The world wants to hold someone accountable for the 298 people killed. But determining whom to go after -- and how to hold them responsible -- won’t be easy.
How Rwanda's Pentecostals are keeping the demons of the past at bay.
The body blows dealt by Nairobi have human rights groups questioning whether the court can -- or should -- prosecute atrocities in South Sudan and other African states.
Lessons from a lifetime of political activism.
The sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to lengthy prison terms on nonexistent evidence shows how paranoid and degraded the Egyptian regime has become.
How Serbia has become indifferent toward the man who lost the war, his honor, and his freedom.
Tunisia's media sector still has a long way to go before it can serve as a bulwark of democracy. The third in our series of Lab Reports on Tunisia.
Iran’s ayatollahs are going nuts over a harmless video. But they’re not the first autocrats to obsess about the impact of popular culture.
Tunisia's main political forces have agreed on a deal to shore up the political middle and undermine extremists. That could be a crucial milestone on the path to democracy. The first in our series of Lab Reports on Tunisia.
An American solar panel company wondered why Chinese firms kept undercutting their prices. Then the FBI knocked on their door.
Why women are the "spoils of war" in Nigeria and around the world -- and nobody cares.
Why the surprising Philippine Supreme Court ruling on reproductive health rights is a big win for women -- and a blow to the church.
France convicts a Rwandan of genocide -- and grapples with its own role in the horrific events of 1994.
Dealing with dictators cost the U.S. its soul. Now it's time to atone.
Why the biggest insider trading fine in history might not be the end of the giant hedge fund's woes.
Swashbuckling journalist Robert Young Pelton is crowdfunding a mission to hunt down Joseph Kony. Is it genius or folly?
Can Syrian moderates prove they'd do a better job of governing liberated areas than the Islamist opposition?
The ICC’s docket points to a serious problem -- but not the one that African leaders are complaining about.
The people who live in Russia's troubled North Caucasus republic hope that their new president will make a difference. But the chaos and bloodshed are deepening with every day.
Enough compromise. Jordanians are tired of being the good kids on the block.
Why a small town in Libya refuses to give up custody of the revolution’s most high-profile prisoner.
Female soccer players are rewriting the rules for women's sports in the Middle East.
Can Edward Snowden really find freedom in an unfree country?