China's Xixi wetlands provide a popular tourist destination as well as a reminder that we are all downstream.
In a three-day diary, Jason Motlagh examines how the Taliban is evolving to overcome the U.S. army's counter-insurgency tactics.
Afghani soldiers try to take control of public security in Kandahar and convince locals of the government's legitimacy over insurgents and criminals.
As the January 2011 referendum on secession for South Sudan approaches, a new survey gives insight into the thoughts of Darfuri refugees.
Nuns open new doors for Dominican sex workers, offering entrepreneurship training and medical assistance.
Was the Taliban behind the actions of a rogue Afghan army soldier who allegedly shot dead three British servicemen overnight while they slept?
He wakes up at five in the morning and washes away his deep-sea dreams, the hot water spilling off his balding crown, running down his goatee and his bulky paunch...
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is charged with orchestrating genocide by the International Criminal Court.
The International Criminal Court's judges on Monday charged Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir with orchestrating a bloody campaign of genocide against Darfur's three main ethnic groups, the first time the Hague-based court has accused a sitting head of state of committing the most egregious international crime.
The Dand district center is a novelty in the badlands of Kandahar province. As the seat of both the top government official and U.S. forces based in the area, it's a seductive target for Taliban militants looking to make a statement.
When I first started to research the idea of reporting on wetlands in China, the initial thing that I noticed was that there were some rather shocking statistics associated with the issue.
Late one brisk night in mid-June, Bongani Mdiki was having a beer at Willie's Tavern in Diepsloot, a township north of Johannesburg, South Africa, when men burst in to break his head.
Daniel Connolly's Blood Trade series for the Memphis Commericial-Appeal runs in the Mexico City-based newspaper Excelsior.