From checkpoints to settlements, Israel is increasingly privatizing its control over parts of the West Bank. Some see this shift as an attempt to sustain the occupation.
Charles believed in the rebels' mission—but he never wanted to become one.
Legalizing trade in rhinoceros horns could help save the species, but some experts worry it might stimulate demand and encourage poachers.
The ancient Nile camel trade is crumbling, and with it the livelihoods of thousands of Egyptians and Sudanese. Climate change has claimed many of the grazing lands; war has also exacted a deadly cost.
The infamously polluted Ganges River supports a staggering 10 percent the world's population. If it continues to die so too may the hopes and dreams of modern India.
While Putin says he’s getting friendly signals from the U.S., he’s planning to topple the Ukraine government.
To the victor go the spoils, but in Syria’s largest city there won’t be much left.
Nurses, grave-diggers, and hospital staff worked tirelessly to stop the Ebola crisis in West Africa, but many frontline workers went uncompensated. Amy Maxmen's e-book tells their stories.
Ukraine's official language is Ukrainian, but Russian still dominates newspapers, TV shows, and businesses. Efforts to promote the Ukrainian language raise the question: who is really in charge?
Did NGOs profit from the Ebola epidemic while frontline nurses and other healthworkers went unpaid?
Gone are the days of gushers – we’re coaxing out glue, and struggling to move it after that. With oil prices crashing, are oil companies going to regret going after East Africa's waxy crude?
How indigenous crops can help bring food security to Ethiopia.