Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has cursed world leaders, threatened to kill criminals and promised to eat the livers of terrorists, but Shibby de Guzman doesn’t seem intimidated.
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In a country that feels increasingly ambivalent about its role as Europe's humanitarian superpower, young Muslim activists are helping to integrate new waves of immigrants into Swedish society.
If nothing is done about the HIV/AIDS crisis in the Philippines, the country's outlook is grim.
They envision a future Europe in which they can feel fully at home. But as they seek the peaceful integration of Islam into European life, they face an array of forces aligned against them.
The garment factory workers toil for paltry wages. But such jobs give Bangladeshi girls a measure of independence in a traditional Muslim society.
The Philippines, no stranger to the culture wars over contraception, will soon learn whether a new law that requires the government to subsidize birth control for the poor is constitutional.
If contraceptives were made available to the 222 million women in poor countries who want to avoid pregnancy, it would avert an estimated 118,000 maternal deaths, according to a UN study.
United Nations demographers released official projections of the world's population -- and it's rising faster than expected.
Nairobi's Dandora Municipal Dump Site is the only location for waste in Kenya's capital. Disease and pollution from the dump spill into the households of nearly a million people.
Newly elected parliament member Safak Pavey has an agenda - she wants Turkey to actually implement their laws protecting disabled rights.
President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who once described ruling Yemen as dancing on the heads of snakes, has stayed in power for three decades through a clever mix of money, tribal ploys and government corru
Reporting from Cairo and Sana'a, Yemen
The terrorist who's dead is still alive.
A perverse contradiction? No, just another day in the Yemen news cycle, where rebels, separatists, extremists and government officials conjure a surreal world of spin, lies and propaganda. It makes one wonder if reality exists at all in this cruel and beautiful land.