Terror and religious extremism challenge a state unaccustomed to martyrdom narratives. Can a country doing business all over the world really avoid other peoples' politics?
Iranian asylum seekers in Germany are converting to Christianity and filling pews in churches across Germany. What's the reason for this phenomenon?
They can see the global culture via satellite television, but cannot touch it, except to purchase the veneer on Amazon.
A close call on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone, where the epidemic has ended but fear of the disease persists.
Some West Africans who have beat the deadly disease are now going blind—and doctors, unsure if treatment would unleash the virus back into the population, are powerless to help them.
Authoritarian leaders like the Gambia's Yahya Jammeh seem to relish the West's wealth. Why doesn’t the United States use that against them?
What happened when 11 exiles armed themselves for a violent night in the Gambia.
New infections in the country have skyrocketed, even as they’re declining worldwide. Cebu City, one of the hardest-hit areas, is struggling to control the drug use that’s spreading the virus.
When Good Tech Goes Bad: One Indigenous Community’s Struggle with Technology.
Tunisia’s democratic success has generated a worrying byproduct: religious extremism.
In the devoutly Catholic Philippines, divorce violates social and religious tradition. For those in unhappy marriages, the law remains rigid.
When pro-democracy protests failed, one Jordanian teen made a fateful decision: to fight for al-Qaeda.