For Afghans who are struggling with the question of whether to leave or stay in their country, the debate goes beyond wanting to improve their lives — it is about survival.
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Ankita Rao reports on a revolutionary palliative care program in Kerala, India, that has successfully addressed one of the world's most difficult health challenges.
After nearly two years, it’s time to recognize what can’t be changed and what’s best for the peninsula.
Earlier this year, Ukraine began the process of reforming one of its most oppressive institutions: its police force.
At a college in Kurdish Syria, Rojava tries to train its future leaders.
Upon release with their children from south Texas family immigration detention centers, mothers are tracked by GPS ankle monitors as they fight deportation orders.
From Central America, thousands of children fleeing poverty and danger make multiple attempts to reach the United States despite increased efforts by Mexico to turn them back.
The 2015 Nepal earthquakes threatened to exacerbate the ongoing struggle with waterborne diseases by damaging already fragile sewer systems that leak pathogens into the water supply.
Yana Paskova witnessed communist Bulgaria's transition to capitalism after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Now, she chronicles Cuba's recent slow evolution, noting parallels to her own youth.
Peru's indigenous tribes depend on dwindling resources in disappearing forests. As they increasingly emerge from the jungle, these hunter gatherers face unfamiliar pathogens, people, and laws.
After years of working in an illegal gold mine, He Quangui, of China's Shaanxi Province, battles silicosis—an irreversible and painful lung disease.
In Vietnam, rural areas still lack tuberculosis vaccines and accurate diagnostic tools. The GeneXpert machine has improved TB diagnosis and spurred a wave of innovations in TB testing.