After years of crippling debt, Bangladeshi villager Rawshan Ara decided to follow in her family's footsteps -- and sell a kidney on the black market to raise cash. Like many of her neighbours in this poor farming area, the 28-year-old easily found a local broker and quickly became a victim of Bangladesh's thriving but illegal organ trade. "But I was tired of poverty," Ara said in Kalai district, which has become a hotspot for the racket.
Hillary Clinton emerged unscathed from the first Democratic debate of the 2016 campaign, cutting a calm and confident figure as she sparred with her rivals for the White House. The presidential frontrunner parried jabs by Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and three other party hopefuls, who challenged her on everything from political flip-flops to gun control and military intervention in the Middle East. An independent senator from Vermont who has drawn huge crowds on the campaign trail, Sanders also delivered a spirited performance as he appealed to the party's left-wing, urging action on climate change and attacking Wall Street.