Thanks to overfishing, pollution, climate change, and terrible governance, the largest ecosystem on the planet is close to collapse.
Even high cadres quake at the term ‘shuanggui,’ an extra-judicial interrogation method that has claimed lives.
U.S. uses dollar power to penalize BNP Paribas for violating sanctions.
Just like in politics and law, saying otherwise won’t do anyone any good.
How Serbia has become indifferent toward the man who lost the war, his honor, and his freedom.
Netizens are using a Korean film about late president Roh Moo-hyun as a subtle form of protest.
My conversations with the imprisoned Chinese human rights defender.
After years of bloodshed, Colombia's government is teaming up with its former rebel enemies to beat the drug problem.
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.
The latest military coup in Thailand won't ensure real stability unless the country's new rulers address the deeper causes of political conflict.
Aung San Suu Kyi wants to change the Burmese constitution. But will the military really go along?
After disclosing that they used the forbidden metal, some companies are still trying to figure out whether they did.
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.
New rule forces businesses to trace their supply chains.
Autocrats have increasing reason to fear the power of people in the streets. Here's why the leaders of democracies should take note.
A conversation about responding to Chinese cyberespionage.
History has shown that the Catholic Church can be a great force for good. But it can only live up to that promise by properly addressing the clerical sex abuse scandal.
Washington is punishing China's cyberspies for the first time. Will Beijing come after U.S. spooks in response?
This British lawyer has been dead for 360 years. So why is he at the center of China's oil fight with Vietnam?
They don't scare easily, and they will take any client -- not just dissidents. The Communist Party has noticed.
Chile has made progress toward democracy. Why do its indigenous people still feel left out?
The OSCE was designed to ensure peace in Europe. Now the conflict in Ukraine is confronting it with perhaps the greatest crisis in its history.
Frustration at 'Catch-22's' are a common part of life here.
Burma's Rohingya minority could fall victim to full-scale genocide if the international community doesn't intervene.
Russian civil society organizations are actually doing a remarkable job of fighting back against discriminatory legislation. But a new bill presented to parliament sends an ominous signal.
Is president-in-waiting Abdel Fattah al-Sisi living up to his word?
Meet the young British lawyer who could unravel the West’s sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs.
As the Indian election continues, voters are concerned about corruption like never before. But will anything really change?
Happy talk isn't going to help Ukraine and Moldova deter Vladimir Putin.