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Children on the increasingly violent frontlines of the Arab Spring face an unknown future for themselves and their countries.
Welcome to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the warzone that helps make your iPhone.
Save the Children lists 10 countries where motherhood is a daily, life-or-death struggle.
With the arrest of Laurent Gbagbo, the standoff in the Ivory Coast may be finished, but the state of crisis is far from over.
In the uprisings across the Arab world, protesters are finding that revolution is sometimes child's play.
How Qaddafi bought friends and influence on the African continent.
A look at nine places defining life on the margins for the new century, from Chongqing to California.
Four years of le petit prince's proud and wayward foreign policy.
The family that fights together, stays together. But was Libya's ruling clan always this crazy?
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Chinese rulers have always tried to control their country's massive rivers. But will they be overwhelmed by the environmental backlash?
From Tahrir to Lulu, a guide to the new Tiananmen Squares.
China's rise is no longer just about China -- and over the past year, journalists Heriberto Araújo and Juan Pablo Cardenal, working with a team of photographers, have collected images documenting Beijing's worldwide influence in 24 countries, from logging camps in Mozambique to gold mines in Burma.
How Egyptian artists channeled a society's immense frustrations and foreshadowed the revolution.
From the first protest to Mubarak's fall, the Egyptian revolution in photos.