Less rain and higher temperatures mean herders in Algeria are increasingly struggling to make ends meet.
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On paper, the au pair program is a cultural exchange program. But for many people, the motivations are economic relief rather than cultural immersion.
'Invisible' Tibetan refugees in Nepal struggle to rebuild despite being left out of the government earthquake relief and recovery fund.
Health experts are worried about "downstream" HIV infections—when the virus spreads to people not typically at risk of HIV, like children who acquire the virus through mother-to-child transmission.
It was a hushed-up contract for one of Africa’s biggest land deals, signed with the backing of two authoritarians who have since been deposed. Naturally, I wanted a copy.
A series of small changes—a wall to capture rainwater, expanded vegetable gardens and more efficient wood stoves—are helping families eke out an existence in one of the world's poorest countries.
The Ganges River—Ganga in Hindi—begins over 3,000 meters above sea level on the Indian side of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains, but for many its story begins in the matted hair of Lord Shiva.
Mali agreed to lease Libya 100,000 hectares of farmland in a 2008 agreement called the Malibya project. The deal has been controversial as local farmers believe they could be displaced.
Urban farmers in Bamako are growing food on some of the most expensive land in Mali's capital in what they call a "land occupation."
After several years of violence, Tuareg rebels said they were still not ready to sign a planned peace deal with the government.
Pulitzer Center grantee Chris Arsenault visits rebel-held Northern Mali where local warlords and international aid workers conduct business with a handshake.
Vila Mimosa, Rio’s largest prostitution zone, is a world away from the image of the “happy” prostitute learning English or the boutique “love motel” commonly associated with sex-for-sale in Brazil.