Criminal indictments for defamation have more than doubled in South Korea, chilling free speech and giving pause to critics of President Park Geun-hye and her party.
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a look at the grim prospects for disabled North Koreans.
The 10-year drone-war killing spree has unleashed the seeds of its own destruction: a nonviolent resistance movement.
The six-month interim agreement between Iran and the P5+1 powers will echo through the decades if it can bring Washington and Tehran in from the cold.
Somalia's power-sharing system has failed.
Palestinians should not lend their name to a charade of endless negotiations while historic Palestine disappears.
Is a green energy revolution on the global agenda?
We need a national climate response to match the scale of the Philippines typhoon and the extreme weather happening in other parts of the world.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua, built by China, is a tangible signal that the United States can't set the terms of the world economy forever.
Democratic and political reforms in Burma have been uneven and halting.