Three men in suits walking in front of flags
All UN member nations — except the US — approved a UN pact regulating migration in July. Now Poland's Law and Justice party says it plans to oppose the pact, while Slovakia's government is concerned it may bring more migrants to the country than Slovakia is prepared to accept.
Children displaced from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah have a meal in a shelter in Sanaa, Yemen November 1, 2018.
As a deadline for peace talks ticks down, US Congressman Jim McGovern and Yemeni activist Hisham Al-Omeisy say peace will take more than a pause by the Saudis.
South Korean soldiers stand guard as construction equipment destroys a guard post in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas in Cheorwon, Nov. 15, 2018. 
After an exciting revival, diplomatic relations between North Korea and the United States are sputtering to a standstill — and it’s largely because the US won’t budge on sanctions, some experts say.
Djibouti City port, sundown.
Djibouti was once just a patch of desert in the Horn of Africa. Now, global militaries are hankering for a strategic position at its junction between Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Ocean. Locals don't always see what's so great about hosting the world's superpower enemies.
Gaza boy pushing wheelchair water
Humanitarian organizations fear the water crisis in Gaza is so acute, it may become uninhabitable by the year 2020.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
Reports state that maintenance and minor infrastructure improvements have been observed at some of the sites, despite the ongoing negotiations.
a street scene in addis ababa, ethiopia
US foreign policy is changing its stance toward Ethiopia, which is increasingly being drawn closer to a Saudi-led bloc as a cold war in the Gulf region opens up, the old forces — the US, UK and France — increasingly displaced by a new generation of Middle Eastern powers, with everyone racing to gain a foothold in what is becoming one of the world’s most militarized regions.
a korean soldier's face
Six South Koreans tell us about their first memories of conflict, their impressions of North Korea and whether or not they think Seoul and Pyongyang are on the path to reunification.
Daniel Alemán wears a black shirt in a room with two paintings on the wall and a blurry bouquet of flowers.
Innocent youth are getting swept up in El Salvador's crackdown in their war on gangs. Daniel Alemán, 23, walked free after spending over a year behind bars on trumped-up extortion charges in El Salvador. Others are not so lucky.
Crowded homes and buildings stacked on a hill.
Palestinian Christians have lived as refugees in Lebanon's Dbayeh camp for nearly 70 years under strict labor laws and with limited land rights. With an influx of Syrian refugees to the camp since 2012, living conditions have become dire.

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