Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The new NGOs are designed to both provide direct service and to put pressure on the increasingly authoritarian Slovakian government.
Sepulchre of repeated images / Won't someone shatter the pure reflection of glass?
After a contentious and disputed election, Nepal's centrist parties are struggling to reach an accord with the Maoists who helped bring down the country's monarchy.
“Countdown” by Alan Weisman: required reading for earthlings.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
German Parliament member Reinhard Weisshuhn, once an East German dissident, seeks to provide an infusion of human rights into current German politics.
2013 had its fair share of bad news, but it was also a year of extraordinary activism.
Recep Tayyio Erdogan’s political instincts seem to have deserted him.
Civilians are the innocent victims of U.S. use of an unproven technology ― drones.
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.