Regions / Africa
Barack Obama is headed to Ethiopia. Will he speak up for the journalists and activists locked up by Washington's "war on terror" ally?
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.
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.
The G7 says they want to wean the world off climate-changing fuels. But not till 2100.
Francis recognizes that there's no way to stop climate change without confronting the way the world does business. That's huge.
Europe’s self-imposed migration crisis.
Ironically, a successful Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference means failure.
Nearly half of Nigeria's population is between 15 and 34. Those young people were key to the peaceful transition of power in Africa's most populous country.
An ill-advised American-supported Ethiopian invasion transformed Al-Shabab from a marginal player into a major force.
The Iran nuclear deal could provide momentum for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East — and eventually a nuclear-free world.