Inside the high-profile campaign by Washington politicians, NGO do-gooders, and celebrities to create an independent South Sudan--whether it's a disaster or not.
Are things so bad that Ivory Coast misses its former tyrant?
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, facing trial in The Hague, still has support despite allegations of war crimes.
The naval buildup in the Caspian Sea is amplifying regional tensions. It's Russia versus Iran, with three post-Soviet states—and trillions of dollars in oil—in the middle.
Mali is now a nation divided, with no happy ending in sight.
With thousands of active fighters, the insurgency in Dagestan is now reportedly the largest in the Caucasus.
Prostitution is still legal in Turkey, but this Muslim country is cracking down on the sex trade.
As the public health community shifts its focus to family planning, Mae Azango reminds us of the ongoing need for quality maternal care.
USAID head Rajiv Shah explains his agency's effort to integrate development and emergency intervention while emphasizing public-private partnerships in long-term development programs.
The high cost of China's economic miracle: A generation of children left behind when parents work in factories hundreds of miles from home.
Breakneck growth has created China's economic miracle. But will the destruction of families prove to be too high a cost?
A photographic tour of the toxic otherworld in Dandora--Nairobi's mountainous wasteland.