When the Islamic State threatened Kirkuk's borders, Kurdish peshmerga rushed in to protect it. But some of the city's residents see the presence of Kurdish forces as an occupying force.
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In a remote valley in Cambodia, a group of young monks join the Chong people in a fight to protect their forests, livelihood and heritage from the looming construction of a hydroelectric dam.
Several African countries are preemptively treating children for malaria after trials found the measure drastically lowers deaths. Will on-the-ground results be as promising?
What does the future hold for the Tonle Sap Lake, “Cambodia’s beating heart”?
Despite a lack of success in providing adequate healthcare for the poor, Gujarat plans to expand its state health insurance program.
The stigma attached to AIDS patients leads to discrimination in India's state-run hospitals.
Saudi Arabia is in the throes of far-reaching transformation. Will it destroy a partnership with the United States?
Poor rural healthcare contributes to high infant mortality rates in India's urban hospitals.
Providing adequate healthcare to India's massive and predominantly poor population is a daunting challenge.
Polio may have ended in India. But the country has now started new drive to get routine immunizations on track in the country, targeting other diseases such as measles, rubella, TB and hepatitis B.
India is about to complete three years without a single new polio case. Esha Chhabra interviews Deepak Kapur, who has been at the helm of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative Campaign since 2002.
Vanessa Gezari, author of a new book on the Afghanistan murder of social scientist Paula Loyd, says the US military still stumbles through an Afghan culture it barely understands.