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She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Al-Qaeda

Ask a North Korean: how do you treat mental illness?

Many North Koreans have mental health problems but I did not realise you could see a psychiatrist before coming to South Korea. I hadn’t even heard the word “psychiatrist”.<p>Because counsellors and psychotherapists also do not exist in North Korea, people have to deal with emotional problems with the …

Mental Health

The man with the toughest job in the world

In July 2014, Staffan de Mistura, a 68-year old Italian-Swedish diplomat, was enjoying a peaceful semi-retirement on the isle of Capri when he received a telephone call from his former boss, the United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, offering him what might be the world’s most difficult …

Middle East

Mueller possibly paired with ISIS fighter, officials say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker and ISIS hostage whose death was confirmed by her family this week, might have been paired with a male ISIS fighter during her captivity, U.S. intelligence and government officials said Wednesday.<p>The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, cited …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Laos: Thousands suffering from the deadly aftermath of US bomb campaign

“If I had arrived 15 minutes later at the hospital, I would have died. I underwent 12 blood transfusions in order to survive.” Sitting in the living room of her wooden stilt house, 39-year-old Buan Kham slowly lifted her skirt to expose what remains of her right leg, amputated at the knee. “If I …

Vietnam

Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

Of the 350 breathtaking space photos we published in 2014, here are our picks for the 12 best of the year.