March 31, 2014 /
What Afghanistan's election monitors pack for the most pivotal—and dangerous—political contest since 2001.
March 29, 2014 /
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly autocratic rule.
March 18, 2014 /
Intimate images from Crimea's referendum on independence. Most of the world condemned the vote as illegitimate.
March 17, 2014 /
Life imitates art in Crimea, where nothing seems real anymore except the tears and the vodka.
March 15, 2014 /
The motley Tatar self-defense units of Crimea anxiously patrol a homeland they fear will be ripped from them once again.
March 11, 2014 /
The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.
March 6, 2014 /
The angry Russian pensioners of Simferopol would rather have the old Soviet dictatorship than European democracy.
February 12, 2014 /
In Indonesia and the Philippines, abortions take place underground. The social costs of these women's secrets can be crushing.
January 23, 2014 /
A recent attack on a restaurant favored by foreigners in Afghanistan represents a strategic error for the Taliban.
January 21, 2014 /
With elections set to determine who will lead Afghanistan after foreign troops withdraw, the government had a plan to ensure legitimacy. Read about how it's been undone by a technicality.