Up to 100 million people are set to attend India's Kumbh Mela that occurs every 12 years, despite fears over a COVID-19 surge.
Although Brazil is formally a democracy, the practice of torture is ongoing, especially for Black Brazilians. Soccer creates an illusion of fairness is which is increasingly hard to sustain.
Western leaders learned the hard way 25 years ago that conflict in the Balkans can become ethnic cleansing. Add Russia into the mix, and Montenegro's new problems are US and European problems, too.
This ancient ecosystem showed that the ice sheet had melted to the ground in northern Greenland within the past million years.
Afghan women interviewed about current talks between the government and the Taliban say there is no going back. Taliban fundamentalist rule in the 1990s forced women into poverty and subservience.
Words matter, according to an immigration scholar. It is far easier to deny the humanity of an "alien" than to do so for a "noncitizen."
The US Armed Forces run 14 programs in over 150 countries, providing education and training for roughly 70,000 foreign military personnel each year. What, if anything, are they learning?
The Biden administration is trying to shore up SNAP, a mainstay of the safety net, as part of its new plans.
Muslim women say the practice of wearing masks during the pandemic has given them more confidence to wear religious face coverings in public.
India's most populous state has brought in a law to police interreligious marriages, known as the 'love jihad' law. Here is what that means.