Saleem Khan Rody is governor of one of the most strategic spots in Afghanistan. He has attracted major projects, including a $75 million investment in a power plant. The Taliban are out to stop him.
Can Nicaragua prevent an infiltration of drugs, gangs and narco-violence? It may already be too late.
Some of the worst massacres after the 2010 Ivory Coast presidential election took place in the western part of the country where people are still living in refugee camps.
Up to 3 million Burmese migrants have flooded into Thailand where employers are taking advantage, mistreating them and often paying little more than slave wages.
Desperate to escape political and economic suffering, many Burmese migrate to Thailand only to discover things can get worse. Millions become victims of exploitation and human trafficking.
The refugee crisis in Kenya is not new--it has developed and grown significantly since the eruption of Somalia's civil war in 1991.
NGO workers in Kenya, though grateful for the recent influx of aid dollars, are frustrated with the current state of chaos. They want to establish long-term development programs to avoid famines.
Hundreds of thousands of Somalis have fled their country to escape famine, but they are not finding significant improvement in living conditions when they arrive at the Dadaab complex.
The drought plaguing the horn of Africa has forced hundreds of thousands of Somalians to flee to Kenya where they have settled in makeshift camps near the Dadaab complex.
Thousands of young Belarusians are protesting in the streets and on social networking sites against President Lukashenko's policies.
As Thailand's parliamentary elections approach, courting voters has become a creative visual endeavor. But despite a myriad of choices, only two parties will have a real impact on the elections.
According to a report released by the U.S. State Department, about 12,000 Nepali children and women are trafficked to Indian brothels every year.