What numbers can we trust? A second look at the death toll from some of the world's worst disasters.
After centuries of oppression, a village wakes up to its new masters.
The baggage we carry from our ethnic and national backgrounds can keep people poor -- but it can also change, and faster than you'd think.
The world is crowing over America's near-economic meltdown.
The world is building a low-carbon global economy -- with or without the United States.
Cutting U.S. military aid to Pakistan might be just what the world's most frustrating alliance needs.
Just because Washington and Islamabad are at odds doesn't mean Beijing is looking to step in.
The United States may soon have the option of washing its hands of Afghanistan. But with an untrustworthy Pakistani military exerting greater influence, India does not.
Even if the speculation about this week's Mumbai attacks is true, Islamabad still has some explaining to do.
When it comes to bringing electricity to the developing world, small is beautiful.
A high-profile war crimes trial points out the dangerous divide between America and its allies on the ground in Afghanistan.
Obtained by Reuters and curated by Andrew MacGregor Marshall.
How do you categorize India, a nation that is at once fantastically wealthy and desperately poor?
Why is Delhi building a new Berlin Wall to keep out its Bangladeshi neighbors?
Poor vision is a major hurdle to getting ahead in the developing world. Fortunately, remedies are cheaper and easier -- and more profitable -- than they've ever been before.
Could Kim Jong Il's regime be the next autocratic government to fall? Don't bet on it.
The hype about a Chinese-built port on the Arabian Sea says more about Islamabad's desperation than it does about Beijing's imperial ambitions.
Saying goodbye to a once-friendly land, now taken without a fight by the Taliban.
The dream of a lasting peace between Pakistan and India can't happen unless their militaries get out of the way.
What Amazon.com and Netflix can teach us about fighting poverty.
China's dream of Indian Ocean ports -- the so-called string of pearls -- is heightening geopolitical tensions in a rough neighborhood.
Afghanistan needs to stop blaming a washed-up spymaster for all of its problems.
Save your money, United Nations -- the developing world doesn't need broadband Internet to get ahead.
American leaders are furious with Pakistan’s military in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s killing. But twisting arms will only backfire.
How do you bring peace to a country where everyone has PTSD and the only therapy is prayer?
In Afghanistan, bin Laden's dead and the Taliban don't care.