Syria was once home to a robust, highly educated middle class.
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In Russia, the stigma around AIDS is so strong it has hindered response and allowed the disease to spread.
Amidst a state-sanctioned drug war that has stoked fear and silenced dissent, the Catholic Church is emerging as possibly the only institution strong enough to stand up to President Duterte.
The Bavarian city of Traunreut is working to integrate 600 refugees. Some locals are helping. Others are rallying against the arrivals. It's a challenging situation for everyone.
The Daas family has been without a home since early 2015. After ISIS invaded their hometown of Palmyra, Syria, they are now trying to rebuild their lives in Germany.
How Myanmar's oil palm industry can contribute to an illegal, multi-billion dollar seafood industry.
Under Hungary's controversial hard-line anti-immigrants regulations all asylum seekers are locked up.
The White House called a Navy SEAL raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen a success. Yemenis call it the last straw.
A new de-radicalization program provides a window into Sudan's efforts to fight extremism, while maintaining legitimacy with its Islamist base.
Like many journalists in Somalia, they have been targeted by Al-Shabab. But despite the dangers they face at home, under the EU-Turkey agreement they face likely deportation back to Turkey.
Climate scientist Gordon Hamilton died in Antarctica recently when his snowmobile plunged into a deep glacial crevasse. His research in Antarctica and Greenland focused on the relationship between melting ice sheets and rising sea levels.