When the Colombian army defeated the FARC guerrillas, ending decades of conflict, General Mario Montoya was hailed a hero. But then it was revealed that thousands of "insurgents" executed by the army were in fact innocent men.
The Pakistani city’s railway is a hit with passengers, but critics say worker deaths and huge debt are too high a price to pay.
U.S., Russian, Canadian, and Chinese forces are taking an active role in the polar region, but the real threat is the rapidly changing climate.
The push for hydropower is inadvertently causing long-term environmental damage to traditional hunting grounds on Inuit public lands.
From jungle stakeouts to burning drug dealers’ property, a group of mothers is willing to do whatever it takes to free their community from addiction.
Ecuadorian indigenous groups hope innovation will reduce amount of oil taken from forest only to be brought back as pollution.
In his photojournalism series Gayropa, Bradley Secker profiles individuals from around the world who have made the difficult decision to migrate to Europe and claim asylum because of their sexuality.
Native American women and girls are targeted at rates that far outweigh other American women, and are 10 times more likely to be murdered.
A bird in the Amazon has shattered the record for the loudest call to be recorded, reaching the same volume as a pneumatic drill.
After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was promised but never built.
Activists say Dominican immigrants are subject to police profiling and brutality, and are also being targeted for deportation.
Activists say police racially profile black communities, despite Puerto Rico’s image as a melting pot without racial problems.