As Russia marks the USSR's victory over Nazi Germany in 1945, the chill of Crimea casts a shadow over remembrances.
Why women are the "spoils of war" in Nigeria and around the world -- and nobody cares.
The best antidote to propaganda isn't counterpropaganda. It's access to accurate information.
The mass death sentences against 683 Egyptians reveal how Cairo officials are redefining concepts like terrorism and freedom in a cynical bid to solidify their grip on power.
Anwar Ibrahim on Malaysia’s mishandling of MH370, President Obama, and good Jews and bad Jews.
Ten thousand dead, 1 million displaced, and things are only likely to get worse for the fledgling country.
Why Brazil is the most dangerous place in the world to be a tree-hugger.
Why keeping women away from Congo’s mines -- which are rife with exploitation and sexual violence -- could do more harm than good.
The U.N. is begging for money to help Syrians who've fled their homes, as tensions over refugees in Jordan and Lebanon heat up. But there's no solution in sight.
Sexualized violence against girls is going unchecked in schools around the world -- and the perpetrators are teachers. What can be done to stop them?
Life was already hard enough for Ukrainians. But now they also have to worry about a Russian army on the march.
The Obama administration has won a significant human rights triumph in Geneva. But it has gone unheralded amid strident criticisms about spying, drones, and detainees.
Countries around the world, both democratic and authoritarian, are cracking down on freedom of assembly. It's time to push back.
Moscow's annexation of Crimea is fueling a surge of "patriotism" -- and a new sense of claustrophobia.
A former spokesperson reveals the web of lies, half-truths, and omissions that the United Nations has built in Darfur.
A former aid worker remembers the silence, pain, and foreboding of Rwanda -- just after the 1994 genocide.
How Rwanda's remarkable, two-decade march from genocide has left women behind.
One of Congo's most brutal militias sprouted from the Rwandan genocide. But will sending troops to fight it cause yet another humanitarian catastrophe?
Powered by the web, a former migrant worker is connecting local unrest to international audiences.
Radical nationalists want to continue the revolution that toppled Yanukovych. But they're probably just making matters worse.
Hey, world, we Malaysians know you want straight answers about MH370. But you’re asking the wrong government.
Why the world must stop Bashar al-Assad from indiscriminately raining crude barrel bombs down on Syrian civilians.
Ukraine has a lingering human rights predicament -- but an even grimmer one awaits Crimea.
While Washington was bashing Russia at the U.N. for violating international law, it was facing similar criticisms of its own legal record.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
Iran’s hard-liners are using mass executions to undermine the nuclear deal.