Drones help identify objects on Laos's historic Plain of Jars

Drones allow access to a historic site in Laos that American bombs made off-limits


“The mysterious plain of jars in Northeastern Laos is still one of the biggest uninvestigated archaeological sites in Southeast Asia.”

Members of the Zone 9 blogging collective in December, 2012

Ethiopia’s Zone 9 bloggers acquitted of terror charges

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In Bangladesh, an app that lets women speak without fear

Child laborers in the Philippines

These photos of Filipino children working in mines and on sugar plantations will make you cry

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Well-off tourists can now spend a night in a fake South African slum

Innocent home videos are becoming Pakistani ‘porn’ on YouTube and destroying lives

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In a society where women are covered, even small, private acts that express femininity, like girls dancing fully-clothed in the rain, can be seen as sexual. Cell or home videos are being exploited on YouTube as “porn.”

GV Face: Worldwide Media Coverage of Syria

How different is reporting on Syria depending on where you are? And what does that mean for Syrians? We discussed this and more in our second edition of GV Face.

Do These Videos Show Iranians Fighting in Syria’s War?

Online videos show Persian speakers apparently working with Syrian regime troops.

PHOTOS: Violent Dispersal of Election Protest in Cambodia

Human rights groups have condemned the excessive use of violence by the police in dispersing an election protest in Cambodia. The police reportedly used tear gas and live ammunition

Indians Push Back on Racist Taunts to Miss America 2014

Indian-American Nina Davuluri faced a barrage of racist comments in social media after winning the Miss America pageant. Indians fumed, but also wondered about her chances of winning in India.