Arguments against women driving in Saudi Arabia include that it may damage women's ovaries. But that isn't stopping women from organizing petitions, "drives" and dinners to fight back against the law.
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On the 90th anniversary of the Turkish Republic, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened the "Marmaray project," a train connecting Europe to Asia. Not everyone celebrated.
A clash at a Zambian mine reveals the tensions surrounding China’s growing investment in Africa.
Renewed efforts toward an Israeli-Palestinian peace process must take into account the ancient history of Jerusalem and its present narrative.
A wave of self-immolations sweeps Tibet.
As Zambians wonder why the fruits of lucrative contracts with the Chinese have not eased high poverty and unemployment levels, Zambia's government takes on Chinese investors with a new law.
Barack Obama did not visit Sheikh Jarrah on his trip to the Holy Land last month. Had he done so, he would have seen firsthand a trip wire to peace in the region.
Shiho Fukada documents the lives of disposable workers in Japan in stories that illustrate the global unemployment crisis.
When hundreds of Kurdish prisoners, citizens, and politicians committed to an indefinite hunger strike, Turkey nervously anticipated casualties. Then, on the 68th day, it ended. What did we learn?
In Iraq's Domiz Refugee Camp, Syrian refugees are preparing to fight for their country: Kurdistan.
Kurdish mayors lead hunger strike in an effort to promote peaceful negotiation, not violence.
At the International Conference on Family Planning in Dakar, a new study suggesting that hormonal contraception shots may double the risk of women becoming H.I.V.-positive created a stir.