Costa Rican lawyer Roberto Zamora sued his government for supporting the Bush administration's illegal war in Iraq—and won.
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
Violence against civilians is endemic in Indian Kashmir, where activists are fighting back against a culture of official impunity.
Darren Aronofsky’s film "Noah" sends a clear message: take care of the earth or the consequences will be fatal.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
Europe is way ahead of the U.S. in curbing dangerous high-speed financial speculation that adds nothing of value to the economy.
Throughout Europe, extremist right-wing parties have been on the rise and radical ideas are gaining traction.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.
Do the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks herald the end of the two-state solution? If so, what comes next?