When journalist Anjan Sundaram travelled to Rwanda in 2009, he encountered a repressive government that targeted and imprisoned the journalists he worked with. His experience opened his eyes to the courage needed to report on the stories and people that…
By Larisa Epatko
The air pollution has gotten so bad in Delhi, India, that authorities have advised people with breathing problems to stay inside and closed 6,000 schools for most of the week.
By Larisa Epatko
Balai Citoyen in Burkina Faso is working with the U.S. Institute of Peace to find ways to crack down on crime lawfully when there are groups eager to take matters into their own hands.
President Trump got a lavish welcome in Beijing, part of his marathon trip around Asia. But as Mr. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare to talk business, they find themselves in sharply contrasting political circumstances, which could complicate U.S.
Top-level foreign service personnel cuts at the State Department is the subject of pointed new criticism by a former U.S. ambassador. In a letter written for the Foreign Service Journal, Barbara Stephenson of the American Foreign Service Association railed against…
By Miles O'Brien
As Cuba tries to open up its economy and lure western investment through tourism, environmentalists are working to prove that protection of the environment can also be a profitable pursuit. By developing the island's ecotourism, scientists hope to stimulate the…
By Erica R. Hendry
We asked analysts about what Trump’s speech means for North Korea, the U.S. and its relationship with American allies across Asia.
By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Iraq's highest-ranking Sunni leader said Tuesday the growing influence of Iranian-backed Shiite militias looms as the nation's most pressing future security threat and called for bolstering U.S. military aid to Sunni forces.
Red flag-draped rallies in Moscow marked the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution on Tuesday. But despite the demonstrations, the crimes of the past and faded memories have made some Russians ambivalent about the centenary.
By Jane Ferguson
Saudi Arabia had seemingly given up on attempting to curb Iran and Hezbollah’s growing influence in Lebanon under the previous King Abdullah. This is a course of action Bin Salman is determined to reverse.
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