Bosnia and Herzegovina

Shades of Serbian massacres in Syrian violence

In the 1990s, thousands were massacred in the provinces of the former Yugoslavia. It took years, really, for the international community to intervene and stop the killing. Now some are worried the situation in Syria may devolve into that sort of mass killing -- if it hasn't already.

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Conflict & Justice

Wars don't end the way you think they do

When I first set out on this project in 2008, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were still raging. I wanted to know what it would take for those wars to end. It was almost a technical question: what conditions had to be in play for the shooting to stop? I suppose I was looking for a how-to manual....

Global Scan

This photo of male chauvinism in Delhi has gone viral

India has been engaged in a long debate over the way its women are treated. The latest battle in that ongoing war came on Twitter recently, when someone posted a picture of two men sitting on Delhi metro seats reserved for women. It didn't go over well. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Has Christopher Columbus' flagship been found off the coast of Haiti?

Christopher Columbus lost his flagship, the Santa María, on his first trip to North America and it has remained lost to history, until now. Meanwhile, NATO's successful intervention against Muammar Gaddafi gets a critical look, and Saudi Arabia tries to stop a disease by restricting affection for camels. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Dubai's traffic cops are getting Google Glasses

The Dubai police are hoping Google Glass will give them a leg up on traffic violators and criminals. In Turkey, though, a government official is being comforted after injuring his leg kicking a protester. And the CIA says it won't mix vaccine campaigns with its covert ops. Those stories and more in today's Global Scan.