December 15 & 18: from Rio de Janeiro - Democratic Republic of Congo - Mexico City - Russia - Delhi
A view of the construction underway at the fabled Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Locals are upset that the stadium is being "upgraded" for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, saying it is losing its character and becoming more elitist.
In a stadium in Brazil reside the memories of a nation. But in trying to make it better are they about to make it worse?
Congo elects a new president. Or is it two? That's not supposed to happen.
Inside a Mafia State. Russia's efforts to intimidate journalists, one break-in at a time.
And, a swing through a city on a swamp. Never mind New Orleans. Mexico City's sinkin', man.
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Supporters of Congolese president Joseph Kabila take to the streets in celebration in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Friday Dec. 9, 2011, after the electoral commission declared their candidate the winner. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Jason Steans (Photo/Carolyn Dunn)
A Domino's Pizza outlet stands next to Tikka Town at the DLF Mall food court in Delhi. (Photo/Faiz Jamil)
A protester wearing a mask of Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, attends a sanctioned rally in Moscow to protest against the results of the December 10 parliamentary elections in Russia. (Photo: REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin)
The wrath of Putin's Mafia StateJournalist Luke Harding went back to his Moscow apartment one day and found the phone off the hook.
A view of Sara Gomez' apartment building (Left) in Mexico City. Inside, every wall seems slanted, the floors uneven. It's a victim of the widespread sinking of the city, due to the unstable earth below. (Photo/Myles Estey)
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- Analysis The high cost of the low-interest rate war on savers
- When even a consumer advocate like Ralph Nader says enough with the cheap money, maybe it's time for central bankers to rethink their low interest rate policies, which have transferred wealth from savers to debtors, Neil Macdonald writes.
- New Anastasia Lin, Miss World Canada, denied entry to China for pageant
- Miss World Canada was barred from entering China on Thursday to take part in this year's pageant in the southern island province of Hainan, a friend of the outspoken Chinese-Canadian contestant said.
- ISIS: 5 essential things to know about the jihadi group's ideology
- Recent terror attacks in Paris, Beirut and Ankara are unsettling evidence of ISIS’s power to destabilize foreign countries. A closer look at the group’s ideology may help explain its often confounding approach.
- Updated U.K. PM David Cameron says time to join airstrikes against ISIS in Syria
- U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron says it's time to make a decision to join airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria, arguing that Britain cannot "subcontract its security to other countries."
- Laquan McDonald case: 5 questions in the fatal Chicago police shooting video
- Graphic video released this week shows a white police officer fatally shooting a black teen in Chicago 13 months ago, a case that has now culminated in first-degree murder charge against Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke.