Padua had one of the highest number of infected, hospitalized, and deceased due to the novel coronavirus. Touring the Padua hospital offers a glimpse at how proactive planning and strict lockdown measures have led to supreme dominance over the disease.
As the coronavirus spread across Italy and deeper into Europe, criminal groups worked their way into the health-care system.
Russia's militarized push into the devastated but mineral-rich Central African Republic is one step toward shifting Africa's power dynamic from West to East.
The United Nations and other organizations struggle to provide support to child soldiers in the Central African Republic.
Meet the women who chose to take up arms in one of Africa's most bitter conflicts.
From checkpoints to settlements, Israel is increasingly privatizing its control over parts of the West Bank. Some see this shift as an attempt to sustain the occupation.
Charles believed in the rebels' mission—but he never wanted to become one.
Legalizing trade in rhinoceros horns could help save the species, but some experts worry it might stimulate demand and encourage poachers.
The ancient Nile camel trade is crumbling, and with it the livelihoods of thousands of Egyptians and Sudanese. Climate change has claimed many of the grazing lands; war has also exacted a deadly cost.
The infamously polluted Ganges River supports a staggering 10 percent the world's population. If it continues to die so too may the hopes and dreams of modern India.
While Putin says he’s getting friendly signals from the U.S., he’s planning to topple the Ukraine government.
To the victor go the spoils, but in Syria’s largest city there won’t be much left.