August 6, 2014 /
Most women in Niger marry at the onset of puberty and are expected to continue having as many children as their bodies will allow until they reach menopause.
August 5, 2014 /
For sheer death-defying excitement, go for a ride on one of Bangkok’s ubiquitous motorcycle taxis.
July 31, 2014 /
Buddhist monks in Cambodia are leading a protest to save the environment.
July 29, 2014 /
In this interview, George P. Schultz discusses Latin America, nuclear disarmament, and the origins of the war on drugs.
July 28, 2014 /
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
July 24, 2014 /
Victims of domestic violence, mental and physical abuse, and child marriage have a sanctuary in the only shelter of its kind in Niger, a country of 17 million.
July 23, 2014 /
A journey by road, ferry, and military plane across northern Mali reveals the scars of the jihadist occupation—and signs of a still-smoldering conflict.
July 22, 2014 /
A trillion dollars worth of heavy crude has attracted the world's oil titans to western Canada. The impact is colossal.
July 21, 2014 /
The challenges of population growth, environmental degradation, food security, and even violent extremism can be traced back to issues with girls’ health, education and human rights.
July 15, 2014 /
When it comes to treating TB in Vietnam, it does not much good to only meet the funding gaps halfway.