Issues / Human Rights
Israel insists that Gaza isn't under blockade. So why are humanitarian aid vessels still turned away?
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
80 percent of people in the Arab world's poorest country are in danger of starving to death under a U.S.-backed blockade and bombing campaign.
Romania seemed to have dodged a bullet on nationalist extremism, but Journalist Petru Clej disagrees.
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course?
To Poles, “Smolensk” signifies not only the Russian city, but the circumstances surrounding the 2010 plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
Do the statements of Pope Francis represent institutional shifts or are they just window dressing?