With state aid, cheap homes and doctors, it's easy to see why places like Bonito De Minas back the Brazilian president.
Authorities in Thailand uncover boat people held captive in jungle, kidnapped with promises of work.
What happens after bombs stop falling, and those who waged war on ISIL are left to make sure history does not repeat?
Horror operations based on church doctrine, abuse, neglect. Ireland escapes criticism and largely ignores the victims.
Thailand's prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha consults fortune-tellers. But for most Thais the future remains unclear.
Rare open sessions on "forcible cell extractions" and feedings provide a rare glimpse of US prison's routine practices.
As world's attention focuses on offensive against al-Shabab, Somali government begins to shackle the local media.
Despite failure to clinch run-off spot against President Rousseff, environmentalist could emerge as a power broker.
This year's pilgrimage was marked by health scares and a self-portrait craze, but everyone will have their own memories.