The Nile serves as a lifeline to millions of people across East Africa and Egypt but is under threat from population growth, pollution and climate change.
Iona Craig reports from the largely abandoned village of al Ghayil, Yemen, speaking to those who survived the raid by U.S. forces.
A new report from the Women’s Refugee Commission documents deteriorating conditions for refugees trapped in Greece. Host Jeb Sharp speaks with reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Lesbos.
Demand for good quality end-of-life care has grown globally as more people live longer with chronic conditions.
Meet the Sri Lankan monk who's sees good karma in organ and tissue donation.
There is a worldwide shortage of corneas for transplant operations. However one country is doing its best to satisfy demand without seeking any reward—at least in this life.
To combat the values of groups like IS and a regime that doesn't represent them, a group of young Syrians tries to pass its values of non-violence, pluralism and hope to Syrian children.
Jordan hosts 29,000 Iraqi refugees, new and old. As media attention shifts to the huge Syrian influx, Iraqis spend months or years limbo, struggling to get by without assistance.
A mother joins a trial in Cape Town to find out her risks of passing her drug-resistant form of tuberculosis on to her daughter.
Grantee Fiona Lloyd-Davies directed and produced a BBC Newsnight segment investigating whether DRC soldiers were ordered to rape women.
Louie Palu explains how he met Frank, a long-term drug addict, in Ciudad Juarez while working on a project focusing on the troubled US-Mexican border.
Cancer treatment in the developing world tends to be primitive or non-existent. It's not a priority for aid donors - there is a mistaken tendency to see it as a disease of the rich.