Coverage of the Russian/Georgian conflict has rarely examined the impact of the occupation and its aftermath on writers and literature.
The recent arrest of war crimes suspect Radovan Karadzic has refocused the world's attention on Bosnia-Hercegovina.
A selection of stories from Africa that The World covered in 2007 and 2006:
Partial Russian withdrawal (October 8)
As the summer grinds down, I thought it was about time to toss out some titles of compelling international fiction and non-fiction that hasnâ€™t received the critical attention it deserves, either bec
Cheering, flag-waving crowds in the Chinese capital, Beijing, watched the Olympic torch on the final leg of its global relay.
What exactly does it mean to be Ukrainian?
Among the African countries hard hit by the AIDS epidemic is Uganda. Fifteen years ago, 18% of Ugandans were said to be HIV-positive. Since then, the infection rate has dropped dramatically.