The Guardian has a video about early marriage in Ghana. The video profiles a fourteen year-old girl who is about to be taken into marriage.
Yemen is the recipient of a lot of aid from the U.S. but the aid is given with control of al-Qaida in mind. This Associated Press story that we find at Google News tells us that fighting al-Qaida is a very low priority for Yemen.
We are approaching the anniversary of the 2004 Christmas tsunami that killed a half a million people. An article from the BBC says that Indonesia's Aceh has made a great recovery, but is still vulnerable to future disasters.
Day of Mourning in Kyrgyzstan after Cargo Plane Crashes, Killing Dozens - The dead are mostly local Kyrgyz from a nearby village, and some of the stories are harrowing.
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