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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.
Once again, Malaysia's ruling party turns to outdated sodomy laws to discredit the opposition.
How development experts have empowered dictators and helped to trap millions and millions of people in poverty.
Back in the days of the Arab Spring, optimists predicted a bright future for democratic upheavals around the world. But the reality in places like Ukraine, Venezuela, Turkey, and Thailand is far messier.
With civilian rape on the rise, the war on Congo's women comes painfully, pervasively home.
Vladimir Putin is justifying his grab for Crimea with the need to protect the "Russian-speaking population" in Ukraine. But why stop there?
A brutal knife attack on a Hong Kong journalist marks yet another setback for press freedom there
How clumsy foreign advocates unwittingly helped Uganda's anti-gay bill become law.
Does the concept of "human rights" still have meaning in a world where everything qualifies?
Pro-democracy protesters in Kiev are triumphant. In Moscow they're still taking it on the chin.
African asylum-seekers are done keeping quiet about the Israeli government's failure to help them. But is anyone listening?
A new report details the awful civilian casualties inflicted by American drones, but the arguments over the weapons' use have begun to feel grimly familiar.
A well-known blogger calls on the U.S. to deny visas to those responsible for China's Great Firewall.
Yes, young people are often a force for political change. But what kind, exactly?
The unsolved killing of a photographer in Bahrain's forgotten Arab Spring.
When Americans look at Russia, they see what they want to see. And that's dangerous.
Why the controversy around the Sochi Olympics could turn out to be a good thing for Russia.
A deadly surge of revenge violence has seized the Central African Republic -- and peacekeepers seem powerless to stop it.