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Launched April 18, 2011 Peter DiCampo
Instead of a return to peace and prosperity, Ivory Coast’s long-delayed presidential elections marked a return to brutal conflict—and with it, a severe humanitarian crisis.
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Launched April 6, 2011 Max Delany, Marc Hofer
Uganda’s Karamoja region, home to tribes of cattle-herding, Kalashnikov-wielding nomads, has been trapped in a cycle of violence and poverty for generations.
Images by Bénédicte Kurzen, Nigeria, 2011
Launched April 4, 2011 Joe Bavier, Bénédicte Kurzen
Sectarian violence sparked by a deepening rift between Nigeria's Muslims and Christians has killed thousands over the past decade and threatens the future unity of Africa's most populous nation.
Image by Mary Wiltenberg, Tanzania. 2011
Launched March 31, 2011 Mary Wiltenburg
Refugee Neema John has been offered a home in America. She’s torn: should she and her 6-year-old son stay in their close-knit Tanzanian slum, or join their family in the unknown?
Image by Roberto Lovato, El Salvador, 2011
Launched March 22, 2011 Roberto Lovato
President Obama wants to put U.S.-Latin America relations on a new path. But his drug and security policies indicate that the more the U.S. stance toward the region changes, the more it stays the same.
Image by Anna Badkhen, Afghanistan, 2011
Launched March 8, 2011 Anna Badkhen
During the year that is supposed to determine Afghanistan’s future, Anna Badkhen gives readers a longer look at a deeply fissured nation that has endured war almost incessantly for millennia.
Workers stream out of factories for their 11:30am lunch in the Longgang district, a hub of manufacturing in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. Image by Jocelyn Baun. China, 2011.
Launched March 2, 2011 Adam Matthews, Jocelyn Baun
As China’s Pearl River Delta region moves toward higher-skilled manufacturing, a network of former migrant workers is organizing, educating and empowering the area’s workforce.
Image by Meg Jones, 2011
Launched February 25, 2011 Meg Jones
An American military medical facility has become one of the most active organ donor hospitals in Germany. That’s because a high percentage of mortally wounded U.S. troops are donating their organs in a country where organ donation is still a verboten topic.
Guantanamo Bay. Image by Tyler Cabot, Cuba, 2011.
Launched February 16, 2011 Tyler Cabot
The tribunal of Noor Uthman Muhammed, the first terrorism suspect to be tried at Guantánamo Bay.
A woman in Sernovodsk, Chechnya, holds a picture of her brother, allegedly killed by Russian security forces in 2004. Image by Tom Parfitt, Chechnya, 2004.
Launched February 16, 2011 Tom Parfitt
Ten years after the end of full scale war in Chechnya, a smoldering insurgency has spread to neighboring republics in the North Caucasus region of southern Russia.
Image by Ellen Knickmeyer. Tunisia, 2011.
Launched January 27, 2011 Ellen Knickmeyer
Ellen Knickmeyer has been traveling the Arab world from the first weeks of the revolutions to tell the story of the frustrated young generation at the heart of the unrest.
Launched January 21, 2011 James Whitlow Delano
For the “little peoples” - a reference to both physical stature and political clout - loss of the rainforests to loggers and palm oil plantations has been a high price to pay for bio-fuel production.
A clinical trial consent form. Image by Kelly Hearn. Peru, 2010.
Launched January 17, 2011 Kelly Hearn
Big drug companies are increasingly going overseas to test new drugs and devices on patients. It’s a good deal for the companies, but what about consumers?
Launched December 28, 2010 Fred de Sam Lazaro
Four months after the epic Indus River floods, farmland in the southern Sindh province remains under water.
Image by Anup Kaphle. Nepal, 2010.
Launched December 28, 2010 Anup Kaphle, Habiba Nosheen
After being sold in the brothels of India for as little as $300, many Nepali girls who have been rescued from sex trafficking are now finding ways to empower themselves in their home country.
Launched December 27, 2010 Samantha Danis
One woman dies every 90 seconds from pregnancy-related complications somewhere in the world. The Belize Ministry of Health is improving access, coverage, and quality of maternal health care in hopes of someday no longer being one of those places.
Image by Elan Gepner, Brazil, 2010.
Launched December 27, 2010 Elan Gepner
Through literacy programs, empowerment training and the arts, NGOs in the favelas of Brazil are providing youth new opportunities and finding sustainable ways to create a more equitable future for a country long divided by poverty and violence.
Launched December 26, 2010 Fred de Sam Lazaro
The search for jobs fuels population growth of at least 500,000 per year in India's capital city of New Delhi.  Access to drinking water is a daily scramble.
A miner in Colombia. Image by Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, 2010.
Launched December 15, 2010 Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, Lorenzo Morales
The government in Colombia has to choose between guarding its unique ecosystems or boosting its economy with mining. The decision could exhaust or recast Colombia’s long, agonizing armed conflict.
Launched December 14, 2010
A post-quake exploration through poetry. A special feature with poetry by Kwame Dawes, photography by Andre Lambertson.
Image by Alex Rozier, Guatemala, 2010.
Launched November 16, 2010 Alex Rozier, Sarah Hill
More than 20 million people worldwide are effectively immobile. One Mid-Missouri group is working to change that unfortunate reality in Guatemala, but the work they do won’t conquer the culture that crawls.
Launched November 12, 2010 Peter Gwin
In the heart of the Sahara Desert and amidst of some of the world’s biggest uranium reserves, terrorists, smugglers and bandits threaten to seize control of northern parts of Mali and Niger.
Image by Mark Jeevaratnam, South Africa, 2010.
Launched November 9, 2010 Mark Jeevaratnam
During the summer of 2010, the world flooded South Africa through ticket turnstiles or television sets for the highly-anticipated FIFA World Cup. How is the nation reacquainting with daily life now that international football fans have boarded their planes home? And how can grassroot soccer games...
Launched September 20, 2010 Paul Franz
As Haiti continues its recovery from the January earthquake, reconstruction in the country takes many forms.

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