Some officials are acting based on sectarian motives, and not according to the laws of the state.
For months, Nyabany and her five children had avoided the gunfire. But they were dying all the same.
PrEP drugs like Truvada can drastically lower the risk of HIV transmission. But young women in South Africa are pushing for a different kind of change.
By legalizing coca- the key ingredient in cocaine--Bolivia has reduced crops and narco-conflict. But Washington disapproves.
In Cambodia and across the remote forests of the world, a rising boom in the illegal sale of wood, land, and minerals has turned the environmental beat into a new kind of conflict journalism.
Since Hugo Chávez's death in March 2013, Venezuela has spiraled into a crisis. Now as the social, economic and political deadlock deepen, the future seems ever more uncertain.
Paraguay is the largest marijuana producing nation in South America, and it's government is fighting an old school war to stop the cultivation, sparking corruption and human rights abuses.
Iran has been unable to repatriate most of the sanctions money.
European corporations are looking at huge potential profits in Iran while US counterparts are hobbled by continuing, unilateral sanctions prohibiting trade.
Young voters will play a key role in the outcome of Iran's parliamentary elections
The West has long portrayed Iran as an aggressive supporter of terrorism. But Iranians see themselves as victims of terrorist attacks by the West. So who's the bad guy?
The US and European powers claimed to impose "smart sanctions" that only punished Iran's leaders. In reality, that's not how it worked.