Voters passed a referendum asking that marriage be restricted to one man and one woman, a setback to LGBT couples hoping their island will be the first place in Asia to let same-sex couples share child custody and insurance benefits
In the recently built resettlement village of Lay Kay Kaw in eastern Myanmar, returning Karen refugees struggle to adjust after more than six decades of conflict and displacement. Steve Sandford spoke with Karen returnees about the challenges that lie ahead for a sustainable — and peaceful — future.
A team of handy Australian men and women are turning trash into treasures. They're fighting back against our disposable society by sharing their skills and expertise to save broken items headed for the landfill. VOA's Julie Taboh has more.