Full story - July 10, 2018
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerk embrace
The offer of an olive branch from Ethiopia to Eritrea has led to a stunning rapprochement that appears to have ended decades of animosity, pain and ruin.
Full story - July 17, 2018
Many believe that women were key to the success of Armenia’s "Velvet Revolution." But that has not translated into greater political representation.
Full story - July 09, 2018
Migrants rest in a dorm destroyed during the Bosnian 1992-1995 war, in Bihac, Bosnia-Herzegovina, May 11, 2018.
Bosnia, a small mountainous country with a population of around 3.5 million, recorded only 775 migrant arrivals for the whole of 2017. The country's minister of security said that 7,128 migrants had been registered since the beginning of 2018.
Full story - July 06, 2018
Muhanned Qaiconie, a co-founder of Berlin's first Arabic-language public library, looks at books in the collection. “All kinds of people come here,” he said. “We have older generations of Arabic speakers, new readers, seasoned bookworms, aspiring writers
As anti-refugee blowback forces Chancellor Angela Merkel to close the country's doors, an Arabic-language library and cultural center in Berlin seeks mutual understanding.
Full story - July 04, 2018
coca leaves in a man's hands in Colombia
Coca leaf, the substance used to make cocaine, should be legalized in Colombia in order to aid the peace process and help grow the country’s economy, a new report argues.
Full story - July 03, 2018
A demonstrator holds a copy of the Polish Constitution
Poland enacted a controversial new reform to its Supreme Court forcing nearly 40 percent of its judges into early retirement in what observers say is the latest in a string of attempts by the nationalist government to control the country’s judiciary system.
Full story - July 02, 2018
Pride has been banned for four years running in Turkey, and the ban has turned what was a celebration into a protest. Every year the police come armed with tear gas and rubber bullets to clear the protesters, yet every year the protestors return.
Full story - July 03, 2018
Men and women are walking in the streets of Kampala holding placards with messages in support of women's rights.
Protesters gathered in an historic march to demand answers and accountability after the murders of more than 40 women.
Full story - June 28, 2018
A woman burns a portrait of ousted President Mohamed Mursi at the funeral of Egyptian public prosecutor Hisham Barakat, on the second anniversary of the June 30 protests, in Cairo, Egypt, June 30, 2015.
Egypt's "second revolution" unleashed a fierce crackdown which is showing no signs of slowing down. Here's now it happened.
Full story - June 28, 2018
Migrants are brought aboard a Save the Children rescue boat
Our reporter was invited on a migrant rescue trip organized by Save the Children. Unbeknownst to everyone on the boat, including us, he wasn’t the only person aboard working for someone else.