A surge of children crossing the U.S. border from Central America is bringing new scrutiny to the treatment of detained migrants. We discuss the debate about the reasons for the wave of young arrivals.
Afghans go to the polls in a presidential run-off between two candidates who are both former members of outgoing President Hamid Karzai's cabinet. We explore what new leadership means for everyday life in Afghanistan and the region.
Seven weeks after militants kidnapped almost 300 girls in northern Nigeria, the Nigerian military says where they are. The U.S. is one of four countries providing military assistance, raising questions about Nigeria's human rights record. We get an update.
Once nearly eradicated, increased concern over the spread of polio has prompted the World Health Organization to declare a global health emergency. The rare move comes as cases of the paralyzing virus, which can be fatal, spread outside...
Six pro-democracy bloggers, all founders of a group known as 'Zone9,' were arrested in Ethiopia last week along with three journalists. We talk to colleagues of the jailed bloggers about the move and the larger political landscape ahead of national elections in 2015.
According to a recent survey by The Washington Post, more than half the of the 2.6 million veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq are now struggling with issues related to their physical and mental health. The gunman who opened fire...
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