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Must Reads: Underground fires, British patriotism and revenge

August 5, 2012 |  5:30 am


From underground fires to British fervor, here are five stories you shouldn't miss from last week in global news:

Iran seethes with discontent during Ramadan

India village fears being swallowed by the earth

London Olympics: British patriotism blossoms amid the Games

U.S. is the driving force behind the fighting in Somalia

Pakistan's tribal justice system: Often a vehicle for revenge

-- Emily Alpert in Los Angeles

Photo: A young woman stumbles as she tries to carry a large basket of coal in the village of Bokapahari in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand on Jan. 6, 2011. Credit: Kevin Frayer / Associated Press