May 29, 2008 /
World Politics Review
MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan — As the United States prepares for its presidential election, many Afghans are anxiously watching the race that will bring an end to the administration that triggered the...
May 28, 2008 /
Christian Science Monitor
Kathmandu and Chitwan, Nepal - Nepal's peace process has advanced with relative stability in recent weeks despite major changes it is bringing in the country.
May 23, 2008 /
World Vision Report
Chala Ahmed had a dream. He wanted to build a waterfront home for his family on the shores of Lake Haramaya, in eastern Ethiopia. Now, that's impossible. The lake has dried up. Lakes around the world...
May 21, 2008 /
World Water Day on March 22 reminds us of the 1 billion people on Earth who lack easy access to the water most of us take for granted. Global climate change is making that struggle worse, as we see...
May 20, 2008 /
International Affairs Journal (Berkeley)
"Just breathe," I comforted myself as I shuffled slowly through the dusty gravel. "One breath with each step," I repeated raggedly as 50 pounds of brackish water sloshed rhythmically against the...
May 15, 2008 /
Daily Nation (Kenya)
As the first rays of sunlight streak into Lake Victoria, Idi Otwoma and his two sons leave their village, pick up their nets and board their old wooden boat for the port of Kisumu.
The sales from his...
May 13, 2008 /
PRI's The World
Kenyan farmers are troubled by their newest neighbors — elephants. A growing elephant population is destroying crops and creating violent confrontations. Jessica Partnow reports on a plan to reign in...
May 9, 2008 /
The San Francisco Chronicle
Srinagar, India -- Bullet holes are still visible along the commercial heart of Kashmir's capital, reminders of past gunbattles, bombings and suicide attacks that used to be an almost daily...
May 8, 2008 /
U.S. News and World Report
TEHRAN, IRAN—Illyas, 20, precariously straddles two worlds. At home with his family, he's a devout Christian who wears a silver cross around his neck, devotionally reads the Bible, and, on the...
May 3, 2008 /
The United Nations' International Narcotics Control Board recently made the announcement that Peru and Bolivia should, once and for all, outlaw the chewing of coca.
Those are fighting words in...