Regions / Africa
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
The most effective treatment for Ebola might be having white skin.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Instead of encouraging Cuban doctors to defect, the United States should be working with them to stop the spread of Ebola.
With a U.S.-trained military officer now running Burkina Faso, will Washington press for a democratic transition or legitimize a military coup?
Burkina Faso, known as the “land of upright men” (pace women), forced long-time president Blaise Compaoré to resign.
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
Nigeria and Senegal have declared victory on Ebola even as healthcare workers in Texas contract it.
While the Ebola virus is spreading globally, its impact will mostly felt in the world’s poorer regions, especially Africa and the Asian subcontinent.
Three-quarters of Ebola victims are women, with caretakers especially at risk.