Doctors call it “a concussion without concussion.” But what’s causing it? The medical mystery continues.
COMMENTARY: Chinese state media often hypes American problems and foibles to redirect attention away from China’s poor human rights records. And yet, when it comes to American gun violence, it takes a measured tone.
Civilians in Syria are bearing the brunt of a new onslaught by Russian and government forces against the last rebel-held areas of the country.
In February 2017, Italy and Libya signed an agreement to try to slow the arrival of migrants across the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe, with Italy giving logistical and financial support to Libya's coast guard. Since then, migrant sea arrivals in Europe have declined, and so have drownings, but many migrants returned to Libya face abusive detention.
The Refugees and Asylum Seekers Movement in Caserta argues that undocumented migrants need "protezione umanitaria," or humanitarian protection, because they are vulnerable to exploitation by employers.
"Fear has returned," says an Egyptian human rights activist. President Sisi is likely to win re-election next month easily. But the human rights situation under him is grim.
A law firm hired by Turkey is lobbying US state officials about charter schools allegedly run by Turkish opposition leader Fethullah Gulen.
Summer Ahmed was born in Aden, Yemen. She grew up in Michigan, but keeps her Adeni connection. In fact, she is the social media voice of the southern Yemeni separatists who have seized power in Aden.
Women face assault, harassment and sexual violence at every step of the way along the migrant trail, including on European soil. And there are signs that it's gotten even more dangerous for women migrants since European countries closed their borders and pushed the trail underground.
A string of attacks in Afghanistan's capital has left Kabul residents on edge. Some have started carrying notes in their pockets that detail crucial information in case of an emergency: Name, age, blood type.