Ever since the CIA used a vaccination ruse in its hunt for OBL, health workers have been combatants in Pakistan's war with the Taliban.
In the English-speaking world, he's the economist du jour. But in his home country? Le shrug.
Every week, thousands of people attend a megachurch in Lagos. But they aren’t there for the sermons -- they believe the televangelist pastor can cure them of HIV, cancer, and other terrible diseases.
Ten thousand dead, 1 million displaced, and things are only likely to get worse for the fledgling country.
Egypt’s president-in-waiting says he’s widely loved, so why does he sleep in an undisclosed location and fear for his life?
Why keeping women away from Congo’s mines -- which are rife with exploitation and sexual violence -- could do more harm than good.
Inside the occupied government building in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian protesters are trying to create a new country.
Meet the Jordanian cleric who's sending young men to fight and die in Syria's civil war.
While facing off with Russia, Ukraine’s new government is also struggling to disarm militias in Kiev. If it can’t, will new violence erupt?
A diplomatic spat over Iran’s ambassador to the United States has Washington and Tehran at odds again.
Algeria's ailing, invisible strongman is a lock to win a fourth term as president. But things are not so quiet behind the scenes.
Inside a brewing insurgency as Ukraine sends in the tanks to quell unrest in its chaotic East.
The armed Russian protesters in Eastern Ukraine aren’t leaving any time soon -- and that could lead to war.
In a new video, a resurgent AQAP celebrates their latest jailbreak and warns what comes next.
How Rwanda's remarkable, two-decade march from genocide has left women behind.
Palestine's push for international recognition is tanking John Kerry's peace talks. Was this Abbas's plan all along?
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly paranoid rule.
As chaos swirls around Turkey's embattled prime minister, can the opposition take advantage?
For Syrians fleeing the horrors of war back home, Dubai's comforts can be a bit unsettling.
As hundreds of young men are sentenced to death for the killing of one policeman, the state is gearing up to crush its Islamist enemies.
Why the world must stop Bashar al-Assad from indiscriminately raining crude barrel bombs down on Syrian civilians.
Can a flashy, Western-friendly, millionaire really win Libya's race for prime minister?
As moderate rebels beat back Islamist radicals in Syria, Assad gains.
Life imitates art in Crimea, where nothing seems real anymore except the tears and the vodka.
France convicts a Rwandan of genocide -- and grapples with its own role in the horrific events of 1994.
Behind enemy lines, the motley Tatar self-defense units of Crimea anxiously patrol a homeland they fear will be ripped from them once again.
Meet Jamal Maarouf, the West's best fighting chance against Syria's Islamist armies.
The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.