US embassy in Cuba
Doctors call it “a concussion without concussion.” But what’s causing it? The medical mystery continues.
Chinese newspapers featuring a picture of US President Donald Trump a
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.
A man holds a child after an airstrike in eastern Ghouta, Syria, Feb. 7, 2018. In the Damascus suburb, besieged by government forces since 2013, about 78 civilians were killed by airstrikes and artillery fire on Tuesday, according to monitors. A further 2
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.
Man on a boat lifting a young child to hand to rescuers
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.
Pat traveled from Nigeria to Florence in search of work and was sold into a sex trafficking ring. After she escaped, she lived as an undocumented migrant in southern Italy until an advocacy group helped her secure status. Now she's applying for Italian ci
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.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, Egypt on January 20, 2018.
"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 supporter of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan waves a US and Turkish flag as he waits for him to arrive outside of The Peninsula hotel in Manhattan, New York City, Sept. 19, 2017.
A law firm hired by Turkey is lobbying US state officials about charter schools allegedly run by Turkish opposition leader Fethullah Gulen.
Supporters of southern Yemeni separatists take part in an anti-government protest in Aden, Yemen January 28, 2018
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.
A migrant carrying a child waits to cross the border with Croatia near the village of Berkasovo, Serbia, Oct. 19, 2015. Women face assault, harassment and sexual violence at every step of the way along the European migrant trail, including on European soi
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.
Afghan men carry the coffin of one of the victims of a car bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan January 28, 2018.
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.

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