How a $50 million graft scandal is pushing Malawi even closer to environmental catastrophe.
Can opposition leaders contain protest violence in Ukraine—or is the country headed for “prolonged guerrilla warfare”?
Inside the shadowy $4 million ransom payment to release two kidnapped Europeans in Syria.
What do Egyptians really care about in their country's constitutional referendum? Not the constitution, for starters.
Why Turkey's nasty Gulen-Erdogan fight is making for some strange bedfellows.
Belly dancers, billboards, and Egypt's military propaganda machine.
How Germany’s progressive prostitution law backfired and turned it into the bordello of Europe.
Reuters gave this Syrian kid a camera. Seven months later he was dead.
In 2011, Israel Arenas Durán disappeared in northern Mexico. Why can't the government find him -- and the thousands of others who've gone missing in the country's drug war?
Meet what might soon be the West's unpredictable new friend in Syria -- the Islamic Front.
Beset by terrorism, Egypt's military government is blaming everything on the Muslim Brotherhood.
As a security vacuum continues to plague Egypt, the country's beleaguered Christian community fears a rash of kidnappings will only worsen during the holiday season.
Pentecostalism is the world's fastest growing religious movement. But in much of Africa, it's fueling witch-hunts and the spread of HIV/AIDS.
In South Sudan, a failed coup, violent confusion -- or the first spark of civil war?
India -- the promised land of journalism -- is reeling from scandal, corruption, and sleaze.
How long can Ukraine's protesters hold out against Yanukovych's thugs?
Caught between the regime and Islamists, Syria’s gay community just struggles to stay alive.
How Barack Obama's fixation on ridding the world of nuclear weapons is transforming the Middle East.
From protecting pandas to chucking nukes, inside the heated debate over whether Scotland should be independent.
Stung by the Obama administration's Iran deal, Israel's political class is now convinced that there's no one to trust but themselves.
As the government and opposition forces take to the streets, an exiled billionaire waits in the wings, and battle lines are drawn.
The end of Nepal's bloody civil war was supposed to bring freedom to the downtrodden. But democracy actually makes some things more complicated.
How a neurosurgeon from Maryland cleaned up one of the most notoriously violent cities in Iraq.
In Lebanon's northern capital, the Syrian civil war is being fought block by block.
Europe says it will now welcome gay asylum-seekers -- even as the EU’s own LGBT communities suffer discrimination and violence.