April 8, 2010 /
In May 2008, long-simmering tensions between the Sudan People's Liberation Army of the south and government forces from the north boiled over into violent clashes in the town of Abyei, causing an...
April 7, 2010 /
Decades of civil war in southern Sudan has have hindered the population's access to clean water and allowed some parasites to persist. But international efforts have made headway on one particular...
April 4, 2010 /
Virginia Quarterly Review
The burn ward at Herat regional hospital is the best public facility of its kind in Afghanistan. It was opened with American aid money to handle the influx of women setting themselves on fire to...
April 2, 2010 /
Sudan's first multi-party presidential and parliamentary elections in 24 years are set for April 11, but with just days to go, the main opposition presidential candidate has withdrawn from the race,...
April 1, 2010 /
National Geographic (China)
Photographer Sean Gallagher's 12-page photo-essay 'China's Growing Sands' is featured in the April 2010 edition of National Geographic China. The work focuses on the subject of environmental crisis...
March 24, 2010 /
The Kolahoi glacier in Kashmir is receding at a rate of nearly 10 feet (3 meters) a year.
March 22, 2010 /
The southern parts of Yemen were part of the independent, pro-Soviet nation of South Yemen until 1994.
In these southern provinces, opposition to the central government is growing. Some fear that...
March 18, 2010 /
In Ethiopia, where lack of access to water is a significant issue, aid groups have found that local involvement in establishing water wells betters the chances that they will last. Fred de Sam Lazaro...
March 17, 2010 /
In an article on how he brings foreign news reporting to new audiences, photojournalist Iason Athanasiadis pays tribute to the Pulitzer Center for funding his past reporting projects in Iran, Turkey...
March 16, 2010 /
SANAA, Yemen — On the streets of Sanaa, an angry crowd gathers around a gas delivery truck. Children run down the alleyways rolling gas canisters in front of them, men wave their money at the...