Traffic has turned Kathmandu into less than a Shangri-la. Motorbikes, narrow alleys and muddy streets spoil the charm and safety of the city.
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Drought-tolerant corn is off-limits to Tanzanian farmers as outside groups debate the best approach for easing hunger across Africa.
Months after the deadliest incident in garment manufacturing history, many survivors, families and rescue workers are desperate—and receiving little aid.
Ten years ago Laura Spero decided to bring badly needed oral health care to remote Nepali villages. She had no idea what challenges lay ahead.
In Nigeria take care when weaving through the city streets: Don't count on impatient drivers slowing down.
The mission to secure an abandoned Soviet nuclear testing site and a potential plutonium “mine” has taken 17 years and a remarkable weaving of intelligence, diplomacy and engineering.
Cheap Chinese-made motorcycles far outnumber cars on Jakarta's roads—and they have become a major safety hazard.
I got used to watching Bamako's scooters carry strange things as they weave through the city's dusty streets. What I hadn't seen, until Thursday, was a scooter with an upside-down sheep.
An eerie silence has fallen over President Obama’s confusing policy toward the civil war in Syria.
The Catholic Church claimed a victory in March when the Supreme Court put a 120-day hold on the implementation of a new reproductive health law that would provide contraceptives to poor families.
Tension and despair are driving greater numbers of stateless Rohingyas to tempt fate on the open sea.
Jason Motlagh reports on the expansion of a copper mine that has pitted the Burmese government against villagers and Buddhist monks.