The government may not be kicking international aid workers out of South Sudan after all, but rising tensions between the two are getting worse -- and hurting the people who desperately need their help.
Changing how peacebuilding organizations measure success could save aid projects that are stuck trying to meet rigid, dated, and increasingly arbitrary goals in conflict zones.
Volunteers are risking life and limb to help evacuate those left behind in the wreckage of eastern Ukraine.
Public health officials knew Ebola was coming. They know how to defeat it. But they’re blowing it anyway.
It looks like the Obama administration has found its grand strategy after all.
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After half a year of fighting, the world's newest country is barreling toward calamity. But its leaders can pull it back from the brink -- if they choose to do so.
Renewed fighting in the war-torn country has derailed humanitarian relief efforts, and now tens of thousands are facing starvation.
Four years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains a mess. It's time to bring Haitians from all walks of life into a national conversation about the country's future.
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Enough with Obama's "don't do stupid sh*t" policy. Only U.S. airstrikes can save Iraq from collapse.
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Ukrainians riot ahead of the presidential election; Ultra-Orthodox Israeli soldiers train near the Syrian border; and Thailand's army chief declares a coup.
The waters drowning Bosnia have unearthed thousands of land mines.
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Russia celebrates Victory Day; South Africa gears up for national elections; and Narendra Modi works the campaign trail.
Anwar Ibrahim on Malaysia’s mishandling of MH370, President Obama, and good Jews and bad Jews.
Why the deadliest day on the world’s tallest mountain won't change the lives of Nepal's sherpas.
Revelers prepare for Holy Week; Myanmar celebrates its New Year water festival; and the search for survivors of the South Korea ferry sinking continues.
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How powerful political forces have kept the Japanese nuclear industry going strong after the Fukushima disaster
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