of living, especially medicines.

Colour of India in photographs

Photographer Tom Pietrasik talks about his work living in and travelling through India for the last ten years.

Qatar moves to reform labor laws

The tiny Gulf state of Qatar will amend its labor laws in an effort to improve the living standards of migrant workers, its Interior and Labor ministries said Wednesday.

Kidman's Grace Kelly causes stir

Myleene Klass takes a look at opening night of the Cannes Film Festival and Nicole Kidman's work in "Grace of Monaco".

Inside rebel tunnels in Homs

A network of tunnels and sophisticated bomb making factories found in Homs. Fred Pleitgen reports.

Anti-China riots in Vietnam

Fionnuala Sweeney reports on how anti-China protests have raised the temperature in Vietnam.

Japan betting big on casinos?

While Japan's economy continues to falter, lawmakers are betting big that the casino industry can swoop in and lift it out of the doldrums.

Japan set to loosen military restrictions

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected Thursday to call for long-standing limits on the country's military to be eased to allow it to come to the aid of allies under attack.

Ferry captain, 3 crew members face murder charges

The captain and three other crew members of the Sewol, the South Korean ferry that sank last month, have been charged with murder, chief prosecutor in the investigation Yang Joon-jin said Thursday.

Death toll nears 300 in mine disaster

Rescue and recovery workers retrieved more bodies from a smoldering coal mine in western Turkey, where a fire has killed hundreds.

WHO sounds alarm on spread of polio

The spread of polio constitutes an international public health emergency, the World Health Organization declared Monday.

Helping women escape 'the life'

As darkness falls, Joy Friedman hits the streets -- the same ones she used to troll for customers while working as a prostitute.

How Boko Haram cripples kids' future

It's the beginning of the second semester in public schools across Nigeria and students are flocking back after the vacation.

Broken parts to delay Flight 370 search for days

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is on hold -- and probably will be for at least four days -- because of a malfunctioning part on the submersible Bluefin-21 and a broken transponder on the Bluefin's mother ship, the U.S. Navy's deputy director of ocean engineering said Wednesday.

Global study: 1 in 4 adults anti-Semitic

One in four adults worldwide are "deeply infected with anti-Semitic attitudes," the Anti-Defamation League announced, in releasing results of an unprecedented global survey.

Fistfights amid bread Venezuela lines

Shoppers in Venezuela know that shortages of staples like cornmeal, milk and chicken are a harsh reality of life, but now -- amid violent protests and strikes -- shortages have spread to that most basic of basics: bread.

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